2nd Avenue Subway
The Straphangers Campaign’s Gene Russianoff says among the worst things is that the 2nd Avenue subway project is behind schedule and over budget.
Bloomberg visited WCBS Newsradio 880’s new studios at 345 Hudson Street this morning and participated in an extensive interview with anchors Michael Wallace and Pat Carroll, as well as veteran political reporter Rich Lamb.
The $4 billion Second Avenue subway project might not be completed until 2018 — about 16 months later than the Metropolitan Transportation Authority had planned, according to a new government report.
For the past two weeks, construction worker Gary Russo has carted his karaoke kit from his home in Queens to sing some Frank Sinatra and Bobby Darin classics during his 30-minute lunch break.
The federally run Statue Of Liberty could be shut down this weekend along with the government if Congress fails to agree on a budget.
The first phase of the 2nd Avenue subway project is expected to last until 2016.