Finally, Each NYC Subway Station Has Countdown Clocks From Harlem To Hollis

NY Curbed reports that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has met its self-imposed deadline to install platform countdown clocks at every single subway NYC station—471 in total—by the end of 2017, according to the New York Daily News. Continue Reading →

MTA Seeks Contractor For First Platform Safety Barriers From Harlem To Hollis

The Daily News reports that the MTA is looking for a contractor to design and build one of the subway’s first platform barriers, which are common in transit systems around the world. Continue Reading →

Mayor Bill de Blasio Announce To Expand Select Bus Service From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced that New York City would dramatically expand Select Bus Service (SBS), pursuing upgrades on more than 21 new routes over the next ten years, reaching a half-million more bus riders each day. Continue Reading →

Harlem African Burial Ground Memorial And Mixed-Use Development Approved

Arch Paper reports that while completing work on the Willis Avenue Bridge in East Harlem in the early 2000s, an unexpected discovery was made. Continue Reading →

Supervisors Suspended Following Subway Derailment In Harlem

Two track maintenance supervisors were suspended Wednesday, a day after following a subway derailment in Harlem that officials said appears to have been caused by human error, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority said. Continue Reading →

Protest Hits Cuomo Over Lack Of Female And Minority Appointments

Asian, African-American and Hispanic business and religious leaders demonstrated outside Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Manhattan office this afternoon to pressure the Democrat to diversify the leadership of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Continue Reading →

Cali Developer Turns Shipping Containers Into Harlem Homes For Veterans’ Housing

Cities across the U.S. are searching for new ways to add affordable housing stock to their lagging inventories for low- and middle-income residents as wages fail to keep pace with soaring rental and home prices. Continue Reading →

Metro-North OKs $7.8M Contract For Security Cameras From Harlem To Hudson

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority, MTA, board has given the nod of approval on a $7.8 million project to outfit trains on the Metro-North Hudson and Harlem lines with on-board cameras to improve security and safety. Continue Reading →

Harlem Developers, NYCEDC Seeks Proposals To Bring Mixed Income Housing And Open Space

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), in partnership with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), today issued a request for proposals (RFP) for the development of a 58,000 square foot site in Long Island City, Queens. Continue Reading →

MTA Buses Test Safety Technology To Avoid Hitting Pedestrians

New-MTAbusSafety technology that would warn pedestrians that a bus is turning or help bus drivers avoid collisions is coming to some New York City buses. Continue Reading →

New NYC Buses Have Wi-Fi But No Tech To Avoid Those On Foot

2-newnycbusesh sliderThere are some nifty features on New York City’s sleek new fleet of more than 2,000 buses, the first of which began hitting the streets this past week. Continue Reading →

Cellphone Service Coming To More Subway Stations In Harlem

subway train in harlem1New York City subway riders from Harlem to Hollis will soon have access to Wi-Fi and cellphone service as part of a plan to upgrade an aging transit system that serves 9 million people daily. Continue Reading →