Back in reality land, the MTA released citywide subway ridership data this week, and it reveals that average weekday ridership at the Vernon/Jackson stop is up 57% between 2007 and 2013. According to The New York World, this occurred during a period that the system’s ridership as a whole grew by 9%. Putting the Vernon/Jackson percentages into numbers, it went from [Read more…] about VERNON/JACKSON SUBWAY RIDERSHIP UP OVER 50%
A new congestion pricing plan that’s gaining traction calls for an $8 toll both ways for the Queensboro Bridge. If it makes you feel any better [Read more…] about TOLLS COMING TO QUEENSBORO BRIDGE AND A NEW LIC FERRY STOP?
As the Vernon/Jackson subway platform gets more crowded with each passing day, the question arises “At what point will it be too much?” [Read more…] about OVERCROWDING COMING TO LIC?
It’s time to pisco everybody! Jora, the Peruvian Restaurant on 11th Street at the foot of the Pulaski Bridge, has officially opened. They are currently serving dinner every day of the week starting at 5:30pm. But as any self-respecting South American knows, who eats dinner before 9? Thus they will be open until late.
According to the owner, Alejandro Rojas [Read more…] about JORA HAS OPENED, PERUVIAN FOOD COMES TO LONG ISLAND CITY
It has finally come to this. The need for traffic safety measures has spurred a press event that will be held tomorrow, May 30, at 3pm on Center Boulevard and 48th Avenue. Who will be there? [Read more…] about CENTER BOULEVARD STOP SIGN PROTEST TOMORROW