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New York's MTA puts new plan on track

Dec 6, 2007
New York City's Metropolitan Transit Authority is planning to overhaul its management structure in an effort to improve the upkeep and performance of its sprawling subway and rail system. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: New York, Travel

Finding the sweet spot in giving

Oct 25, 2007
Reynold Levy, president of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, has shown mastery at tapping the resources of New York City to fund his nonprofit institution. He talks with host Kai Ryssdal in our Conversations From the Corner Office.
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NYC taxi strike looms

Sep 4, 2007
Some cab drivers in New York City aren't happy about new regulations that require them to have GPS and credit card systems installed. We speak to one driver about the costs he's facing.
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Some of NYC's cabbies plan strike

Sep 4, 2007
A group claiming to represent thousands of the city's licensed cabdrivers is planning a strike. Drivers are protesting a new high-tech system they say will cost them unnecessary time and money. Amy Scott reports.
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More hourly rentals on the block

Aug 16, 2007
A few small car-sharing services have been offering autoless city dwellers the option of renting by the hour for years. Now some of the big traditional car rental companies want a share of that market. Lisa Gray reports.
Posted In: Auto, New York

Feds open way to NYC congestion tax

Aug 14, 2007
The federal government has offered New York City $354 million to pay for Mayor Bloomberg's proposal to charge a fee for vehicles entering the busiest areas of Manhattan. The mayor says it will be good for the economy. Bob Moon reports.
Posted In: New York, Taxes

Subway flooding slows NYC commuters

Aug 8, 2007
Heavy weather and flooding shut down subways in New York City, leaving commuters steaming on one of the hottest and most humid days of the year. It was another reminder of failing infrastructure. Ashley Milne Tyte reports.
Posted In: New York, Travel

New restaurant labor law on NYC's table

Jul 31, 2007
Most New York City restaurants depend on low-wage workers, often immigrants who are easier to mistreat. So the city council will consider a bill that would put labor law violations on par with health code infractions. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Immigration, New York

Explosion exposes NYC's aging systems

Jul 19, 2007
The steam-pipe explosion in Midtown Manhattan reminded New Yorkers just how vulnerable their aging infrastructure is. We asked Alisa Roth to look at the cost of keeping it up.
Posted In: Health, New York

It's a Starbucks world after all

Jul 19, 2007
Independent coffeehouses are finding it increasingly challenging to compete against the big corporate chains setting up shop all over New York City. Rents are rising and cafes operate in small change. Lisa Chow looks at what they're doing to survive.
Posted In: New York, Retail

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