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Every cloud has a silver lining, even in a public health crisis. In the midst of the widespread death and destruction of the coronavirus pandemic’s onset in the city, commuters — and simply those looking to just get around — could at least ride the bus at no cost. more
The buses traveling along the Bx3 line are not big enough and aren’t frequent enough, and Councilman Fernando Cabrera believes it’s time the Metropolitan Transportation Authority does something about it. more
Both the Assembly and state senate have passed a bill from Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz that he says will help establish better criteria allowing the MTA to prioritize which subway stations will get accessibility improvements first. more
New York City has worked hard to keep coronavirus infection rates low since its economic reopening, and the Taiwanese Chamber of Commerce wants to lend a hand to keep it that way. more
In an age where being anywhere near someone could expose you — and the people you love — to a deadly, highly infectious disease, there’s probably no such thing as being too safe. more
If you were looking forward to driving across the Henry Hudson Bridge for free, you’re going to have to wait a little longer. more
Summer nights haven’t been peaceful for some of the residents of 2601 Henry Hudson Parkway. No, it's not leftover fireworks from Fourth of July. Instead, it's construction crews ripping up old asphalt into the wee hours of the night. more
Councilman Fernando Cabrera believes it’s time the Metropolitan Transportation Authority doles out hazard pay for its workers who continued to clock in during the coronavirus pandemic. more
Every night since May 4, a swarm of police officers, city social workers and volunteers descend on subway stations that close just as the clock strikes 1 a.m., hoping to find people who need their help. It’s a small army of people who have forsaken sleep in order to deliver as many homeless individuals into shelters as possible. more
When Walter Watson came down with a cough in early May, neither he nor his family believed it was serious. Yes, there was a deadly virus ravaging New York City — and Watson was a front-line worker as a city bus driver — but this was just a little coughing. Plus, they were more concerned with Walter’s sister, Millicent, who was sick with COVID-19 at the time.  more
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