What We’ve Read Online this Week:
- NY’s hottest subway stations, mapped (Link)
- Jamaica Station surroundings to receive face lift to attract tourists (Link)
- Should the new LaGuardia Airport be renamed? (Link)
- Avoiding interaction with your phone while driving might not be enough to keep you from getting distracted by it (Link)
- Many DC Metro cars contain asbestos (Link)
- Bikers everywhere are worshipping this “cycling superhero” – video below: (Link)
Photo Above by: Jeremy Segrott Post By: Sean Lewin
What we’ve read online this week:
- Uber launches a “DeBlasio option” to protest potential new caps on service in NYC (Link)
- Select Bus Service grows throughout the city (Link)
- From Rockefeller and Lindsey to Cuomo and De Blasio, the battles continue (Link)
- Citations for public urination, mapped (Link)
- This app makes cars into app platforms (Link)
- Subway etiquette, bike etiquette, and now, pedestrian etiquette (Link)
- Meet the man behind the voice of “Stand clear of the closing doors.” (Link)
- In case you missed it, we hosted a hackathon with NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission and Google. Here’s the video of that event:
Photo Above By: Nick Harris Post By: Sean Lewin
A new report and accompanying website have just been posted, in which author Sarah Kaufman aims to bridge the communications gap between transit agencies and their riders.
Check out the advocacy site for open transit monitoring, or go straight to the report. As always, share your comments with us here or on social media.
More than two million wireless connections were made to the subway cell and wi-fi service; Sarah Kaufman was featured in AM New York’s article on this exciting development.