Stephen Nessen appears in the following:
Friday, February 18, 2022
Governor Hochul and Mayor Adams joined forces to announce a new plan they say will make subways safer and address an ongoing mental health crisis in the city.
Monday, February 14, 2022
Riders, city officials and advocates for unhoused populations describe how they’re approaching subway safety and dealing with the collective trauma from the Michelle Go tragedy.
Friday, February 11, 2022
We invite our listeners to guess the mystery, news-related item.
Thursday, February 10, 2022
The MTA is still suffering from low ridership during the weekdays. What if the agency made riding free?
Wednesday, February 09, 2022
The subways broke a week-day ridership record for the first time since the wave of Omicron cases hit the city. The MTA clocked 3 million riders on Tuesday.
Monday, February 07, 2022
Later this month the MTA will begin a four-month fare capping pilot for OMNY users. If successful, it could become permanent.
Wednesday, January 26, 2022
273 people were killed by vehicles.
Monday, January 17, 2022
The last time subway riders took the B or W trains was the last week of December. The MTA say that's due to persistent staffing shortages related to the pandemic.
Wednesday, January 12, 2022
The MTA received a $6 billion check today from the federal government, which officials say is coming just in time.
Friday, January 07, 2022
The federal government is giving the Second Avenue subway project approval to move to the final phase of planning. It’s one step away from shovels in the ground.
Thursday, December 30, 2021
With New York setting daily coronavirus case records, many businesses and public agencies are facing a shortage of workers. That includes the MTA.
Wednesday, December 29, 2021
One of Mayor de Blasio’s final acts in office was to cut the ribbon at a ferry landing in the Bronx. During the mayor’s two terms he oversaw a costly expansion of ferries in the city.
Opponents of Gov. Hochul's Penn Station Plans Plead to Spare Historic Sites in Midtown From Demolition
Monday, December 13, 2021
Governor Hochul is putting her spin on a proposal to develop midtown, but many people worry she’s making a historic mistake.
Wednesday, December 08, 2021
Tonight, the public will get its first chance to weigh in on the state's $7 billion Penn Station redevelopment project since Gov. Kathy Hochul threw her support behind it.
Wednesday, December 08, 2021
WNYC reporters Elizabeth Kim, Jessica Gould, and Stephen Nessen review NYC Mayor de Blasio's accomplishments.
Sunday, December 05, 2021
The city estimates more than 5,000 people qualify for a course that deters reckless driving.
Tuesday, November 30, 2021
The MTA is spending over $30 million to upgrade its payroll system as part of an effort to crackdown on overtime abuse. A new report finds some employees still use the "honor system.”
Tuesday, November 23, 2021
Governor Kathy Hochul says she hopes construction of the next phase of the Second Avenue Subway could get under way next year.
Monday, November 15, 2021
The MTA will not move forward with a planned fare hike next spring or cut service over the next few years.
Wednesday, November 03, 2021
Governor Kathy Hochul wants to push forward a redesign of New York Penn Station and the blocks surrounding the commuter hub--putting her own signature on the project.