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Rideshare Companies Want to Replace the L Train When It Shuts Down

Bad news for commuters could be good news for companies like Lyft and Uber.
John Surico
12.21.18
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Could Weed Save New York's Awful Subways?

A new proposal called Weed for Rails thinks so.
John Surico
12.14.18
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How New York’s Streets Are Changing for the L Train Shutdown

A few months ahead of the shutdown, we took a look at how the city is getting ready.
John Surico
12.7.18
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Albany Finally Has a Chance to Reform the Subways

With full Democratic control of the statehouse for the first time since 2010, New York lawmakers are now confronted with a huge undertaking: fixing New York City’s subway system.
John Surico
11.8.18
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A Fancy New E-Ferry Wants to Save New York's L Train Commuters

They'll have coffee and booze and maybe avocado toast?
John Surico
10.18.18
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Is New York’s Subway System Actually Getting Better?

It's been a year since the $836 million Subway Action Plan was introduced. It's been working, but New Yorkers haven't seemed to notice.
John Surico
10.3.18
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A Day in the Life of New York City's Subway Helpers

We spoke to two "wayfinders" tasked with humanizing the MTA by helping New Yorkers across the city find their way.
John Surico
8.30.18
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How Will the L Train Shutdown Impact the Environment?

Despite residents' concerns about additional traffic, officials claim the upcoming subway shutdown will actually "result in a beneficial temporary impact to air quality.”
John Surico
8.10.18
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What Would Happen if New York Capped Ubers?

New York is proposing a cap on the number of rideshares allowed in its borders, and it could have big implications for the L train shutdown.
John Surico
8.7.18
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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
7.13.18
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Experience the Horror of the New York Subway in a Fun New Video Game

A little something to help pass the time while waiting hours on end for your train.
John Surico
5.25.18
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Yale Students Are Trying to Solve New York's Subway Shutdown

The capstone studio project introduced dozens of new ideas that the MTA might do well to consider.
John Surico
5.4.18
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