Stephen Nessen appears in the following:
Friday, March 17, 2017
Walk the streets before a snowstorm, and you'll probably see cars with their windshield wipers pointing up. But does this time-honored technique actually make sense?
Thursday, March 02, 2017
Taxi medallions once fetched a million dollars on the open market, but are worth less than half that now. Yet the mayor's latest budget includes $1.2 billion from medallion sales.
Monday, February 27, 2017
The same author that once advised the city that Uber and Lyft weren't contributing to congestion now finds ride sharing apps are probably responsible.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey meets Thursday to vote on a $32 billion capital plan that is months overdue, partly over contentious plans for a new bus terminal.
Thursday, February 02, 2017
When thousands of protesters gathered outside Terminal 4, it was the first test of protocols the governor put in place following a false report of an active shooter at JFK last summer.
Wednesday, February 01, 2017
In its first full month, the new line with three East Side stations has changed lives, even if it hasn't lived up to its full promise just yet.
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Single rides will remain $2.75, while 30-day passes, LIRR and Metro-North tickets and bridge and tunnel tolls will all go up. And the MetroCard bonus? That's going down.
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
The Mayor's nearly $85 billion preliminary budget proposal doesn't include one thing transit advocates have been clamoring for: a half-priced MetroCard for low income New Yorkers.
Monday, January 23, 2017
The mayor is planning to add an additional $400 million to his Vision Zero program over five years for improving crosswalks and building more bike lanes.
Thursday, January 19, 2017
The three new Second Avenue subway stations are praised for being clean, modern, and having great public art. Street buskers aren't finding the stations quite as welcoming.
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.