Second Avenue Subway Study Featured on NY1
Upper East Side Taxis and the Second Avenue Subway
Since the opening of the Second Avenue Subway’s three new stations on January 1, 2017, taxi pickups and dropoffs in the immediate vicinity have declined, according to a new report by NYU’s Rudin Center for Transportation.
Event: Cities, Data, And Mobility: The NYC Experience
Time: 8:45am - 10:00am
Location: The Puck Building, The Rudin Family Forum for Civic Dialogue, 2nd Fl., 295 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10012-9604
L Train Closure and Mitigation
The L train tunnel between Manhattan and Brooklyn will close fully to trains for 18 months in 2019 to repair extensive damage from Superstorm Sandy.
Talking Traffic on Popular Mechanics
NYU Rudin Center Assistant Director Sarah Kaufman spoke with Popular Mechanics on Facebook Live yesterday. The conversation covered gridlock, bikes and driverless cars while sitting in traffic. Check out the video here:
Current research: Intelligent Paratransit
The NYU Rudin Center's current work surrounds "Intelligent Paratransit," a project to re-frame mobility for the elderly and disabled using modern ridesharing technologies.
"Uber Casualty: San Francisco's Largest Taxi Company Considers Bankruptcy" Sarah Kaufman on NBC News
Over the past weekend, our assistant director for technology programming, Sarah Kaufman, was asked to weigh in on the effects of Uber and other app-based taxi services on the traditional taxi industry.
What We're Reading This Week
The Rudin Center office is back from break--which means we're back to our weekly round-up of transportation news!
Regulating Uber and Lyft: Sarah M. Kaufman on Fox 5 News
Sarah M. Kaufman, NYU Rudin Center Assistant Director for Technology Programming, appeared on Fox 5 News to discuss potential regulations of ridesharing companies: