Transportation

The New York Times Living City Series: Finally, a Second Avenue Subway

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.

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February 19, 2014 12:27 PM | Comments

This week on MetroFocus: WNYC’s Brigid Bergin on Bill de Blasio’s State of the City, Rockefeller Foundation President Judith Rodin discusses transit solutions, and more.

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February 14, 2014 1:39 PM | Comments

On the next edition of MetroFocus: WNYC’s Brigid Bergin on Bill de Blasio’s State of the City, Rockefeller Foundation President Judith Rodin discusses transit solutions, and more.

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David Cruz, NJ Today  |  September 4, 2013 3:45 PM | Comments
With the governor and the Energy Secretary on hand, NJ Transit announced that it is taking the first steps to plan for the construction of NJ TransitGrid, a so-called micro-grid that would allow the transit system to operate independently of the main grid in case of an emergency, like Sandy.VIDEO
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August 30, 2013 1:49 PM | Comments
The next edition of MetroFocus features mayoral candidate Bill Thompson, a review of the Five Borough Ballot reporting project, New Jersey's micro-grid study, an upcoming documentary about Billie Jean King, and the Central Park BioBlitzVIDEO
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July 8, 2013 2:58 PM | Comments
This week on MetroFocus: a proposal for NYC parks, big money for bridges, the history of Greenwich Village, sculptor Gary Weisman, and art from Superstorm Sandy.VIDEO
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Desirée Taylor, NJ Today  |  April 25, 2013 10:32 AM | Comments
With that vote, the Port Authority Board of Commissioners gave the green light to move forward with what they describe as an historic bridge construction program.VIDEO
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Brenda Flanagan, NJ Today  |  April 1, 2013 10:48 AM | Comments
Road crews poured concrete into the massive sinkhole created by a recent water main break in Hoboken — the third one in two days.VIDEO
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Marisa Wong  |  January 23, 2013 10:43 AM | Comments
MetroFocus digs deeper into the secrets of Grand Central: a historical timeline graphic, a web-exclusive interview with author Sam Roberts, and a Storify collection of Grand Central's social media happenings.VIDEO
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Beth Garbitelli  |  January 22, 2013 12:43 PM | 1 Comment
Long Island Transportation System Put to the TestVIDEO
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January 18, 2013 10:14 AM | Comments
MetroFocus looks at the recovery nearly 90 days after Superstorm Sandy, compares and contrasts two different state of the state addresses, and wishes Grand Central Terminal a happy birthday.VIDEO
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