New York has a better idea what the new Tappan Zee Bridge will look like in five-plus years after Gov. Cuomo and state officials presented three design finalists Tuesday. The three conceptual designs, and other details, were gleaned from the three consortiums bidding to replace the Tappan Zee Bridge. The… Read More →
Traffic & Transportation
What people are talking about in 24 hours of LoHud.com: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority vowed Thursday to fight a court ruling that the payroll tax helping to fund public transportation is unconstitutional. “Removing more than $1.2 billion in revenue from the Payroll Mobility Tax, plus hundreds of millions of dollars… Read More →
What people are talking about in 24 hours of LoHud.com: Two 15-year-old friends who received text messages from a girl in the Chestnut Ridge rape case testified Wednesday that the 14-year-old asked for help. They didn’t call police or tell adults, one of the girls said, because she wanted the… Read More →
Political ads at Metro-North train stations involving Israel and Palestine stirred controversy last month. Now,
Commentary on today’s news and opinion, from readers and newsmakers. Anti-Islamic ads at Metro-North stations throughout Westchester County will stay, regardless of what they say, says a spokeswoman for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. The MTA does not endorse the viewpoint expressed in the ad but also doesn’t ban advertising based… Read More →
The Editorial Board weighs in Sunday on the plan for a Regional Task Force to examine transit options for the new Tappan Zee Bridge, the east-west corridor and beyond. Keep up on the bridge project and talk to reporters and editors in our forum.
What people are talking about in 24 hours of LoHud.com: Discussion at the latest in a series of public meetings on replacing the Tappan Zee Bridge, held Monday night in Spring Valley, again came down to the projected cost of crossing the new span when it opens in 2017. “We… Read More →
What people are talking about in 24 hours of LoHud.com: All southbound lanes of the Palisades Interstate Parkway, from Stony Point south to the George Washington Bridge, will be closed Saturday for the cycling portion of the Ironman U.S. Championship. It won’t affect me but it is still ridiculous. The… Read More →
What people are talking about in 24 hours of LoHud.com: Three town supervisors from Rockland came out in support of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s new Tappan Zee Bridge plan, while transportation reporter Khurram Saeeed explained how a loose steel plate on a bridge repair job flattened many car tires Friday. Tolls… Read More →
What people said on Twitter and Facebook when they heard it’ll likely cost $14 to cross the Hudson River on the new Tappan Zee Bridge: [View the story “Tappan Zee bridge tolls” on Storify] Talk about tolls and the Tappan Zee Bridge replacement project with reporters and editors at lohud.com/tappanzeebridge.