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Sam Schwartz

Sam Schwartz appears in the following:

Fixing NYC's Most Dangerous Intersections

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Former NYC Traffic Commissioner "Gridlock" Sam Schwartz takes a look at why one intersection on the Upper West Side is so dangerous. Plus, we take your nominations for NYC's most dangerous intersection.

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Gridlock Sam's Master Plan: Mass Transit

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Each Thursday in April, Sam Schwartz, aka Gridlock Sam at The Daily News, and former NYC traffic commissioner, explains another facet of his plan for equitably pricing NYC transit and tolls. This week: mass transit.

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Gridlock Sam's Master Plan: Bicyclists and Pedestrians

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Each Thursday in April, Sam Schwartz, aka Gridlock Sam at The Daily News, and former NYC traffic commissioner, explains another facet of his plan for equitably pricing NYC transit and tolls. This week: bicyclists and pedestrians.  

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Gridlock Sam's Master Plan: Private Cars

Thursday, April 05, 2012

Each Thursday in April, Sam Schwartz, aka Gridlock Sam at The Daily News, and former NYC traffic commissionerexplains another facet of his plan for equitably pricing NYC transit and tolls. This week: private cars.  

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Passing on Tolls

Friday, July 22, 2011

Sam Schwartz, president of the NYC Bridge Centennial Commission, president and CEO of the traffic planning and engineering firm Sam Schwartz Engineering PLLC and Daily News columnist, and WNYC reporter and Transportation Nation blog director Andrea Bernstein talk about strategies for avoiding tolls, including free bridges and E-Z Pass discounts, and the resignation of MTA Chairman and CEO Jay Walder. 

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Birthday Bridge

Monday, June 01, 2009

Sam Schwartz, president of the New York City Bridge Centennial Commission and "Gridlock Sam" columnist for the Daily News, talks about the 100th anniversaries of the Queensboro and other NYC bridges.

Hunter College students will be burying a centennial time capsule at the foot of ...

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Going Solo

Monday, December 08, 2008

Linda Rhine, transportation consultant and San Fransisco Bay Area carpooler discusses why carpooling works in the Bay Area and Sam Schwartz, president of Sam Schwartz Engineering, a traffic planning and engineering firm and Gridlock Sam, columnist for the Daily News, talks about why it doesn't seem ...

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Congestion Pricing: Taxi!

Thursday, March 27, 2008

Sam Schwartz, president and CEO of traffic planning and engineering firm Sam Schwartz LLC and columnist for the Daily News, discusses the role taxis plays in the congestion pricing debate -- are they part of the solution or part of the congestion?

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How Do We Fix the Infrastructure?

Tuesday, August 14, 2007

Transportation engineer and Daily News columnist Sam Schwartz explains how federal funding discourages infrastructure maintenance, and Queens City Councilman David Weprin argues that the city needs a special commission to address infrastructure issues.

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