Sam Schwartz

MTA Chairman Warns Of Dire Consequences If Funding Isn't Found For Transit ImprovementsMore subway delays? That could be the future for New Yorkers if lawmakers don't agree on how to pay for improvements to the city's aging mass transit system.
Traffic Expert: 'Be Calm' When Returning From Thanksgiving TravelsAfter the mass-exodus of Tri-State Area residents for the Thanksgiving holiday, a traffic expert had a warning about the influx of return residents.
Bridge Tolls With A Twist: 'Fairness' Pricing Proposed For East River SpansThere is a new plan for changing the city's traffic patterns that would, yes, put tolls on the East River bridges, but dramatically drop the cost of traveling over other city spans.
New East River Bridges Toll Proposal Goes After Everyone, Including BicyclistsSam Schwartz, known as “Gridlock Sam" to many, wasn’t kidding Friday when said his new plan to raise $1.2 billion a year tolling the East River bridges will hit a lot of people.
President Barack Obama Attending Fundraisers In Manhattan Thursday Street closures and frozen zones will make getting around Manhattan difficult tonight.
Calls Renewed For Tolls On East River BridgesOne hundred years after tolls were removed from the East River Bridges, Gridlock Sam is calling for them to be reinstated to get money needed for maintenance and repairs.
Hitting The Beach This Memorial Day, Gridlock Sam Offers Travel Tips Ready! Set! Travel! (Right now, if possible.)
Gridlock Alert Season Begins In New York CityThese are the ten days a year when drivers curse because it's so difficult to get around!