The good, the bad and the ugly: Port Authority Midtown Bus terminal

Today, the Port Authority held the first of multiple sessions to collect comments from the public. CLICK HERE to attend a session by zoom and give your comments. The good This crucial and bold project will benefit regional commuters, long distance riders, residents of Hell’s Kitchen as well as promote the economic growth of the…


Keeping perspective : the good old days

The Horse Manure Problem of 1894 The 15 to 30 pounds of manure produced daily by each beast multiplied by the 150,000+ horses in New York city resulted in more than three million pounds of horse manure per day that somehow needed to be disposed of. That’s not to mention the daily 40,000 gallons of…

Traffic Deaths keep mounting in CB4 and elsewhere. Will NYPD keep us safe?

In spite of sustained efforts to make our roadways safer, there were 5 traffic deaths in CB4 in the last 12 months, versus 3 in 2018, a 67% increase. While one cyclist died, none of the deaths were due to bicycles. Injuries to cyclists increased by 16% while injuries to pedestrians decreased by 22%. This…

Congestion Pricing must benefit west side residents as well

Now that 40 MTA gantries have been installed around the Lincoln Tunnel entrances and exits (not a pretty sight), it is crucial that West side residents benefit from the Congestion pricing program: it must reduce the daily tsunami of New Jersey commuters that overwhelm our streets, intersections and slow down first responders. Our elected officials…