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New York Magazine
Why I’ll Take the StreetcarDesirable? Maybe so. Photo: Friends of the Brooklyn Queens Connector Having lo
Why I’ll Take the Streetcar
New York Magazine / Posted 2 days ago
Desirable? Maybe so. Photo: Friends of the Brooklyn Queens Connector Having lost the fight against Uber and abandoned his plan for a Central Park stable, Bill de Blasio is shifting his transit priorities from one form of 1880s transit technology... Read more
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Engadget
NYC mayor wants a streetcar to connect Brooklyn and QueensWhile expensive, the NYT notes that the BQX would be far cheaper than implement
NYC mayor wants a streetcar to connect Brooklyn and Queens
Engadget / Posted 2 days ago
While expensive, the NYT notes that the BQX would be far cheaper than implementing a whole new subway line. And even though the cars would run a mere 12 miles per hour, they would still make the trip between the neighborhoods of DUMBO and Greenpoint... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Mayor de Blasio plans streetcar to connect Brooklyn and QueensThe ambitious project would run for approximately 16 miles along the waterfront
Mayor de Blasio plans streetcar to connect Brooklyn and Queens
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 3 days ago
The ambitious project would run for approximately 16 miles along the waterfront that stretches between the two boroughs. That area has experienced rapid recent growth but has limited subway service. Aides confirmed the plan Wednesday, a day ahead... Read more
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Mashable
A relaxing timelapse through the NYC subway systemThe New York City subway system is a series of winding tunnels navigated by sme
A relaxing timelapse through the NYC subway system
Mashable / Posted 3 days ago
The New York City subway system is a series of winding tunnels navigated by smelly train cars with odd odors that can only be described as human. Most people can not wait until the subway finally reaches their destination. But there is one glorious... Read more
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NBC New York
De Blasio to Propose Streetcar SystemDe Blasio is set to propose a new streetcar system that would connect Brooklyn
De Blasio to Propose Streetcar System
NBC New York / Posted 3 days ago
De Blasio is set to propose a new streetcar system that would connect Brooklyn and Queens. The ambitious project would run for approximately 16 miles along the waterfront that stretches between the two boroughs. That area has experienced rapid... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
NYC mayor plans streetcar to connect Brooklyn and QueensNEW YORK (AP) - Mayor Bill de Blasio is set to propose a new streetcar system t
NYC mayor plans streetcar to connect Brooklyn and Queens
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 3 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - Mayor Bill de Blasio is set to propose a new streetcar system that would connect Brooklyn and Queens. The ambitious project would run for approximately 16 miles along the waterfront that stretches between the two boroughs. That area... Read more
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This is West Country
Residents in new Taunton development 'fed up' of waiting for their promised roundaboutBetween 2011 and 2012, the former Station Farm site in Greenway Road, Bishops L
Residents in new Taunton development 'fed up' of waiting for their promised roundabout
This is West Country / Posted 9 days ago
Between 2011 and 2012, the former Station Farm site in Greenway Road, Bishops Lydeard, was built into the area now known as Station Green. Taylor Wimpey of Exeter created 39 residential properties, along with the provision of a new roundabout at the... Read more
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New Kerala
Brazil faces Zika virus alert as Olympics nearRio de Janeiro, Jan 25 : Already grappling with construction delays, budget cut
Brazil faces Zika virus alert as Olympics near
New Kerala / Posted 13 days ago
Rio de Janeiro, Jan 25 : Already grappling with construction delays, budget cuts, pollution and a sinking economy, Rio 2016 organisers now face a health alert as they prepare for this year's Olympic Games. Brazil is battling to contain an outbreak... Read more
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New York Magazine
Can Andrew Cuomo Be a Less Toxic Robert Moses?Andrew Cuomo’s grandiose transportation plans may not be big enough. Illustrati
Can Andrew Cuomo Be a Less Toxic Robert Moses?
New York Magazine / Posted 13 days ago
Andrew Cuomo’s grandiose transportation plans may not be big enough. Illustration: Joe Darrow/2015 Getty Images Governor Andrew Cuomo has pledged to stay in office “as long as the people will have me,” but even that may not be long enough to cut the... Read more
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Toronto Star
Last decade’s transit plans are coming togetherNot just because it costs about $1 billion less (freeing up dollars for Scarbor
Last decade’s transit plans are coming together
Toronto Star / Posted 16 days ago
Not just because it costs about $1 billion less (freeing up dollars for Scarborough-Malvern). And not just because Scarborough Town Centre station accounts for the vast majority of the trips on the current RT line (though it does: 70 per cent of... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Lawmakers push for details of Cuomo’s transportation planThe Democratic governor wants to spend $22 billion on bridges and highways, add
Lawmakers push for details of Cuomo’s transportation plan
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 17 days ago
The Democratic governor wants to spend $22 billion on bridges and highways, add a third line to the Long Island Rail Road, overhaul Penn Station, upgrade airports throughout the state and commit $8.3 billion to a plan to overhaul New York City's... Read more
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MPNnow.com
NY lawmakers push for details about Cuomo's transportation plan Posted Jan. 20, 2016 at 7:32 PM Posted Jan. 20, 2016 at 7:32 PM ALBANY — Ne
NY lawmakers push for details about Cuomo's transportation plan
MPNnow.com / Posted 17 days ago
Posted Jan. 20, 2016 at 7:32 PM Posted Jan. 20, 2016 at 7:32 PM ALBANY — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo may be proposing the largest investment in transportation projects in state... Read more
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Middletown Times Herald-Record
Details sought on Cuomo's transportation planALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo may be proposing the largest investment in transport
Details sought on Cuomo's transportation plan
Middletown Times Herald-Record / Posted 17 days ago
ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo may be proposing the largest investment in transportation projects in state history, but that's not preventing criticism that the plan shortchanges upstate regions or glosses over important details about how the governor... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
NY lawmakers push for details of Cuomo's transportation planNew York Gov. Andrew Cuomo may be proposing the largest investment in transport
NY lawmakers push for details of Cuomo's transportation plan
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 17 days ago
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo may be proposing the largest investment in transportation projects in state history, but that's not preventing criticism that the plan shortchanges upstate regions, or glosses over important details about how the governor... Read more
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The Forward
Historic New York Shul Considers, Then Rejects, ‘SynaCondo’ PlanA storied New York Orthodox synagogue, just blocks from the Empire State Buildi
Historic New York Shul Considers, Then Rejects, ‘SynaCondo’ Plan
The Forward / Posted 20 days ago
A storied New York Orthodox synagogue, just blocks from the Empire State Building, is looking to its future, but says a report that it may build a gleaming 19-story ‘SynaCondo’ is wrong. The West Side Jewish Center - Congregation Beth Israel was... Read more
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Philly.com
Planning the nation's birthday party . . . for 2026The dozens of Philadelphians committed to the project have expansive ideas. Lik
Planning the nation's birthday party . . . for 2026
Philly.com / Posted 21 days ago
The dozens of Philadelphians committed to the project have expansive ideas. Like Herrmann - a Wharton grad and founding executive director of Campus Philly, which seeks to keep college grads in Philadelphia - they talk with an enthusiasm once so... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Cuomo unveils budget plan and initiatives for 2016Governor Andrew Cuomo, D-New York, unveiled his 2016 budget and State of the St
Cuomo unveils budget plan and initiatives for 2016
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 24 days ago
Governor Andrew Cuomo, D-New York, unveiled his 2016 budget and State of the State address Wednesday. Lawmakers and officials from across the state attended the event in Albany. Cuomo revealed a number of plans in his $145 billion budget for the... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Republican PartyWhat the economy needs is a massive program of investment in public infrastruct
Republican Party
The Huffington Post / Posted 25 days ago
What the economy needs is a massive program of investment in public infrastructure to provide jobs and domestic growth that is relatively insulated from global trends. Such a program could also accelerate an overdue transition to a greener economy.... Read more
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NBC New York
Wi-Fi, Cell Service: Big Changes Coming to NYC SubwayDropped calls, lost connections and sputtering phone batteries will soon be a t
Wi-Fi, Cell Service: Big Changes Coming to NYC Subway
NBC New York / Posted 29 days ago
Dropped calls, lost connections and sputtering phone batteries will soon be a thing of the past on the New York subway system, thanks to efforts to bring the nation's busiest transit system into the 21st century. Wi-Fi service will be extended to... Read more
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DNA Info
Second Avenue Will Get Protected Bike Lane Before Subway Opens, City SaysUPPER EAST SIDE — Second Avenue is getting a new look this summer before the ne
Second Avenue Will Get Protected Bike Lane Before Subway Opens, City Says
DNA Info / Posted 30 days ago
UPPER EAST SIDE — Second Avenue is getting a new look this summer before the new subway line opens later this year. The Department of Transportation unveiled plans for a total redesign of the avenue, with new protected bike lanes, dedicated... Read more

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