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.
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.
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 BioBlitz
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..
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.
Long Island Transportation System Put to the Test
MetroFocus looks at the recovery nearly 90 days after Superstorm Sandy, compares and contrasts two different governors, and wishes Grand Central Terminal a happy birthday.