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Matthew Schuerman

Editor, WNYC

Matthew Schuerman appears in the following:

These Seven Things Spell Bad News for NJ Transit

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

NJ Transit is experiencing an annus horribilis.  It hiked fares to close a budget gap. It's losing talent. And the future doesn't look much better.
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Feds Chip in Other Half for New Train Tunnel Under Hudson

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Washington and the Port Authority make a deal on who's paying what for the new Gateway Tunnel, and how they will share in making decisions.  
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No Exit: What Closed Subway Entrances Have to Do with Delays and Crowding

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Low ridership and high crime led the city's transit system to close dozens of subway entrances decades ago. But those decisions are causing problems now. 
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Cyclist Captures New Yorkers' Traffic Transgressions, One Photo at a Time

Friday, November 06, 2015

After a 3-year-old was killed crossing a street in Queens, one commuter decided that mounting a camera on the front of his bike could do some good. 

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The Magic School Bus Comes to Life

Thursday, November 05, 2015

A decommissioned San Fransisco transit bus brings high powered microscopes and enthusiastic scientists to New York City schoolchildren.

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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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Shrink the Second Avenue Subway? Not so Fast, Say Mayor and Lawmakers

Tuesday, November 03, 2015

Mayor de Blasio and about a dozen city and state lawmakers say the MTA should restore $1 billion to the long-delayed subway line.
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How Technology Can Save Us from the Next Hurricane

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Thirsty concrete, walls made out of styrofoam sandwiches and intelligent ponds are just a few of the new, and not-so-new ideas being tried out to prevent damage from flooding.

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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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Three Years After Sandy, a Peninsula Scattered with Broken Toilets and Creeping Mold

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

While the city's Build it Back program has helped nearly 6,000 households, many people are still living in damaged homes. Take the residents of Arverne, Queens, for example.

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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.       

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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.

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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?

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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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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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