Uptowns Ydanis Rodriguez And Other Elected Call For Immediate Fixes To MTA Elevators

Following a week where elevators at the 168th Street subway station broke down on four separate occasions, elected officials and community residents are saying “enough.” Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Councilmember Levine Petitions DOT To Install 106th Street Crosswalk In Harlem

Harlem’s City Councilmember Mark Levine has formally requested that the New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) install a mid-block crosswalk and traffic light on West 106th Street between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Subway And Bus Fare Will Remain $2.75 Following MTA Vote

Going against most predictions, the MTA decided not to increase the base fare for a single subway or bus ride from $2.75 to $3, DNAinfo first reported. Continue Reading →

Delays Continue With C, A Train Water Main Break Delays In Washington Heights

A water condition in Upper Manhattan is causing delays along the A and C train lines during Friday morning’s commute. Continue Reading →

How Bad Are Street Surfaces In Your Harlem Hood?

If your Uber rides home from the bar are starting to feel more like back-road safari trips, a new street quality ranking (and mapping!) project from NYC’s Independent Budget Office may explain why. Continue Reading →

Public Funding For Citi Bike Expansion Supported By Harlem’s Ydanis Rodriguez And Others

Flanked by colleagues, Citi Bike riders and bike advocates, Ydanis Rodriguez, Chair of the City Council Transportation Committee, will announce the widespread NYC Council support for public funding to continue Citi Bike’s expansion to all five boroughs in city budget on Wednesday. Continue Reading →

When Harlem Had Elevated Trains (Video)

In the early evening of May 12, 1955, a train pulled out of Lower Manhattan’s Chatham Square, near City Hall, bound for upper Manhattan and the Bronx via Third Avenue. Continue Reading →

4, 5, 6 Train Rail Defect Delays In Harlem

Trains traveling through Harlem and the Upper East Side slowed to a crawl for hours Thursday as a “rail condition” at 125th Street caused service changes on the 4, 5 and 6 lines. Continue Reading →

Nearly All New York Subways From Harlem To Hollis Is About To Get Cell Service

nyc subway cell serviceNearly all underground subway stations from Harlem to Hollis, Queens will have cellular service on Monday, a year ahead of schedule, according to city and state officials.
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Most Harlem Subway Stations Will Have Cell Phone Service, Wi-Fi By Monday

The MTA is dialing in, a full two years ahead of schedule. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday that cell phone service and Wi-Fi will be available across nearly all underground stations by Monday in response to his directive at the beginning of 2016 to accelerate the project. Continue Reading →