Stephen Nessen appears in the following:
Thursday, January 19, 2017
Donald Trump lost New York, but in Borough Park, Brooklyn — home to a large orthodox Jewish community — he got 68% of the vote, despite the antisemitism that swirled around his campaign.
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
The first phase of the new Second Avenue subway line is finally up and running. WNYC's Stephen Nessen reports on the opening of the new line and the first week of operation.
Monday, January 02, 2017
For nearly a century, a subway line along Second Avenue on the east side, had eluded New Yorkers, but on New Year's Day three new stations opened to the public.
Sunday, January 01, 2017
Three new subway stops on Second Ave. were christened with a party Saturday and officially opened Sunday.
Friday, December 30, 2016
This Sunday, three new subway stations will open along Second Avenue. It's the first expansion of the city's system system in half a century. What took so long?
Friday, December 16, 2016
When the weather turns cold, mosquitoes appear nightly in apartments on the Upper West Side. Experts don't know where they're coming from. And the problem is spreading.
Friday, December 09, 2016
The MTA is holding public hearings over proposed fare hikes. One option would raise single fares and lower the bonus, the other would keep the cost of a single ride and raise the bonus.
Tuesday, December 06, 2016
The president-elect may frequently return even after he moves to the White House. What does that mean for traffic? According to one cabbie, "we have to suffer for at least four years."
Friday, November 25, 2016
Many stores had lines of bargain hunters stretching down the block the day after Thanksgiving. So did a pet shelter on the Upper East Side which waived adoption fees for its cats.
Friday, November 18, 2016
The city is calling security at Trump Tower an unprecedented challenge. There's never been a president-elect who planned a transition from Midtown before.
Thursday, November 17, 2016
As President-elect Donald Trump's transition team meets in Manhattan, additional security and gawking tourists are causing a traffic nightmare outside Trump Tower.
Thursday, November 10, 2016
The only borough where Donald Trump won a majority of votes was in Staten Island. We talked to residents about how they'll mend the political rift with their neighbors.
Thursday, November 10, 2016
WNYC and The Nation take the temperature of a country soon to be under the leadership of Donald J. Trump.
Wednesday, November 09, 2016
In the center of a blue city, some argued, some cheered and some nearly vomited in reaction to the election of Donald J. Trump as the 45th president.
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
When Sandy hit four years ago, it exposed how susceptible public housing was to coastal storms. Now, NYCHA is starting to spend its $3 billion FEMA grant on upgrades.
Thursday, October 13, 2016
After not meeting publicly for four months, the board of NJ Transit finally convened — and appointed an agency veteran to try to turn the ship around.
Friday, October 07, 2016
No surprise, this ad is raising hackles.
Thursday, October 06, 2016
Sucks. Stinks. Miserable. Those are just a few reactions from NJ Transit commuters.
Tuesday, October 04, 2016
As Hurricane Matthew wreaks havoc in Haiti, ex-pats in Brooklyn try reaching family and friends on the island.
Thursday, September 29, 2016
A commuter train crashed at the Hoboken station in New Jersey on Thursday just across the Hudson River from Manhattan.