Transportation

Repairs Could Close Train Tunnels and Snarl Commutes for a Year

A new engineering report shows cracks, crumbling concrete, exposed steel supports and leaks. It’s old age, plus corrosion from Sandy’s sea water storm surge.

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October 30, 2014 10:56 AM | Comments

The rebuilding continues two years after Sandy, how train tunnel repairs could snarl commutes for years, Albany’s role in developing business on Long Island and PBS Nature’s upcoming documentary A Sloth Named Velcro.

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October 27, 2014 1:29 PM | Comments

The rebuilding continues two years after Sandy, how train tunnel repairs could snarl commutes for years, Albany’s role in developing business on Long Island and PBS Nature’s upcoming documentary “A Sloth Named Velcro.”

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October 9, 2014 11:06 AM | Comments

The New York Times’ Living City video series continues with “Finally, a 2nd Ave. Subway,” Maria Hinojosa outlines her series on changing American demographics, how on some of the world’s most unusual species that thrive despite their evolutionary handicaps and the president of the organization that organizes the Columbus Day parade.

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October 9, 2014 11:05 AM | Comments
The Upper East Side is at last seeing progress on its new subway line. For the residents and businesses in the area affected by this vast construction project, it has been an exercise in endurance.VIDEO
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October 3, 2014 3:58 PM | Comments

The New York Times’ Living City video series continues with “Finally, a 2nd Ave. Subway,” Maria Hinojosa outlines her series on changing American demographics, how on some of the world’s most unusual species that thrive despite their evolutionary handicaps and the president of the organization that organizes the Columbus Day parade.

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September 25, 2014 2:57 PM | 2 Comments

The New York Times Living City Series: A Tale of Two Bridges looks at the Tappan Zee, innovative programs are helping struggling veterans, PBS Nature’s “Penguins: A Spy in the Huddle” and American Graduate Day: Tony Bennett on Using the Arts to Keep Students in School.

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September 25, 2014 2:44 PM | 1 Comment
Living City: A Tale of Two Bridges compares the decision to replace the 60-year-old Tappan Zee Bridge connecting Westchester and Rockland counties with the decision to renovate the the Brooklyn Bridge, a span that is now 131 years old.VIDEO
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September 19, 2014 2:59 PM | Comments

The New York Times Living City Series: A Tale of Two Bridges looks at the Tappan Zee, innovative programs are helping struggling veterans, PBS Nature’s “Penguins: A Spy in the Huddle” and American Graduate Day: Tony Bennett on Using the Arts to Keep Students in School.

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July 17, 2014 10:08 AM | 1 Comment

On this edition of metroFocus: Anthony Marx on New York’s Public Library, transportation expert Gridlock Sam, the public pensions debate, and a summer meals program that is keeping New Jersey students from hunger.

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