Transit Issues

Monday, Oct. 24, 2011

Woodside

New DOT site will keep streets smooth: Bloomy

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and city Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan announced on a torn-up avenue in Woodside Monday that their new program, Street Works Manual, would prevent recently repaved streets from being dug up months later for utility upgrades. Comment.

Friday, Oct. 21, 2011

Transit

U.S. DOT gives MTA $113M to upgrade bus fleet, depots

The U.S. Department of Transportation has designated nearly $113 million for the MTA, which will use it for new buses, the upgrading of bus depots and other facilities and a command facility. Comment.
Transit

Top aide to Giuliani will head MTA

Joseph Lhota, a former deputy mayor and budget director renowned for having outstanding business, finance and organizational abilities, will take over the financially imperiled MTA. Comment.

Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011

Jamaica

Survey IDs boro danger zones

A transportation advocacy group has identified southeast Queens as the borough’s most dangerous place for pedestrians and it is calling on the city to do more to prevent people from getting hurt. Comment.

Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011

Long Island City

Bloomy asks Long Island City to name its new park

Mayor Michael Bloomberg invited city residents last week to leave a permanent mark on a new open space at Queens Plaza as the project to improve the major hub of transportation in Long Island City nears completion. Comments (3).

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