On May Day, Occupy activists will join forces with labor unions and immigrant rights activists. But there’s still some friction between the various groups involved.
New York City is taking steps to prepare for the expansion of the Panama Canal, which will allow double the cargo to be shipped into New York’s harbor by 2024.
There are several credit card payment systems in NYC taxis and the experience of using them will soon be changing. Ticket sales, swiping en route, screens for the visually impaired and iPads are just some of the new options.
Residents disapproved some of the New Jersey governor’s recent actions. Could that impact his possible movement toward national politics.
While the city is in the process of making its data transparent, the work of one nonprofit illuminates what the future of urban systems might look like.
Seven years ago, composer Craig Shepard packed a pocket trumpet and a musician’s composition notebook and set off for a month-long stroll across Switzerland. Along the way, Shepard traversed 250 miles, composing a piece of music every day and performing it precisely at 6:00 pm in the Swiss town squares, harbors, and mountaintops that he reached at the end of […]
What do you do with the stuff you no longer want? The Salvation Army is a charitable option for things not too well past their wear. Craigslist is great if you want to recoup a few bucks and maybe make a personal connection. In handling its own cast-offs, the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) has found a solution, much to nostalgia collectors’ […]
Will a system that allows New Yorkers to find out how far away the next bus is boost lagging ridership rates? MetroFocus looks at how successful similar programs have been in other cities.