Matthew Schuerman

Editor, WNYC

Matthew Schuerman appears in the following:

How Do You Get to the End of the 2nd Avenue Subway?

Monday, October 26, 2015

The latest deal on MTA funding won't even finish the line's second phase — let alone the third and the fourth. Which means the hunt for more money is on. 

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Three-year-old Traffic Victim Honored at the Intersection of Grief and Hope

Friday, October 23, 2015

A street in Flushing, Queens where a 3-year-old was struck and killed by an SUV has been co-named in her honor. 

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Build it Back Makes Strides, Three Years After Sandy

Thursday, October 22, 2015

After a slow and frustrating start, the city's repair program has reached more than half of its active applicants.       


Bellevue Hospital's Long, Twisted Road to Resiliency

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

As pressure mounted to show progress on rebuilding, emails show the city and FEMA disagreeing over how and when to announce Sandy aid.


Cash Alone Can't Fix What Ails Crowded LaGuardia

Monday, October 19, 2015

Instead of building our way to a better flying experience, analysts suggest the nation should look to technological solutions.

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Private Solutions to Public Transportation Problems

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Miami is using a private company to build and manage its "tunnel of tomorrow." Could New York learn a lesson from that example?


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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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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Why New York's Roads Are All Trucked Up

Monday, October 12, 2015

New York City is more dependent on trucks than any major city in the country. And it's going to get worse.

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The Gray Whale Sneaks Back into the Atlantic, Two Centuries Later

Thursday, October 08, 2015

A researcher says gray whales used to roam back and forth between the Atlantic and the Pacific oceans. Their reappearance off of Africa may be due to global warming.

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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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This Hurricane Won't Be Like the Last One

Thursday, October 01, 2015

Hurricane Joaquin is headed north, possibly towards New York and New Jersey. An expert says it could pack stronger winds than Sandy, but it won't likely be as large or damaging.


The $800 Billion Ticket to Get Us to 2040

Monday, September 28, 2015

Experts say it will cost $400 billion over 25 years just to maintain the transportation infrastructure we have. To make it a lot better, we may have to pay twice that.

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Fed Watchdog Says Sandy Recovery Program Broke the Rules

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Gov. Cuomo's buyouts have earned praise from environmentalists for getting homes out of harm's way. But should landlords benefit from it as well?  


These Lanes Were Made for Biking

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

But a lot of cabs, trucks and inanimate objects seem at home in them. Our Bike Blocker project is mapping all the obstructions to the city's bike lanes, and we want your help.  

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Cuomo Reverses Stance, Pushes for $15 Minimum Wage for All Workers

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he will support raising the minimum wage for all workers across New York state — not just those in fast food — to $15 an hour.

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Gone Are the Days of Hailing a Cab

Thursday, September 03, 2015

At last, cab drivers have their own app, which launched this week. It's called Arro, and it's the taxi equivalent of Uber.


An Extra Week of Summer, If You Choose to Accept It

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

This year is unusual: Memorial Day came as early as it can and Labor Day will arrive as late as the calendar allows, making for a 15-week-long summer. What to do with all that time? 


Rebuilding After Sandy: Lessons from Hurricane Katrina

Friday, August 28, 2015

Hurricane Katrina ravaged the Louisiana coastline 10 years ago. The government's response was heavily criticized, but it taught New York how not to do things after Sandy.  


Can Harlem Get Police Attention Without Times Square's Topless Women?

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Harlem officials want the same amount of attention that the Crossroads of the World is getting for its nuisance complaints.