Beenish Ahmed appears in the following:
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña called the expansion a “personal mission.”
Monday, January 01, 2018
A round of renovations on New York City subway stations should make the system more wheelchair accessible under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Critics say officials seem to be ignoring the law.
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Only a small fraction of straphangers ride the subway overnight. But (almost) everyone wants to keep it open.
Wednesday, December 06, 2017
Starting next month, you might spot him picking up trash on the subway.
Friday, December 01, 2017
The MTA may not have considered wheelchair accessibility with a new series of high-end subway station renovations.
Thursday, November 30, 2017
What if New York City's 24-hour subway system was no longer 24 hours? Or the Meadowlands became a park?
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Bus routes haven't gotten much of an update since the 1980s.
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Andy Byford called managing New York City’s expansive bus network and subway system “arguably the toughest job in transit right now.”
Monday, November 20, 2017
On-time performance fell from 81 percent in 2013 to 63 percent in the first eight months of 2017, according to MTA records.
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Don't blame track work, says MTA Chairman Joe Lhota.
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
The MTA is trying to strike a conversational tone with riders through its onboard announcements. A former conductor remains skeptical.
Wednesday, November 01, 2017
WNYC reporters on questions that have arisen about Seyfullo Saipov's use of surveillance and how bicycle lane safety measures may have prevented the deaths.
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
When it comes to the subway, there's more to fear than delays and derailments.
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
For those who may not have bank accounts or smart phones, there's another option.
Thursday, October 19, 2017
A coalition is calling for the MTA to adopt a new fare system that could speed things up.
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Muslim commentator Beenish Ahmed says the election results "make official a nostalgia for a whiter America."
Thursday, October 27, 2016
A subway ride hammers home the reality that many Muslims face: While they fear being hurt by terrorists and vigilantes, others see them as a threat.
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Since she was a little girl, Beenish Ahmed has felt called on to represent all Muslims in an often Islamophobic country. But how?
Thursday, October 01, 2015
Dumas was a rising heavyweight black writer when a white cop shot and killed him in 1968. In the age of Black Lives Matter, it's an almost eerie story of a black life lost.
Sunday, June 15, 2014
My mom cooks in a makeshift kitchen in the garage because she doesn't want the smell of simmering onions — the start of most of her dishes — to settle into the walls of our house. Even when there's a foot of snow on the ground, I find her there ...