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Kate Hinds

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To Get to the East Side, MTA Goes 140 Feet Down

Wednesday, November 04, 2015

A massive — if also very expensive — solution to one of New York City's commuting connundrums is taking shape in a cavern deep under East Midtown. 
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Baby, Baby, Where Did Our Love (or Second Avenue Subway Money) Go?

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Beginning in May, the MTA began asking for more money from the city in order to get the next phase of the Second Avenue Subway built. So how did its funding get gutted?
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New MTA Capital Plan Slashes Funding for Second Avenue Subway

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

The MTA board has formally passed its latest five-year, $26 billion capital spending plan. But while some new projects were included, the Second Avenue Subway was the big loser.
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Design Competition to be Held for New Port Authority Bus Terminal

Thursday, October 22, 2015

The Port's board took what it's calling an "important first step" in replacing its aging bus terminal. But there are a lot of unknowns.
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MTA Tries Blocking 'Political' Ads, But Some Get Away

Thursday, October 15, 2015

The agency's viewpoint-neutral ad policy was supposed to fix a problem. But enforcing it has raised new issues.
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The Case of the Disappearing NJ Transit Trains

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

When NJ Transit announced it was slashing some service due to budget cuts, it didn't mention all the specifics. Now the reality of new late-night service is infuriating some riders.
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Seven Things the MTA's Capital Plan Does. You'll Probably Only Notice Three of Them.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

The mayor and governor agreed on how to fund billions of dollars' worth of transit goodness. But you probably won't notice where the money's going. At least not yet.
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Explainer: What are the Transit Funding "Raids" Holding Up the MTA Budget Deal?

Friday, October 09, 2015

Mayor de Blasio says he won't spend more city money on the MTA until the governor promises not to divert it. Cuomo calls that concern "a joke." Who's right?
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Unfunded MTA Capital Program Now Legal Fodder

Monday, October 05, 2015

Two people hurt in a subway derailment last month are blaming the city and the MTA for their injuries. It's the latest — and most novel — wrinkle in the MTA's ongoing funding impasse.
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The Aging and Overcrowded Port Authority Bus Terminal

Monday, October 05, 2015

Kate Hinds, WNYC transportation reporter, looks at the hassles of the commuting option that moves more people from NJ to NYC each weekday morning: buses.

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New York's Bus Terminal: Overcrowded, Fragile and Largely Ignored

Monday, October 05, 2015

Buses move more people into the city from New Jersey each morning than NJ Transit trains do. But they don't have any good place to drop them off.
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A Stronger Transit System Will Greet Joaquin, but It's Not Storm-Proof

Thursday, October 01, 2015

Sandy taught New York's MTA and New Jersey Transit a costly lesson, but both agencies say they're in better shape now to weather a storm.
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No Place to Park: Citi Bike 'Deserts' and the Race for the Last Dock

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Finding a Citi Bike dock in the morning, or finding a free bike in the evening, is proving increasingly difficult in several Manhattan neighborhoods.

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Your Guide to Getting Around During the Pope's Visit

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

The subways will be running — but bus service is impacted. The list of NYC street closures is four pages long. And driving into Manhattan? Find another way in. We'll show you how.
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MTA to City: Pay Up, or Else

Monday, September 21, 2015

At an otherwise sleepy committee meeting, the MTA's chief threatened to cut funding for transit projects in NYC because Mayor de Blasio hasn't committed enough money to the agency.
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Higher Prices + Tough Winter = Fewer Members for Citi Bike

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Bike sharing was supposed to transform the way New Yorkers got around, but its first two years have been bumpy. Will the third be better? 
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What's Blocking Your Bike Lane?

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

There are more and more bike lanes in NYC -- and more and more tickets issued for blocking them, but WNYC wants to know if that's working.

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Agony, Ecstasy and Art on Display at New 7 Train Opening

Sunday, September 13, 2015

The new subway station opened Sunday to much fanfare, but the celebratory atmosphere couldn't entirely disguise some ongoing tension over the MTA's capital funds.
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New Football Stadium? No. New Neighborhood? Sort of. New Subway Station? Yes.

Thursday, September 10, 2015

The long-sought dream of the Bloomberg administration to develop Manhattan's Far West Side takes a big step forward this weekend.
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We Get to Keep Our C Train Cars for Seven More Years

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

When we last checked in with the R32s — the oldest subway cars in the MTA system — the agency said they'd be replaced in 2017. But now it looks like you'll be riding them until 2022.
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