The new MTA chief, Joe Lhota starts today. Pete Donohue, transportation reporter for the Daily News, discusses what's on his agenda. Listeners:What should be on Lhota's day one to-do list? Post your suggestions here!
The MTA has rolled out cell phone service on six subway stations in Manhattan (see the list here). Pete Donohue of the Daily News discusses the program and what it means for your commute.
Plus: The First Ever Brian Lehrer Show Subway Cell-Service Crowdsource! We're asking you to be on one of the six platforms at 11am to take part in a little experiment. Text PLATFORM to 30644 now, be on a platform by 11, and we'll text you further instructions at 11:01!
Pete Donohue, transportation reporter for the New York Daily News, talks about bridge tolls and MTA fare hikes. Pick Your Poison: fare hikes, bridge tolls, or a payroll or commuter tax. How should we fund the MTA?Comment below!
New York Daily News transit reporter Pete Donohue again on the fare increase announcement at the MTA budget meeting. Plus, transit expert Robert "Buzz" Paaswell, director of the University Transportation Research Center at City College, on the broader implications for transit workers and riders.
The MTA plans to introduce "standing room only" subway cars in hopes of accommodating more riders during rush hour. Pete Donohue, transit reporter for The Daily News, discusses the details of the plan.
This morning thousands of taxi drivers in New York City began a two day strike. Biju Matthew of the Organizing Committee of the New York Taxi Workers Alliance, and Pete Donohue, transit reporter for The Daily News, assess the extent of the strike and how New Yorkers are coping.
After much dragging of feet, the Fred Thompson for President campaign is finally set to launch tonight. But even in his declaration, he is separating himself from the field by officially entering the race directly after the Fox News Republican debate. We take a look at his burgeoning campaign on ...