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Bus riders frustrated at MTA’s response to blizzard

City Council’s Transportation Committee held a hearing on MTA’s response to blizzard.  Here is our testimony :
The bus lanes and routes were not the first lanes to be cleared of snow. Considering how critical is the good functioning of buses, and the volume of users they serve, it would make sense to prioritize the clearing [...]

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34th Street Transitway- “block by block” Curb Usage Consultations

[ October 21, 2010; 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. November 9, 2010; 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] To learn about the block-by-block curb use needs of 34th Street, the NYC DOT and NYC Transit will host a series of forums to give the building owners and managers, residents and businesses of 34th St a chance to provide information on their individual curb use needs.

AT one of the eight tables representing block-by-block segments of 34th Street the [...]

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CALL TO ACTION : Rally Against MTA Fare Hikes and Service Cuts

[ April 28, 2009; 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Unless the State Legislature acts, June 1st will bring crushing service cuts to our subways and busses and a 25% increase in fares. With the help of the Facebook Group, 1,000,000 People Against the MTA Fare Hike, we are holding an important rally at Union Square tomorrow. This rally will be the real life meet [...]

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Buses: 34th Street River to River bus lanes

In September, dedicated bus lanes were painted red and given overhead signage to speed up the transit of tens of buses which use this corridor. We are anxious to see if this treatment is sufficient to keep cars and parkers away from the bus lane or if protective bollards are required.

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Join Us for MTA and ARC presentations

[ April 16, 2008; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Wednesday , April 16th 6:30 p.m.

Transit : Sick of waiting 45 minutes for the M11? What about bus service on 11th Avenue and on 42nd Street MTAand Department of Transportation representatives and  Andrew Albert Chair of the New York City Transit Riders Council (NYCTRC) will present MTA plans and listen to our concerns.

New Jersey rail tunnel (ARC) will bring 9,000 more pedestrians to [...]

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2007 in perspective: Happy New Year

We wish you a SAFE 2008 with more time to cross the street, plenty of neck downs, Barnes’ dances and speed bumps to slow down the cars, and NYPD enforcing the law .
We wish you a HEALTHY 2008, with charter buses and jitneys turning off their engines and parking in their own garage.
We wish you [...]

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Clinton- Hell’s Kitchen traffic Study Scoping – TAC2

Clinton-Hell’s Kitchen traffic study – scope - 12-04-2007

Dear TAC members ,  By adding a comment below you will be able to share your comments with the other members Which intersections must be added and why? A list of schools traffic congestion: which peak day should be studied ( Week days and Week end) and which peak hours ? [...]

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