Betting On De Blasio’s $2.5 Billion Streetcar Paying For Itself Is “A Recipe For Disaster” | Village Voice

At a Sunset Park “visioning meeting” for Mayor de Blasio’s Brooklyn-Queens Connector waterfront streetcar plan last June, one local resident responded with exasperation when asked by a city official how new transit would help his neighborhood. “You should get the … Continue reading

Today Barclays-Atlantic Avenue, Tomorrow Disney-Times Square? MTA “Very Open” To Selling Subway Naming Rights (Village Voice news blog)

Beneath the longest headline known to man or blog, I examine the possible fallout of the NYC subway’s first-ever naming-rights deal: That resounding “Ewwwww!” you heard emanating from Brooklyn was the sound of locals discovering that as part of Bruce … Continue reading