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What If We Treated the MTA Like the Essential Service It Is?

We shouldn't have to endure a "C train during rush hour that inexplicably takes 20 minutes to arrive"-like wait for subway service to get better.

December 7, 2022
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The Bizarre and Riveting Sport of Race-Walking in NYC

"It’s a contest to see who can whisper the loudest. You’re flirting with running, just gotta keep getting right up to the edge."

November 29, 2022
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A Very Moynihan Train Hall Thanksgiving: ‘Wow, I Can’t Even Sit Down?’

Hell Gate tours the brand new train hall on its most-traveled holiday weekend

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New York’s Suburbs Now Have Better Transit. So How About Some More Housing?

Billions of dollars have gone to make a commute to NYC from its suburbs easier. Will Long Island and Westchester hold up their end of the bargain?

October 27, 2022
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The Keepers of Gramercy Park Do Not Like Their New Citi Bike Dock

There might be millions of Citi Bike riders, but there is only one Gramercy Park.

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Controversial Urban Design Opinion: Train Stations Should Have Benches Where the Fucking Trains Are

Take a train to exotic Philadelphia and see why benches in train stations are good.

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Queens Is Probably Getting a ‘High Line’ Instead of a Subway Line

The abandoned Rockaway Beach Branch train line has been a point of contention for decades. Now City Hall looks to finally foreclose a possible reactivation.

September 20, 2022
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NYC Streets Continue to be Very Deadly

Citywide, per Department of Transportation data, 158 people have been killed in traffic fatalities as of August 16.

August 17, 2022