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Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the Department of Transportation have made a strong push for expanding bike lanes throughout New York City, but as more streets boast a special
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In the latest iteration of the bike lane debate, the City Council unanimously approved a package of legislation Wednesday to force the Bloomberg administration to report on
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Currently so-called black cabs or gypsy cabs cannot pick up passengers who hail them on the street. A proposal by Mayor Michael Bloomberg seeks to change that.
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They went down the line -- abolish it, audit it, let the public elect its leaders, put the governor in charge. One-by-one, each gubernatorial candidate castigated the Metropolitan
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Last month, advocates for the city's disabled filed suit against the Metropolitan Transportation Authority for failure to adhere to requirements of the federal Americans with
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Some things are almost universally avoided whenever possible: jury duty, dental work, parking tickets.
While annoying, each of these serves a greater personal or social purpose. With parking tickets,
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At around 8 on a hot July night, deep inside the Columbus Circle subway station, frustration was on full display. A small group gathered around a bank
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Will fast trains such as Spain's Velaro, be coming to New York?
Imagine making the trip from New York City to Albany by train in under an hour.
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The City Council wants to turn the light on taxis.
Weighing in on the cab overcharging scandal first revealed three months ago, the City Council approved
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Mohammad Chowdhury bears the scars of his profession. A long scar stretches across his throat, a memento of a five-inch knife wound he received during a March