John Surico

cities

The 120-Degree Heat Waves of the Future Could Melt Streets and Bend Train Tracks

As climate change makes summers worse, cities around the U.S. must adapt or face potentially deadly consequences.
John Surico
8.6.19
Tunnel Vision

No, the Subway Doesn't Have to Be Insanely Hot and Gross

London cooled its tube subway system, at least some of the time. Why doesn't New York do the same thing?
John Surico
9.6.18
Tunnel Vision

Dentures, Trumpets, and Prosthetic Limbs: Inside the Subway’s Lost and Found

VICE got a rare look at all the bizarre things New Yorkers leave behind on the city's subways.
John Surico
7.16.18
war

Which New York City Borough Would Win an All-Out Civil War?

I canvassed dozens of experts, journalists, and regular New Yorkers to find out the answer. Here's what they said.
John Surico
6.11.18
Tunnel Vision

Inside the Fight for ‘Fair Fares’ in New York

The movement has grown from a largely grassroots push to a completely plausible proposal, supported by a wide variety of the city’s residents.
John Surico
6.1.18
Tunnel Vision

New York's Subway Is Hell for Riders with Disabilities

Only 24 percent of the system's 472 stations are ADA-accessible.
John Surico
5.18.18
Tunnel Vision

Canarsie Residents Want a Ferry to Save Them From the L Train Shutdown

Boats > trains anyway.
John Surico
4.4.18
New York

Scenes of Daily Life for New Yorkers Who Got Help

A small army of nonprofits help people who slip through the cracks of government assistance. Here's what that looks like up close.
John Surico
11.27.17
Tunnel Vision

What Can New York Learn from London's Underground?

How to be on time.
John Surico
11.24.17
reports

The Repeal of New York's Racist Anti-Dancing Law Was a Dance Party

On Tuesday, the New York City Council voted to repeal the Cabaret Law from 1925, and the scene outside of City Hall was one of jubilation
John Surico
11.1.17
immigration

Why Trump’s Third Attempt at a Travel Ban Just Might Stick

The president's new, indefinite ban on travel includes non-Muslim-majority countries, which could help it hold up to legal scrutiny.
John Surico
9.25.17
Tunnel Vision

New Yorkers Got Drunk and Tried to Solve the Subway Problem

"Tried" being the key word here.
John Surico
9.22.17
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