Governor Andrew M. Cuomo
LaGuardia AirTrain, Pet Project of Ousted Governor, Paused by Successor
New York Governor Kathy Hochul has instructed the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to rethink the plan for the $2.1 billion LaGuardia AirTrain, a contentious plan championed by former Governor Andrew Cuomo.
Opposition to LaGuardia AirTrain Plan Emerges After Cuomo Resigns
A highly criticized project has new critics among staffers at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
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.
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.
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.
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.
$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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Breaking News: 10-Point Plan to Restructure the MTA Announced
Local and state leadership finally agreed on a plan to fix the city of New York's struggling transit system.
How the New L Train Repair Plan Will Work
After the initial shock of Governor Andrew Cuomo's cancellation of the planned L Train closure subsided, analysis and commentary rolled in.
Clearing a Path for the Proposed AirTrain to LaGuardia
Eminent domain powers will be necessary to build a route for an AirTrain connecting to LaGuardia Airport.
Report: MTA Shortcut Safety to Deliver the Second Ave Subway on Cuomo's Schedule
The New York Times has a potential damning report about shortcuts taken by the New York MTA, under the leadership of Governor Andrew Cuomo, to deliver the Second Avenue Subway on its scheduled opening date at the beginning of the year.
Gov. Cuomo Promised a Plan to Fix the New York Subway; Critics Say it's MIA
Earlier this summer, the governor of New York promised an ambitious plan to fix the MTA subway system. Now, at the end of the promised timeline for that plan, critics are saying that the city is left with more of the same.
New York Governor Declares Subway 'State of Emergency'
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has been heavily criticized for neglecting New York City's subway system.
$3.5 Million Awarded to Further the Demise of the Robert Moses Parkway
The state of New York this week took another step toward removing two miles of the Niagara Scenic Parkway (formerly known as the Robert Moses Parkway).
Port of Albany is a Major Destination for North Dakota Oil
Crude-by-rail from the Bakken shale formation has transformed the sleepy Port of Albany, NY into a major supplier of cheaper crude for East Coast refineries. Jad Mouawad writes two articles on the importance of the port and the dangers from the oil.
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