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Is Staten Island Bigger than Manhattan?

The somewhat counter-intuitive answer is not only “yes,” but by twice as much–Staten Island, that somewhat neglected borough of an otherwise racially diverse metropolis known as Gotham; its landmass is larger than the sprawling borough of Brooklyn, as well. 531 more words

Benjamin Hennig

The Wolf is Real: MTA Funding is at a Critical Juncture

MTA Chairman and CEO Tom Prendergast wasn’t crying wolf when he warned Wednesday of what’s in store if the agency’s 2015-2019 capital program isn’t fully funded. 737 more words

MTA

Dutch Cycling Series #3: Groningen - What Bike Cities Can Be

In the last post I mentioned Groningen, one of the most cycling-friendly cities in the world. Cycling in Groningen is more than just a way to commute: locals use cycling for everything from getting to work and shopping to getting to parties and even transporting Christmas trees and refrigerators! 84 more words

Sustainable Transportation

PATH Train Takes 'Craigslist Approach' and More On Transportation Funding

Last week, ratpag stumbled upon this post from the New York Daily News discussing the decaying state of mass transportation in the U.S.  Uninterested, we disregarded it and proceeded to wrap up the week’s posts as quickly as possible before leaving town for a long weekend. 416 more words

Transportation Funding