Daniel P. Tucker

Associate Producer, WNYC News

Daniel P. Tucker appears in the following:

Banishing the Birds: 800 Geese Rounded Up Near NYC Airports

Friday, June 18, 2010

USDA Wildlife technicians are on a wild goose chase in New York City 's parks and waterways this June and July. They're rounding up 800 geese within a seven-mile radius of LaGuardia and JFK airports in an effort to reduce the number of bird strikes.

“We’re reducing the resident Canada Goose ...


Pianos Ready for Play at a Park Near You

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Drop that Frisbee and break out the sheet music.

British artist Luke Jerram has set up 60 pianos in city parks and public spaces for anyone to play. It's part of a public art project called "Play Me, I'm Yours" that’s bringing the hand-decorated instruments to locations like the Staten ...


City Unveils New Sewer Cleaning Trucks

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

The city has unveiled two powerful new trucks that really suck — debris that is, and other sediments that can clog sewer pipes.


City Unveils New Sewer-Cleaning Trucks That Suck

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

One of two new trucks unvelied July 16, 2010 (Photo by Daniel P. Tucker)

One of two new trucks unveiled June 16, 2010 (Photo by Daniel P. Tucker)

The city has unveiled two powerful new trucks that really suck -- debris that ...


Rats! Lower Manhattan Subway Lines Infested

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

About half of the subway tracks running through Lower Manhattan have serious rat problems, according to health department officials. The department conducted a study of 58 tracks that run south of Canal Street in the 18 stations they pass through. The study found that 28 tracks has serious infestations

The rats ...


Students Rally for Free MetroCards

Friday, June 11, 2010

Hundreds of New York City high school students walked out of class Friday afternoon and converged near City Hall, where they held a fiery rally over the MTA’s proposed plan to eliminate student MetroCards. Most of the students said their families cannot afford to pay $1,000 a year per child ...