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Matthew Schuerman

Editor, WNYC

Matthew Schuerman appears in the following:

C Train Service: "Relatively Reliable"

Friday, December 11, 2015

The MTA's long-awaited full-line review of the A and C is out. The verdict? There are "opportunities for improvement."
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6 Ways to Shrink Your Carbon Footprint

Friday, December 11, 2015

The typical American is responsible for more than 20 tons of greenhouse gas emissions every year. The U.N. says the global average has to get down to 1.6 tons.

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Senators Say Highway Bill Keeps Gateway 'On the Rails'

Monday, December 07, 2015

The federal transportation bill gives the region several tools to dig a new train tunnel under the Hudson River.
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The Priciest Crossings in the Country Just Got Pricier

Monday, December 07, 2015

Here's the good news for drivers: that was the last of five annual Port Authority toll hikes that took effect Sunday.   
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Amtrak Could Be the Real Winner in the Federal Transportation Bill

Friday, December 04, 2015

Local politicians hailed the bill as "tremendous news" for New Yorkers. But it's the Northeast Corridor that could experience the most transformation.
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A Big Effort To Save Tiny Snails

Thursday, December 03, 2015

Scientists in upstate New York are working to ensure that a single event doesn't wipe out an entire species.

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Good News for the Environment Could Be Bad News for Utility Companies

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

If Con Edison has to buy back every megawatt of solar power its customers produce, it won't be around for long.

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Thanksgiving Parade Brings Out Kids of All Ages

Thursday, November 26, 2015

A mother, 43, and son, 6, share their first experience with the big balloons up close.

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14 Given Summonses as Hundreds March Against Police Shootings

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Brother of youth who committed suicide at Rikers among those given citations. 

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Nazi Subway Ads Pulled After Uproar

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

If there's no such thing as bad publicity, then the new Amazon TV series 'Man in the High Castle' got a boost even though its ad campaign aborted early.
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An Uneven Recovery from Sandy

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

In some New York City neighborhoods, more than half of eligible home construction projects are underway. In others, it's as few as 10 percent.  

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Can New York's Top Lawyer Fight Climate Change?

Monday, November 23, 2015

Eric Schneiderman's investigation of fossil fuel companies may be giving him a political lift, but it also could dramatically change the way we think about climate change.

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Taking the Long View on the Ill-Fated Second Avenue Subway

Friday, November 20, 2015

For people who know the train line's stop-and-start history, the latest delay is déjà vu all over again.

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Six Things We Learned About Biking in New York from Your 3,000 Photos

Thursday, November 19, 2015

We asked our listeners who bike to work to send us photos of “What’s blocking your bike lane?” and got more than 3,000 pictures in response. Here's what we've learned. 

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Moldy Bananas May Hold the Secret to Saving Bats' Lives

Thursday, November 19, 2015

How a 25-year-old graduate student in a messy lab came up with a promising solution to a deadly disease.

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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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