Metro North Penn Station Access finally breaks ground in The Bronx with four new stations to be ready by 2027
After decades of promises and false starts, ground has finally broken on the transformative Metro North Penn Station access in The Bronx today. The ceremonial groundbreaking event was held at the site of the future Parkchester/Van Nest Metro North stop—one of four to be constructed in the East Bronx—that will bring direct rail service to Manhattan's Penn Station as well as points north to Westchester and Connecticut in the estimated $3.18 billion project.
Smile you're on camera! MTA activates bus lane enforcement cameras in The Bronx
You better think twice before your impatience pushes you to drive down a bus lane or, worse yet, double park on one and creating a traffic jam. The Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) announced last week that it has activated its automated bus lane enforcement cameras for the first time in The Bronx. They are now on the Bx12 and the Bx41 routes and will activate it in the coming days along the Bx19.
Citing millions of rides and strong safety record, East Bronx shared e-scooter program to become permanent
Launched in 2021 and expanded this past summer, the East Bronx Shared E-Scooter Pilot Program is being touted as a great success by the New York City Department of Transportation in a report issued this past Monday by the agency and will become permanent and hopefully expand across the city.
Denver spends $800k to bring electric bus, bikes to Montbello
(Denver, Colo.) A powerful investment soon will get the Montbello neighborhood moving. Adds an electric community bus to shuttle residents to health appointments and other services.
Wednesday 2/16 in San Francisco: Mask mandate lifts today, voters remove 3 school board members and more
A pedestrian walks by graffiti encouraging the wearing of masks on April 20, 2020 in San Francisco, California.(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Welcome back to another daily roundup of San Francisco stories for Feb. 16.
Second ferry stop added in The Bronx, now we need a direct ferry to Queens & Brooklyn
Last week Tuesday, December 28, the Soundview Ferry line was officially extended to Throggs Neck adding a much-needed transportation alternative to a transit-starved area at Ferry Point Park.