Posts Tagged transit

51 Things Obama can Do

January 13, 2009
51 Things Obama can Do

For New York What would you do for New York if you were president? My initial thoughts: an MTA bailout–with strings attached–that require the funding stream to come away from volatile real estate taxes, a bit of extra funding to NYSERDA to beef up its city program so that 10 million New Yorkers can take […]

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More Mass Transit Wanted

January 9, 2009
More Mass Transit Wanted

Whatever happened to that Poll? Just this week, the MTA unveiled the draft of their sustainability report, in Washington D.C. of all places. Apparently it is because the new proposals are in line with the President Elect’s transit plans? Perhaps they were just trying to avoid another shoe throwing incident. Different news sources have outlined […]

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2009: The Year of Transit

January 5, 2009
2009: The Year of Transit

What is this Infrastructure? Happy New Year dear readers! I trust that everyone had a hard time making it into work today, assuming that you took the nice long break you deserved. But if you are lucky like me, your commute allowed you to read some headlines, since you weren’t driving. Yesterday’s Times has a […]

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No More Congestion Pricing

April 8, 2008
No More Congestion Pricing

Woe is Us. It seems almost surreal that political decisions are made in 3rd floor conference rooms-in secrecy-without votes these days. One would think that this practice would describe the currently contested elections in Zimbabwe. But alas, we are just as opaque here in the Empire State. Transparent Traffic. While I am personally disappointed that […]

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