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The Transportation Bond Act: Vote Yes

Oct 17, 2005

Unless you are a real policy wonk, you probably are not aware of the most important transportation issue in New York City this election season. No, it is not


The Transportation Bond Act: Vote No

Oct 17, 2005

Gotham is an old city with an aging physical infrastructure. But the state’s $2.9 billion Transportation Bond Act, which will be on the November 8 ballot as “Proposal No. 2,”


Transportation Bond Act

Oct 17, 2005

With mayoral candidates giving little attention to transportation issues, voters' biggest choice in the transportation arena will be their vote on the 2005 Transportation Bond Act. The


Katrina's Wake-Up Call For New York?

Sep 19, 2005

Could a disaster like Hurricane Katrina happen in New York City? If it did, could New Yorkers find the transportation they need to move to safety? “If we don't


42nd Street

Aug 29, 2005

Forty years ago, New York reacted to the loss of old Pennsylvania Station by passing a law to protect city


Hybrid Vehicles

Jul 20, 2005

Evgeny Friedman, with slicked-back hair and Adidas trainers -- talkative in two languages and on two cell phones -- is the no-nonsense co-owner of Taxi Club Management Inc., managing a