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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
Metro-North is doubling its peak service capacity as New York city slowly works its way to the second phase of reopening in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. more
Ridership on trains — especially Metro-North trains — has dropped as much as 95 percent since the advent of the coronavirus pandemic. Among those having to abandon the rails and stay home is Muriel Kessler, who depends on the train from the Riverdale station into her law office in Manhattan. more
Cleaning the subways and buses has become one of the most important tasks for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, outside of actually getting passengers from Point A to Point B. But now that cleaning will hit an all-new level — one that will require the city to start shutting down its entire subway system overnight. more
Getting around New York City isn’t too difficult. That is, as long as you’re not dependent on a cane, walker or wheelchair. Sure, every bus in the five boroughs is accessible to those with mobility issues, but only a quarter of subway stations are equipped with elevators. Not only does that make those stations off-limits for many, it also means people with certain disabilities need to plan out their travel well in advance, even if it means just heading to the grocery store using the subway. more
The latest edition of The Riverdale Press is on newsstands now, but just in case you can't pick up a physical copy, we have the full e-edition right here. Free. more
Commuters in this part of the Bronx have fought to keep express bus service and dealt with frequent interruptions on the 1 train. Last month ended with a quieter victory for Bronx commuters, however: a lower fare on in-city Metro-North trips. more
As more and more cases are reported of people contracting the virus that causes COVID-19 — better known as the coronavirus — in New York City, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is doing something about it. more
Summertime created some of the biggest controversies our community had seen in a while, especially when it comes to protecting the greenbelt that helps define parts of the community we live and work in. But there also was a push to make mass transit faster — more often than not, earning the ire of those who ride, and even those who don’t. more
The city council was expected to pass a measure Tuesday designed to crack down on improper use of city-issued parking permits, more commonly known as “placards.” more
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