Three stations where the G train was extended in 2009 saw a surge in straphanger entry between 2008 and 2011.
The Brooke Jackman Foundation will donate 75-100 books to 20 school libraries in the metropolitan area. Parents can vote for their school through April 30.
The Panama Canal expansion will allow double the cargo and much larger ships to call at New York's harbor by 2024.
MetroFocus talked with a geneticist and a technology whiz who came to New York to succeed.
MetroFocus met four immigrants whose own experiences led to careers fighting for the rights of others.