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The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says it’s committed to speeding up buses as New York works to find itself on the other side of the coronavirus pandemic. And it’s unveiling a multi-pronged approach state officials say will make it happen. more
Marble Hill Houses is one of the more unique public housing complexes in the city. It straddles the border shared by both the mainland borough and Manhattan, creating a community where residents in one building could be represented by a completely different set of elected officials than those immediately next-door. more
More than 800 different languages are spoken in New York City, home to a number of diverse ethnic and racial groups. And then there are the neighborhoods themselves in each of the boroughs — many of which find their news from more than 300 media outlets, including The Riverdale Press. more
It’s finally here. After months — even years, for some — of campaigning, next week this corner of the Bronx will finally choose its representative in City Hall for the next two years. more
The city’s transit landscape fundamentally changed in 2013 when the blue behemoth of Citi Bike began popping up around the city. Eight years later, the popularity of those bicycles remains strong, providing a number of options ranging from leisurely rides through Central Park to a quick cross-town trip when a subway or bus might not be available. more
A quarter can make all the difference for those who rely on public transportation to get around. And that was the price looming over the heads of many of those commuters only this past week. more
It's storming through much of New York City, which likely will keep many protesters — and looters — home. Yet, the curfew continues, set to begin at 8 p.m. But one councilman says enough is enough. more
It was a project intended to boost average bus speeds by as much as 25 percent through improvements and new construction of bus-only lanes, including a planned lane on Broadway through Marble Hill. But it seems the coronavirus has claimed yet another victim as Mayor Bill de Blasio has put the brakes on his Better Buses Action Plan as the city scrambles to make up for budget shortfalls caused by the current economic turmoil. more
It's not easy to catch Andrew Cuomo off-guard these days, more than two months into the coronavirus pandemic that has shut down New York and many other states in the country. But some preliminary data the governor asked of medical facilities statewide did indeed catch him by surprise. more
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