New York City

Politics

Taxi drivers plan hunger strike for debt relief

A group of protesters hope the action will force a new plan from City Hall to help them pay off what they owe on medallion loans.

Transportation

Policy

We watched 18 hours of congestion pricing hearings so you don’t have to

Public speakers had concerns about charging too much, but much public testimony landed in the tolling program’s favor.

Transportation

Policy

NYC and taxi drivers have very different ideas for how to tackle medallion debt

The city is sticking with its grant program despite scathing criticism from taxi drivers who say it’s not nearly enough to give them relief.

Transportation

Policy

The MTA isn’t budging on ending shared Access-A-Ride trips

Users want solo rides to resume because of the pandemic, but the MTA claims a driver shortage makes that impossible.

Transportation

Politics

The mad dash for a new MTA leader

Cuomo didn’t get the restructuring he wanted, a rare transit loss for the governor.

Transportation

Policy

Why can’t Cuomo's DOT get along with Native American tribes?

The state government, especially the Department of Transportation, keeps clashing with Indigenous New Yorkers.

Transportation

Policy

5 things to know about Janno Lieber

The MTA’s new acting chief has a long history in capital development.

Transportation

Policy

When’s the congestion pricing check going to arrive?

The MTA’s progress on New York City road tolling is moving about as fast as Lower Manhattan traffic at rush hour.

Transportation

Policy

Where subway performance stands at the end of the MTA emergency

A look at key performance indicators at the beginning and end of the MTA’s four-year state of emergency.

Transportation

Policy

The governor’s plan to reinvent Penn Station might need some rethinking

New York City has changed a lot over the past century, but its commuter rail network remains fundamentally the same.

Transportation

Policy

How accessible is transit in New York?

Every New Yorker knows what it’s like to be exasperated with train delays or miss a muffled announcement from a subway conductor that a local train is suddenly going express.

NYC Department of Transportation

Policy

So when will NYC have congestion pricing?

Biden’s approval of an environmental assessment is a shortcut on the long road to completing the toll project.

Transportation

Policy

Should community boards weigh in on bike lanes?

Alternative transportation advocates say a New York City law intended to give communities a voice should be repealed.

NYC Department of Transportation

Politics

Why are the NYC subways still closed overnight?

Calls to reopen the subways for 24/7 service are growing after nearly a year of closures.

Transportation

Policy

Can the MTA get back on track without derailing New York’s recovery?

NY’s recovery depends on trimming MTA’s operating budget while maintaining efficient service.

NYC Department of Transportation

Policy

How Biden’s Amtrak legacy may help advance NY’s transportation agenda

A rail enthusiast in the Oval Office signals hope for more federal aid and transportation funding.

New York City

Policy

6 Things To Know About Polly Trottenberg

Meet the incoming deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Transportation

Policy

Tech rides to transit’s rescue

The Transit Tech Lab picks eight finalist companies to address pandemic challenges.

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