Governor Andrew M. Cuomo

LaGuardia Airport

FAA Approves Circuitous, Controversial LaGuardia AirTrain Proposal

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, almost driven out of office by scandal earlier this year, has won a legacy project six years in the making.

July 21, 2021 - The New York Times

New York Subway

Closure Averted, New York's L Train Repairs Also Finish Under Budget, Ahead of Schedule

A perhaps surprising measure of success has been achieved by the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

April 30, 2020 - Curbed New York

Staten Island Ferry

New York and Illinois Follow in California's Footsteps by Declaring Shutdowns

Governors of three of the nation's largest states, containing the three largest cities, have issued emergency orders to slow the spread of COVID-19.

March 22, 2020 - The Washington Post

New York City Transit Station

Gov. Cuomo's Plan Would Expand Penn Station Tracks by 40%

A new plan to add significant space for new tracks and platforms at Penn Station would require demolishing a whole city block in Manhattan.

January 7, 2020 - The New York Times

Mario M. Cuomo Bridge

$4 Billion Later, the New Tappan Bridge More Crowded Than Ever

Traffic data shows more and more cars and trucks using the new Tappan Zee Bridge in 2019, in what looks like an obvious case of induced demand.

January 2, 2020 - Times Herald-Record

Second Avenue Subway

Trump's Confusing Tweet Offers to Help Complete the Second Avenue Subway in New York

While the state of New York would surely lover federal help in building out several infrastructure projects around New York City, a tweet from President Trump over the weekend seemed to overpromise regarding the Second Avenue Subway.

August 26, 2019 - Crain's New York Business

Red Light Camera

Gov. Cuomo Signs Street Safety Legislation For New York City on Mother's Day

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo took his mother to work on Sunday so she could join him in a panel where he signed life-saving, street safety legislation to reinstate and expand the school zone speed camera program in New York City.

May 13, 2019 - Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo

Skinny Skyscraper

Changes to Proposed NYC Pied-à-Terre Tax Will Yield Less Revenue for Transit

The real estate intervened, and a proposed pied-à-terre tax became a mansion tax.

April 6, 2019 - City & State

New York Traffic

Breaking News: New York State Ready to Embrace Congestion Pricing, Finally

The New York State Legislature is preparing to reverse over a decade of reluctance regarding congestion pricing, according to reports from Albany.

March 26, 2019 - The New York Times

New York City Subway

Another Transit Funding Fix Proposed in New York: a Non-Resident Luxury Apartment Tax

One way, or another, wealthy New Yorkers are probably going to end up contributing to the financial end of the equation for solutions to New York's public transit woes.

March 12, 2019 - Bloomberg

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