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Second Avenue subway construction undermines NYC small businesses

Jul 26, 2013
New York has waited nearly a hundred years for a second subway line on the east side of Manhattan. But protracted construction is hard on small businesses along the route.
Posted In: New York City, New York, subway, manhattan

How much time do you spend traveling to work: Map

Mar 12, 2013
Mega-commuters spend hours each day getting to and from work -- are you one of them?
Posted In: Transportation, Traffic, commute

America's worst cities for traffic

Feb 8, 2013
Americans wasted a total of $121 billion dollars, or an average of $818 each, by sitting in traffic in 2011 according to a new report from the Transportation Institute at Texas A&M. Which cities have it worst?
Posted In: Traffic, cars, Transportation

Amtrak asks for subsidies in wake of Hurricane Sandy

Dec 13, 2012
On Capitol Hill today, fiscal conservatives are likely to argue against the hundreds of millions of dollars in subsidies that go to Amtrak each year. But Hurricane Sandy showed you need to spend if you want to save.
Posted In: Amtrak, Hurricane Sandy

Rental cars scarce in NYC for Thanksgiving

Nov 22, 2012
Hurricane Sandy damaged hundreds of thousands of cars, so it's been tough to find a rental in time for holiday travel.
Posted In: cars, rental car, Hurricane Sandy

Sandy's water damage was predictable

Nov 1, 2012
Experts say damage to New York's subway from rising sea levels should not have come as a surprise and other cities could experience similar devastation from Sandy-like storms and hurricanes.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, New York City, subway, water damage

U.S. global air travel doubles since 1990

Oct 25, 2012
International air travel to and from the U.S. has more than doubled in the last 20 years to 152 million trips in 2011 according to a new report from the Bookings Institution.
Posted In: air travel, transporation

Amtrak high-speed rail to compete with airlines

Oct 19, 2012
Amtrak is hoping to lure travelers away from other means of transport, like airlines, with new high-speed rail service.
Posted In: Amtrak, Transportation, air travel, missouri

Barclays Center in Brooklyn encourages train riders

Sep 28, 2012
The new Barclays Center Arena in Brooklyn can accommodate 18,000 people, but it offers just a few hundred parking spots.
Posted In: Sports, transporation, parking

Transit ridership rises in second quarter

Sep 18, 2012
If you commute to work this morning, how are you getting there? The American Public Transportation Association says lots more of us are taking the bus or the train, according to its latest transit ridership report.

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