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Bicyclists in New York City
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Andrew Weber
October 30, 2019 - 11:43 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – The City Council on Wednesday is expected to pass a $1.7 billion “Streets Master Plan” which would add dozens of miles of bike and bus lines in addition to other street improvements over five years. The plan, drawn up by City Council Speaker Corey Johnson, provides for 250...
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MTA bus
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Andrew Weber
October 22, 2019 - 1:24 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – The Metropolitan Transit Authority announced Tuesday that 400 bus stops would be eliminated in the Bronx, along with the addition of more frequent service and new lines, as part of a network redesign. Stops too close together lead to bunching and traffic, says the MTA...
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Corey Johnson
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Andrew Weber
October 22, 2019 - 12:28 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – City Council Speaker Corey Johnson said that he is in favor of turning other crosstown streets in Manhattan into busways, following the lead of 14th Street. He proposed 34th Street and 42nd Street as possible next options on “The Brian Lehrer Show” on WNYC. “I think the...
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Andrew Weber
October 08, 2019 - 10:50 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – Train service on the 7 line between Manhattan and Queens was temporarily suspended Tuesday morning after a person was fatally hit by a train in a tunnel Tuesday morning. The person was struck near the Vernon-Blvd-Jason Avenue station. "7 trains are resuming regular service...
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14th Street
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Andrew Weber
October 02, 2019 - 1:50 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – Most cars will be barred from a large stretch of 14th street in Manhattan starting on Thursday as part of a plan to speed up bus traffic while construction on the L train continues. The experimental “busway,” as it’s being called, is the first of its kind of the city, and...
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Fulton Center subway station
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Andrew Weber
September 25, 2019 - 9:47 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – The MTA board unanimously approved a $51.5 billion capital spending plan that would cover a variety of projects aimed towards upgrading the transit system Wednesday. The plan spans the next five years and addresses the subway, buses, Metro-North and Long Island Railroad. Over...
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NJ Transit train
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Andrew Weber
August 20, 2019 - 6:49 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — An NJ Transit rider fell onto the tracks after a door opened on the wrong side of the train Monday evening, officials confirmed after witnesses posted about the incident on social media. Warning: Tweet below contains profanity The fall occurred at about 5:45 at the Secaucus...
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116th Street station
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August 02, 2019 - 10:51 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — A person, possibly suffering from cardiac arrest, was struck by a train at the 116th Street subway station shortly after 9:30 a.m. LISTEN FOR TRANIST UPDATES 2 and 3 train service is beginning to resume with considerable delays after someone was struck by a train at 116 St...
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Man hit by A train
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Andrew Weber
July 26, 2019 - 7:57 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — A suspicious package found in the backpack of a man hit by a train in Queens Friday morning has been deemed safe, police confirmed. The man seems to have jumped out in front of an A train at 80th Street in Woodhaven. The suspicious package @MTA 80th Street/Hudson Station in...
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Andrew Weber
July 26, 2019 - 7:57 am
( 1010 WINS ) — A suspicious package found in the backpack of a man hit by a train in Queens Friday morning has been deemed safe, police confirmed. The man seems to have jumped out in front of an A train at 80th Street in Woodhaven. The suspicious package @MTA 80th Street/Hudson Station in the @...
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