Posts tagged with 'New York City'
A NYC subway rat turns lets a camera capture his good side. Photo via ericskiff.
Friday Fun: New York’s Next Top Rat
Last week, the New York Times asked all readers to submit snapshots of  their “favorite subway rats” to compile a slide show documenting the life apart of these perpetually persecuted but perspicacious little creatures. Now, you can find their “field study” on New ...
Need a cab in NYC? Find available cars and ride partners with Weeels! Image via www.weeels.org
Need a Cab in NYC? Use Weeels!
Nope, it’s not a typo! We’re talkin’ about Weeels, a new online tool to help you “save time, save money, save energy and save space” by finding people to share a cab with you. Here’s how it works: First, you download ...
Kids in NYC will keep their passes to ride to and from school on city transit. Photo via shell belle.
Kids Ride Free on New York City Transit
As school systems around the country start charging kids for their rides on the yellow school bus – or even cutting bus service altogether - a tentative deal worked out with state legislators in Albany reportedly will give the Metropolitan Transit ...
Mayor Bloomberg and Transportation Commissioner Sadik-Khan at new plant in Queens. Photo via theepochtimes.com
Recycled Asphalt in NYC to Cut Congestion, Pollution, Wear-and-Tear
At the end of May, New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Department of Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan announced the start of operations at a new asphalt plant in Corona, Queens. The new plant – part of the city’s ...
New Bus-Only Lanes for Manhattan's East Side
“New Yorkers are tired of waiting years and decades for changes to make their streets work better … We want to give buses  the red carpet.”-  Janette Sadik Khan, transportation commissioner, New York City Department of Transportation, quoted in the ...
Left: What 1st Ave will look like with bus-only lanes; Right: 1st Ave
New Bus-Only Lanes for Manhattan’s East Side
“New Yorkers are tired of waiting years and decades for changes to make their streets work better … We want to give buses  the red carpet.”-  Janette Sadik Khan, transportation commissioner, New York City Department of Transportation, quoted in the ...
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