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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, ... read more

Long Island Bar Throws 'LIRR Sucks' Party With Free Drinks For Survivors

The LIRR has been nearly as spectacular as the NYC subway system of ... summer (and potentially beyond). Luckily, booze very temporarily heals most pain, and one Long Island bar was kind enough to thr... 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 add... read more

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De Blasio: Legalizing Marijuana In NYC Is ‘Once-In-A-Generation Opportunity’

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Mayor Bill de Blasio is endorsing a ... To break the mold of the past. To repair and redeem the lives of people who were treated unjustly. That’s what we can do here. And in th... read more

Cuomo declares state of emergency for MTA to speed work

Cuomo, speaking at an MTA conference in Manhattan, pledged the state would “commit an additional $1 billion” in capital spending to expedite improvements to the region’s aging transit ... beyond the a... read more

Fixing WMATA, the Nation’s Second Busiest Transit System, From Every Direction

This March, an eerily similar fire prompted Metro officials to shut down the entire subway system for a day to perform systemwide inspections and repair. There are more ... in the country after the on... read more

The fallen five

The destruction of the “fallen five” theaters (if I may coin that term)—the Morosco ... the Apollo, which was also beyond repair. The Empire was renovated into the the AMC Empire 25 movie theater, wit... read more

FEMA demands Sandy victims repay $5.8M in aid

When the storm struck the New York and New Jersey coastlines, the surging ocean poured into densely populated seaside neighborhoods, flooding hospitals and subway tunnels ... d received to repair his ... read more

“A Shocking Sabbath Carnival of Death”

For the newspaper’s longer feature stories, Bennett did whatever was necessary to acquire the talents of the preeminent names in American letters—writers like Mark Twain, Stephen Crane, and Walt Whitm... read more

Dr. Gridlock

The Washington Post's Dr. Gridlock, Robert Thomson ... Some possibilities: You can take I-287 in a wide loop to the west of the city and pick up I-87, the New York Thruway. From there, you can go west ... read more

The deadly case of Mr. Hyde

He’s caused pain beyond any repair. It’s not in me ... The law was named for Kendra Webdale, a New York City woman, who was killed in 1999 after a paranoid schizophrenic man pushed her in front of an ... 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 be... read more

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