Friday, March 14, 2014
Governments around the world are struggling with how to promote entrepreneurship, considered critical to global competitiveness. And in the United States, there's nothing more politically contentious than the role of government in the economy.
Thursday, January 03, 2013
By Stephen Nessen : Reporter, WNYC News
There were six Americans aboard a plane that crashed in Myanmar on Christmas Day, including two New Yorkers. All of them survived, including Susanna Weiss and her husband Allan Lokos, founders of the Community Meditation Center on the Upper West side.
Friday, December 16, 2011
By Kate Hinds
Top stories on TN:
Chicago school officials say the cost of transit fare can discourage school attendance. (WBEZ)
Two legislators from New York and New Jersey -- steaming over recent toll hikes -- have introduced a bill that would put the Port Authority under federal oversight. (Staten Island Advance)
Cuomo's approach to the outer borough taxi bill is "the legislative equivalent of the slow-food movement." (New York Times)
The new Tappan Zee Bridge must have bus rapid transit or be obsolete from day one, says a coalition of elected officials and local groups. (Journal News)
Singapore's subway system suffered a major breakdown yesterday when four trains stalled during rush hour, trapping thousands of passengers and affecting some 127,000. (Wall Street Journal)
The number of bicyclists in and around Minneapolis has soared in the past year. (Minneapolis Star-Tribune)
Has crime really fallen on DC's Metro? Yes...and no. (TBD)
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
A magnitude 7.7 earthquake rocked Indonesia on Monday and caused a 10 foot tsunami, has left the country devastated. The latest death toll is at 272 and expected to rise. Rescue teams are battling through uprooted forests to reach at least 400 people believed to be missing. The country was already reeling from a volcano eruption on Java that killed 28 people. Patrick Barta, Southeast Asia bureau chief for The Wall Street Journal, is coordinating coverage of the twin disasters for his paper. He reports live from Singapore, where he is stationed until he is allowed to travel to Indonesia.