Transit Issues

Sunday, July 7, 2013


Do not blame birds for plane collisions

The recent near collision of two passenger jets over New York City is once again proof that there are more near-collisions between planes due to pilot and control tower error. Comments (2).

Thursday, July 4, 2013

Breezy Point

City to study future of Rockaway ferry

The city is floating the idea for a permanent ferry that would serve the Rockaways. Comments (1).

Wednesday, July 3, 2013


GCP crash snarls westbound traffic near Astoria

Westbound traffic came to a standstill on the Grand Central Parkway near Astoria Wednesday afternoon after a multiple car crash, the FDNY said. Comment.

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Braunstein bill prompts flight noise investigation

Advocates working to silence the drastic uptick in airliner noise throughout northeast Queens celebrated a victory this week when a bill allowing the Port Authority to investigate their claims passed the state Legislature. All they need now is the governor’s signature. Comments (1).

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