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Off the Rails
Related’s Steve Ross is determined to get his Hudson Yards mega-development built. The developer began demolition work earlier this year, and a slew of new renderings has been trickling out online. He also boldly declared he would secure at least 3.5 million square feet of leases this year. One of those could be Read More
Maybe it’s not all bad news for transit riders after all. Or at least less-bad news.
There are rumors swirling that Amtrak may take over the failed ARC Tunnel that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie killed off last month. The national rail line wants to use the additional tracks to serve a burgeoning Read More
Don’t even go there. Because the buses already don’t.
That’s the message from a group of transit advocates, who sent an open letter to Albany yesterday pleading with the governor and Legislature not to raid the MTA’s dedicated funding. Again.
Over the weekend, the Underbelly Project exploded across the Internet. The work of dozens of street artists, they had taken over an abandoned subway station somewhere in the city and turned it into an underground (get it!) exhibition.
Yet when transit wonks saw the show online, their first wasn’t, “Whoa, nice tag!” Read More
MTA Chairman Jay Walder said at this morning’s Crain’s Business Breakfast Forum that he is staying out of the November elections
Panel members from Crain’s and the New York Times asked if Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Cuomo’s remarks that we “need a total overhaul of the MTA” had led to conversations with Cuomo.
“No. Read More