Transit Issues

Friday, Oct. 9, 2015

Springfield Gardens

Driver in bus crash faces charges: DA

The driver involved in the MTA bus crash into the backyard of a home near South Conduit Oct 3, was charged Wednesday for possessing 64 zip lock bags of cocaine and other charges stemming from the incident, announced the District Attorney’s office. Comment.

Friday, Oct. 2, 2015


High Line hopes

The MTA is playing a riff on the saying, “If you believe that, I have a bridge to sell you.” Comments (2).

Seniors need a safer Queens Boulevard

Wide streets with fast-moving vehicle traffic make it dangerous for seniors to navigate their own neighborhoods. Older New Yorkers are one of the groups most at risk of being injured or killed in traffic crashes. This is a significant problem in Queens, where seniors are 13 percent of the population (and growing) but make up 35 percent of pedestrian fatalities. Comments (3).

Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015


Mayor targeted in unions ads as tensions mount over MTA funding

Mayor Bill de Blasio is firing back at the Transit Workers Union for launching a new ad campaign attacking him for underfunding the state-controlled mass transit system. Comment.

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