New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Sen. Charles Schumer are calling for increased federal transportation funding.
Infrastructure problems on roads and bridges are causing great pain in New Jersey, and the source for funding to fix them is up in the air.
Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx said it’s the last big chunk of Sandy funds the federal Transportation Department has to dole out.
The information comes from NJ Transit’s new computerized system for tracking buses. Previously, the agency relied on workers at six major terminals to record when buses departed.
Astorino says the MTA’s five-year plan is expiring this year, and there still isn’t a proposal to replace it.
Summer Streets — a combination of a walking tour, bike tour and block party that celebrates New York City’s streets — promises three Saturdays of free summer fun in the month of August.
Rep. David Scribner, a ranking member of the Legislature’s transportation committee, said highway tolls, no matter how they are collected, are not the answer.
Officials met in Bridgeport Wednesday afternoon to consider ideas from experts on how to ease traffic congestion on state highways.
The improvements include finishing up replacement of the overhead wires on the Metro-North New Haven line in the Bridgeport area.
Super Bowl Sunday will include a no-fly zone, and the enforcers are well-prepared.
The deadly crash in the Bronx Sunday was the second train derailment in just six months for the Metro-North Railroad, and prevents the rail service with another problem in a year already plagued by safety issues.
Sunday’s debut of the new B44 Select Bus Service in Brooklyn is an attempt to cut down travel time along one of the city’s busiest routes, but some riders aren’t taking well to the change.
Secy. Anthony Foxx said investing in the nation’s transportation system is the greatest example of what one generation can do for the next.
Some of the Democratic candidates for mayor of New York City took part in a forum on transportation issues at Baruch College on Wednesday.
Sen. Charles Schumer said more than a dozen school districts on Long Island spent more than $1 million to provide transportation to some 1,000 displaced students.