Jim O'Grady appears in the following:
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.
Monday, February 17, 2014
Monday, February 17, 2014
Friday, February 07, 2014
Monday, February 03, 2014
Brooklyn car mechanic Dominick Arlistico's plan for Super Bowl XLVIII was simple: get as close to the game as he could and then miss it.
Friday, January 31, 2014
Monday, January 27, 2014
Friday, January 24, 2014
The MTA's latest pot of Sandy relief and recovery aid comes to $886 million from the U.S. Department of Transportation. The majority of it — $535 million — will be used to repair flood damage to under-river subway tubes used by the R, G and 7 trains.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Thursday, January 09, 2014
Wednesday, January 08, 2014
Governor Cuomo used his State of the State speech on Wednesday to express support for an MTA plan to send Metro-North trains through neighborhoods in the East Bronx.
Monday, January 06, 2014
Tuesday, December 31, 2013
The city’s new commissioner of the Department of Transportation is Polly Trottenberg, whom Mayor-elect de Blasio called "a true and patriotic New Yorker" while announcing her appointment at a press conference on Tuesday.
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
The MTA is speeding up its plan to install an advanced safety technology on its commuter rail lines. But there's no magic bullet when it comes to preventing train crashes.
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
The Yankees and the British soccer team Manchester City are in talks with the city to bring a 28,000-seat soccer stadium to the Bronx in exchange for tax breaks. WNYC reporter, Jim O'Grady, explains what kind of deal the Yankees and Manchester City are hoping to get, and why it includes a bailout for a bankrupt parking garage.