Jim O'Grady appears in the following:
Friday, May 09, 2014
Like so many venerable New York traditions, Metro North's bar car from Manhattan to Connecticut has gone the way of the Redbird.
Wednesday, May 07, 2014
With the MTA's next long-range capital plan due in September, Governor Cuomo has weighed in to say it should focus heavily on coping with one factor: "a changing climate."
Friday, May 02, 2014
Often sung as an anthem of the Old South, composer Stephen Foster meant the song to be anti-slavery.
Friday, May 02, 2014
Thursday, April 17, 2014
After two years of occasionally rancorous negotiations, the MTA and the union representing 34,000 transit workers have announced a tentative deal to give the rank-and-file 2 percent raises in each of the next three years. That's on top of a retroactive 1 percent raise that covers the last two years....
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Could an option ruled out by the Mayor come back into play?
Wednesday, April 09, 2014
For the second time in two years, the MTA is taking a fresh look at its advertising standards. The move follows an objection from the Cuomo Administration to subway ads for breast augmentation.
The first controversy occurred in late 2012, when a so-called "issue ad" by a political group equated ...
Monday, April 07, 2014
In 12 years at Queens Museum, the director had a reputation for serving the community.
Sunday, April 06, 2014
Monday, March 31, 2014
Monday, March 24, 2014
Family members say they want easy access to reports that contain the details of how their loved ones died.
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
It's the year of "Vision Zero" but in 2014 there have already been 46 traffic deaths, from bikers to pedestrians to drivers and passengers. WNYC reporters Jim O'Grady and Kat Aaron talk about the new Transportation Nation database, tracking these deaths, and Jim's reporting on one victim -- four-year-old Allison Liao, struck by a car in Flushing, Queens.
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Richard Ravitch says the MTA is hurting for revenue—and giving some back might be against the law.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Short platforms, low tunnel ceilings and lack of train yards are three things that limit commuter rail service in our area, and keep it packed with riders.
Sunday, February 23, 2014
Parents whose children were killed or maimed by vehicles make an emotional plea on City Hall Steps to strengthen the mayor's plan.
Friday, February 21, 2014
Long Island Rail Road workers will not be going on strike in March, as had been threatened. But workers could walk off their jobs on July 20th if talks with the MTA remain at an impasse.