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The route of the new Metro North line which will go through Westchester County before the four new Bronx stations.

BREAKING! Community-informed Vision for Bronx Neighborhoods around New Metro-North Stations

Planning work describes potential housing, economic and infrastructure opportunities to support now-funded stations coming to Hunts Point, Parkchester/Van Nest, Morris Park and Co-op City Department of City Planning (DCP) Director Anita Laremont today announced the release of community-informed planning work that is […]

City Council Panel on Taxi Medallions Releases Report

City Council Panel on Taxi Medallions Releases Report

You should know that the report of the task force created by the New York City Council, was released Friday. This panel, which met for six months, was charged with studying and making recommendations to fix the crisis regarding the […]

by · February 3, 2020 · Government, News
Profile America: First Drive-In Gas Station

Profile America: First Drive-In Gas Station

Saturday, December 1st. On this date in 1913, what is today the Gulf Oil Company opened the nation’s first drive-in gas station. Located at the intersection of Baum Boulevard and St. Clair Street in Pittsburgh, the filling station was a […]

Profile America: Roads Paved With Good Inventions

The first concrete road in America was completed on this date 126 years ago in Bellefontaine, Ohio.

Profile America: First State Chartered Railroad

Profile America: First State Chartered Railroad

Wednesday, February 28. Although February is the calendar’s shortest month, it looms large in America’s history of railroad development. In 1815, the first state charter for a railroad was issued by New Jersey for a never-completed line between Trenton and […]

Rendering of fast-charging hub courtesy of ChargePoint

Mayor Announces Fast-Charging EV Hubs in All 5 Boros

City to develop fast charging hubs in every borough in 2018 with new commitment to develop 50 fast charging hubs citywide by 2020 Will help spur adoption of EVs by New Yorkers, with goal of 20% of new car registrations […]

Profile America: The Open Road

The nation’s first limited access, divided superhighway opened this month 76 years ago — the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

by · October 24, 2016 · Profile America
Bike to Work Day

Bike to Work Day

Bike to Work Day MAY 16, 2016 — To commemorate Bike to Work Week (May 16-20) and Bike to Work Day (May 20), the U.S. Census Bureau presents a graphic showing the percentage of people biking to work in cities […]

President Barack Obama

In Final State of the Union, President Obama Supports Economic Priorities

WASHINGTON — As part of President Obama’s final State of the Union address. SBA entrepreneurs Ronna Rice, CEO of Rice’s Lucky Clover Honey, Abdirahman Kahin, owner of Afro Deli, and Mark Davis of WDC Solar attended the speech. “Under President Obama, our […]

by · January 13, 2016 · Government, Labor