Stephen Nessen appears in the following:
Tuesday, January 05, 2021
A judge has ruled that the city can install a new busway along the most congested stretch of downtown Flushing in Queens.
Friday, December 18, 2020
Police have arrested a man wanted in the fatal subway train arson incident that killed a motorman and injured more than a dozen riders back in March.
Wednesday, December 16, 2020
Before a world pandemic hit New York City and devastated the transit system, the subways were actually enjoying success. Due in part to an unsung MTA worker now retiring.
Wednesday, December 16, 2020
The MTA passed a $17 billion budget for next year that does not include any draconian cuts to service or jobs, but those cuts could still come if federal relief doesn't arrive soon.
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
From outdoor dining to new bikers and drivers, more New Yorkers than ever competed for space on the city's (already crowded) streets this year.
Monday, December 14, 2020
We've all seen photos of city streets almost free of cars, and Manhattan offices remain very empty. So why have more people died in traffic crashes this year?
Friday, December 04, 2020
What the MTA needs from the federal government and what will happen if it doesn't get it.
Wednesday, December 02, 2020
A study conducted by New York University found there is no evidence that public transit is a major source for spreading respiratory viruses.
Tuesday, December 01, 2020
Railroads across the country have until the end of the year to install positive train control or PTC. Most have met the deadline but not NJ Transit.
Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Government officials and health experts are warning people to stay home this Thanksgiving holiday, and avoid large family gatherings to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
Monday, November 23, 2020
Mayor Bill de Blasio's commissioner for transportation Polly Trottenberg has resigned.
Wednesday, November 18, 2020
The MTA says next year's budget will slash both service and jobs, and include fare and toll hikes. With no federal aid in sight, time is running out.
Sunday, November 15, 2020
As COVID infections increase in much of the region, essential workers, particularly transit workers, are worried about a second wave.
Thursday, November 12, 2020
Taxi drivers rallied at City Hall Thursday, to send a message. They want the city to support a new plan that would help medallion owners with loans drivers say are impossible to pay off.
Tuesday, November 10, 2020
The MTA has agreed to set aside some jobs for pregnant transit workers. The agreement comes months after a transit worker lost a her baby while working on the job.
Monday, November 09, 2020
The MTA is hopeful that president-elect Joe Biden’s administration will help it recover from pandemic-related losses. But watchdogs are wary.
Friday, November 06, 2020
Protesters took to the streets for another night in New York and were once again met with a strong show of police force.
Tuesday, November 03, 2020
As straphangers return underground, headline grabbing crimes may deter some from riding the subways.
Wednesday, October 28, 2020
MTA leadership says they’re worried that NYPD officers aren't patrolling the subways enough. They say a stronger police presence could've prevented recent crimes.
Monday, October 26, 2020
The city's subway system turns 116 years old Tuesday, and while a lot has changed since 1904, a lot remains the same. Author John Morris breaks down how far we've come.