2nd Avenue Subway

Passengers on the subway after the system came online following Hurricane Irene - New York, NY - Aug 29, 2011 (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Straphangers Campaign Lists Bests And Worsts For Year In Transit

The Straphangers Campaign’s Gene Russianoff says among the worst things is that the 2nd Avenue subway project is behind schedule and over budget.

12/13/2011

Mayor Michael Bloomberg with anchor Michael Wallace in WCBS Newsradio 880 Studio 11A - New York, NY - Dec 8, 2011 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880)

Mayor Michael Bloomberg Talks Cabs, Education, More In Interview At WCBS 880’s New Studios

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.

12/08/2011

Photo/Al Jones

Feds: Long-Delayed 2nd Avenue Subway Project May Not Be Done Until 2018

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.

08/23/2011

Gary Russo sings a song at the corner of Second Avenue and 73rd Street on Aug. 2, 2011 (credit: Stan Brooks/1010 WINS)

Construction Worker Serenades Crowds At 2nd Avenue Subway Project

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.

08/02/2011

The Statue of Liberty is seen from Liberty State Park - Jersey City, NJ - Jun 19, 2010 - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

Federal Government Shutdown Would Mean Closure Of Statue Of Liberty

The federally run Statue Of Liberty could be shut down this weekend along with the government if Congress fails to agree on a budget.

04/06/2011

2nd Avenue on the Upper East Side - New York, NY - Jun 22, 2010 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Businesses Still Suffering Amid 2nd Ave. Subway Work

The first phase of the 2nd Avenue subway project is expected to last until 2016.

12/01/2010

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