New York City Transit

View of empty concourse at Grand Central Madison train station in New York City

Grand Central Madison Trains Fully Operational

The station is the nation’s first new major rail terminal in over half a century.

February 28, 2023 - Mass Transit

Subway Turnstiles

Means-Based, Transit-Fare Discounts Take a Leap Forward in the Big Apple

The 2019 New York City budget includes $106 million to subsidize half the transit fare for qualified residents for six months. The city joins the ranks of Seattle, Toronto, and the Bay Area that offer income-based discounts for transit fares.

June 13, 2018 - The New York Times

New York City Winter

Game-Changing 'Bus Action Plan' Announced in New York City

If you're a fan of improved bus service, we have some good news from New York City.

April 23, 2018 - StreetsBlog NYC

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Many New Yorkers Face Punishing Transit Commutes

As sky-high real estate prices force many lower-income New Yorkers to the periphery, they're paying an additional price in lengthy transit commutes. Meanwhile, real estate interests that benefit from transit investment bear few of its costs.

December 13, 2017 - The New York Times

U.S. Moving Toward Public Transportation

Taras Grescoe examines how public transportation in the United States is gaining popularity and riders, but still lags in funding.

July 17, 2012 - The Huffington Post

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