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‘MetroFocus: Transforming Transportation’ Preview

July 19, 2012 5:44 PMvideo

“MetroFocus: Transforming Transportation” premieres on July 24 at 10:30 p.m. on WLIW21; July 25 10:30 p.m. on NJTV; and July 26 at 8:30 p.m. on THIRTEEN.

MetroFocus “Transforming Transportation” explores the diverse ways New Yorkers get around the metropolitan area and the large-scale projects that will improve our overburdened transit systems. Show highlights include a report on the East Side Access project that will connect Long Island commuters directly to Grand Central Terminal, new GPS tracking systems for the MTA’s city buses, an interview with legendary transit columnist “Gridlock Sam,” a visit to a Brooklyn neighborhood where a group of seniors is making the streets safer for walking, and a look at the world of the ultra-marathon runners training on New York City streets.

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