New York is expected to get $1 billion in transit funds as part of the federal stimulus package – but that might not be enough to keep major projects like the Second Ave. subway on track.
The L Train is the first in the city to run on autopilot. Some things, though, aren't changing: the trains still have a motorman and conductor.
City streets are more bike friendly these days -- but many would-be two-wheel commuters have nowhere to park. Now the City Council wants to make building owners open their doors to bicycles.
Veteran Guillermo Montero recently bought his first hybrid taxi, saving him $30 a day in gas. Monteroâ€™s Toyota Camry is now among the 1,020 hybrid cabs in the city. Officials are hoping that all 13,150 yellow taxis will go green in the next few years.
With gas prices at a record high and environmental awareness growing, bike use is on the rise in the city. Some new businesses are popping up to help meet the demand.
Straphanger who use the L train's Bedford Avenue stop in Brooklyn take to the Internet more often than riders on any other line to turn subway flirting into trysts, an examination of craigslist.org's "missed connections" thread shows.
Residents along Pennsylvania Ave. in East New York have long contended with…
"The trickster, the jester, there's a long history of getting the attention…