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Public Transportation

  1. urban planning
    Why New York Can’t Have Nice ThingsIt costs three times more to build a subway station here than in London or Paris. What if we could change that?
  2. A CA Bill to Encourage High-Density Development Near Transit Dies. For Now.An ambitious bill to force local governments to allow high-density housing near transit stops aroused a huge debate — and too much opposition.
  3. Nashville Mayor Resigns Over Using Public Money to Fund Affair With BodyguardIn a sex scandal that soon involved misuse of public funds, the rising star of Nashville politics lost her job and maybe her career.
  4. subway
    B and 5 Train Commuters Awarded New Right to Complain A new report says those lines are NYC’s worst. 
  5. BoltBus Passenger Offered Free Rides to Make Up for That Pesky ExplosionProbably just don’t go anywhere ever.
  6. New Yorkers Working More Than 49 Hours a Week Thanks to Long Commutes“If New York City is going to symbolize the American Dream, we can’t be a nightmare when it comes to long work hours and commuting. Our residents deserve better.”
  7. stand clear of the closing doors
    Meet NYC’s Most Lovable Repeat Offender, Who Just Can’t Quit Public TransitDarius McCollum has been arrested 29 times.
  8. anti-charity
    MTA Bans Collecting Used MetroCards for CharityIts only believable reason makes it sound pretty mean.
  9. public transportation
    Goldman Sachs Is Being Oddly Coy About Its New Public FerriesIt’s even swearing people to secrecy.
  10. stand clear of the closing doors
    MTA Debuts a Whole New Way for You to Yell at ItThe MTA wants your feedback on video.
  11. stand clear of the closing doors
    Student Saved by Good Samaritans After Fainting Onto Subway TracksA new batch of anonymous subway heroes.