Feb. 21, 2024 By Ethan Marshall Queens Community Board 1, which covers parts of Long Island City, Astoria and Woodside, elected Evie Hantzopoulos as its new chair during the most recent meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 21 at the Astoria World Manor, at 25-22 Astoria Blvd. Hantzopoulos has been a member of the community board since… Read more »
Jan. 26, 2024 By Kirstyn Brendlen
Brooklyn and Queens elected officials say they want “the gain must match the pain” if the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is going to proceed with plans to close the G train for improvements this summer.
Sep. 22, 2023 By Iryna Shkurhan The Q4 bus which runs from Jamaica toward Cambria Heights will be fare-free starting this Sunday, Sept. 24 — and will last for at least six months and possibly up to a year. The first-of-its-kind initiative is part of the MTA’s pilot program to determine how free service affects…
The New York City Department of Transportation announced Monday it will close parts of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway for a few days so it can make some much-needed repairs next month.
Aug. 22, 2023 By Bill Parry Officials from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) helped kickoff U.S. Open Fan Week on Aug. 21 at Corona Yard adjacent to the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center at Flushing Meadows Corona Park, where the main draw gets underway from Monday, Aug. 28, and will run through Sunday,…
Aug. 14, 2023 By Christian Murray
New Yorkers are likely to see golf-cart sized cargo bikes hit the streets later this year under a plan unveiled by the Department of Transportation Monday.
Jun. 7, 2023 By Selvena N. Brooks-Powers & Reverend Dr. Margaret Elaine M. Flake New York is expensive. Half of the City’s households cannot comfortably afford to live here. These New Yorkers are struggling to pay for the essentials, like housing, food, healthcare, and transportation. We believe in our shared responsibility to help our neighbors…
Mar. 23, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed About 50 community members attended the QueensLink town hall in Ozone Park on March 16 to discuss plans for the dormant 3.5 miles Rockaway Beach train line that would bring accessible transportation to transit desert communities. Volunteers of QueensLink heard community feedback on how to best meet residents’ needs…
A wave of fires caused by e-bike batteries is spurring landlords and co-op boards across the city to consider outright bans or restrictions of the batteries inside their buildings.