Stacey Vanek Smith
Dec 6, 2012 In the cellphone era, what’s the value of a payphone? New York sees advertising and Internet hot spots as the future for its 11,000 payphones.
Nov 15, 2012 Adding lots of train and bus lines to car-congested roads would seem to be an environmental slam dunk. If only the math would cooperate.
Nov 16, 2012 Kansas City, Mo., couldn't get government money for a new streetcar system. So, they asked residents and businesses to chip in for donations -- in addition to possible a tax hike.
Nov 9, 2012 Gas stations in New York and New Jersey continue to face post-storm problems. Not having gas in their pumps.
Nov 8, 2012 Odd numbered license plates get to buy gas on odd numbered dates; evens on evens.
Nov 5, 2012 New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the city will need to find housing for 30,000 to 40,000 people due to Hurricane Sandy.
Nov 2, 2012 The New York City Marathon will go off as scheduled Sunday morning as the city still deals with clean up, massive power outages, and limited transit services.
Nov 1, 2012 New York is boosting food deliveries to elderly residents stuck in powerless high-rise buildings. Nonprofits are scrambling to help too.
Nov 2, 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.