The State of the Subways

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Wednesday, July 30, 2008

The MTA is knee-deep in budget woes and increasing complaints. Lee Sander, Executive Director of the MTA, explains the state of the subways. Plus, Stanford biologist Paul Ehrlich explains how humans are endangering their own species.


Paul Ehrlich and Lee Sander

Disgruntled Straphangers

This week the Straphangers Campaign gave New York trains low marks in its annual report on the State of the Subways. Lee Sander, CEO of the MTA, rebuffs the group's findings.

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Live Coverage: Governor Paterson's News Conference on the State's Economy

New York State Senators Carl Marcellino (R-5th Syosset) and Liz Krueger (D-26th Manhattan) discuss Governor Paterson's economic address and state budget.

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The study of evolution examines the past, but what about the future? Paul Ehrlich, professor of population studies and biological sciences at Stanford University, discusses how the human ability to adapt to the environment could have catastrophic consequences. He and Anne Ehrlich are the authors of The Dominant ...

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Critical Mass and the NYPD

In light of the recent YouTube video that captured an NYPD officer assaulting a Critical Mass bicyclist, New York Times reporter Jim Dwyer discusses the incident and the larger issues presented by Critical Mass bicycle rides.

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Call In: How addicted are you to email?

AOL released a study today revealing a national addiction to checking email, and New Yorkers are the biggest fiends. Regina Lewis, AOL Consumer Advisor, explains just how hooked we are. Where do you check yours? Come clean and tell us about your email addiction.

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