Transportation

Gridlock Sam on What's in Store for the LIRR and Beyond

Traffic engineer and former city transportation official Sam Schwartz, better known to many as "Gridlock Sam," joined Rafael Pi Roman to discuss the metropolitan region’s transit system.

The line of people waiting to take the bus from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn to midtown Manhattan wrapped all the way around the new arena. MetroFocus/ Georgia Kral
Georgia Kral  |  November 2, 2012 8:20 PM | Comments
Who's on the bus to Manhattan? People who have to work and people whose journeys are worth the time it takes.
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November 2, 2012 4:23 PM | Updated: Nov. 1, 2012, 2:38 PM | Comments
Coverage of the damage throughout New Jersey, with special editions of NJ Today with Mike Schneider.VIDEO
A tree felled by Hurricane Sandy winds at the Long Meadow of Prospect Park, before 4:45 p.m. on Monday afternoon, before the height of storm. Photo by Marc Rosenblatt.
Christina Knight and Georgia Kral  |  November 2, 2012 4:15 PM | Updated: Nov. 2, 2012, 6:30 AM | Comments
Federal and state laws have been waived, allowing more tankers to deliver fuel to region through the Port of New York. Sandy victims in New York get new aid.VIDEO
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Christina Knight  |  November 2, 2012 9:55 AM | Updated: Nov. 2, 2012 9:55 AM | Comments
The Holland Tunnel opened Friday to buses only. A transportation emergency makes all MTA services free through Friday. The M and 7 subway lines were added on Friday.
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Marc Joseph Rosenblatt  |  November 2, 2012 9:05 AM | Updated: Nov 8, 2012, 4:25 PM | 1 Comment
As gas supplies dwindle, customers stand in line with gas canisters and police monitor the station.VIDEO
Another driver who worked on Monday and Wednesday, preparing the donation envelopes for clients.  There is a $1.50 suggested donation that clients are asked to pay for meals, but they can pay as little or as much as they want. Many gave extra money on Monday and Wednesday. Photo courtesy QCH.
Meryl Branch-McTiernan  |  November 2, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
A Queens nonprofit went the extra mile to deliver more than 500 meals to homebound elderly residents before Sandy hit.VIDEO
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November 1, 2012 12:54 PM | Comments
Bridges are open and all MTA services are free through Friday, but time is what people are spending.
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Nathaniel Herz for The New York World  |  October 29, 2012 8:59 AM | Comments
New York greets Hurricane Sandy with fewer shelters and state troopers — and a shorter timeline for evacuation
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Michael Aron for NJ Today  |  October 4, 2012 10:45 AM | Comments
New Jersey democrats want more transparency at the Port Authority.VIDEO
Tug boats short film Jessica Edwards
Jessica Edwards for narrative.ly  |  October 2, 2012 1:38 PM | Comments
The short film “Tugs” is an ode to the hardest working boats on the waterways and the people who pilot them.VIDEO
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