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Letters: The NYC Subway Is Not ‘Beyond Repair’

After reading “The New York City Subway Is Beyond Repair,” I felt compelled to respond to what I see as basic inaccuracies that undermine the piece as a whole. I have a degree in infrastructure engineering and am an engineer-in-training in the field ... read more

This Essay Proposing to "Fix" the NYC Subway with Autonomous Cars Demonstrates the Insanity of Neoliberalism

Peter Wayner, “The New York City Subway Is Beyond Repair,” The Atlantic ... Lower supply of service = higher price = poor people just have to walk. (3/) Letters were sent to the Atlantic in response—including one by a man named Patrick Zerr, who ... read more

Replacing the NYC Subway System With Autonomous Cars Is a Terrible Idea

It would be unrealistic to expect we could put all these cars, plus all the subway riders, in NYC’s existing subway tunnels. One Atlantic reader, in a letter to the editor ... that it’s beyond repair,” Geddes continued. “There are new and better ... read more

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MTA warns repairs, hiring will stop unless city ponies up half of the $836M subway project

It's your money – or your subway. That's the choice the top NYC Transit official gave to the MTA ... the MTA won't be able to hire staff needed for the work beyond January. He said critical repair projects could take longer to complete or be scrapped ... read more


WATCH: Kansas mother gets $132,000 bill after child accidentally knocks over statue at community center

Lyons said the statue was damaged beyond repair and he wants to be reimbursed for the time ... Man wanted on murder charge out of New York, arrested in Spokane Man wanted on murder charge out of New York, arrested in Spokane SPOKANE, Wash.- read more

What happens now with IHOP’s name change campaign?

Start your day with the news you need from the Bay Area and beyond ... s and Subway. “It’s not a bad publicity stunt. As far as hype goes and buzz goes, that part of the equation worked,” said in a phone interview from New York. read more

NY Waterway Founder To Hoboken Council: Leave Dry Dock Alone

HOBOKEN, NJ — The founder of NY ... Imperatore's letter follows below. "On behalf of the thousands of New Jersey commuters who ride NY Waterway ferries every day, and on behalf of the thousands of additional commuters who take our ferries when other mass ... read more

MTA Scrambles To Keep Up With "Entitled" Millennials' Expectations

These ongoing subway repairs are one major problem still facing the MTA, as chairman and CEO Thomas Prendergast laid forth at City & State’s “State of New York Infrastructure ... to make sure we go beyond a state of good repair, deal with climate ... read more

MTA wants to spend $32B to repair aging system struggling to meet its record ridership

aging transit system riders use today. But Prendergast has acknowledged that is insufficient. "We're beyond state of good repair," Prendergast told reporters in April. "If New York wants to remain competitive on a global level, it's gonna have to do things ... read more

Mad Minute stories from Monday, June 18th

He told the paper it was uninsured and damaged beyond repair. "I want to be reimbursed for the amount ... bees swarmed over a Times Square surveillance camera on Sunday, the New York City Police Department announced. Police responded to the bees located ... read more



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