Opinion

Michael Bloomberg in Oklahoma City.
The former NYC mayor’s justification for the racial breakdown of stop-and-frisk isn’t supported by data.
New York City Transit Authority President Andy Byford
For the transit authority to change, elected officials must do so too.
The non-violence sculpture at the U.N. headquarters in New York City.
New York’s famously tough gun laws play a role in curbing both homicides and suicides, but there are other factors at play.
States are legalizing turning garages into apartments.
The state should legalize turning garages into apartments.
Former Congressman Frederick Richmond, 96, died last month.
The recently deceased former Brooklyn congressman was a staunch liberal, but also corrupt and transactional.
Gov. Cuomo has proposed adding eight new tracks to Penn Station.
While Gov. Cuomo’s ambition to improve capacity is commendable, the recently announced plan is all wrong.
The Acela high-speed rail in Washington D.C.
Instead, Gov. Andrew Cuomo should invest in local transit improvements all over the state.
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