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Most anyone who has tried to get as much as a pothole filled on their street knows city agencies aren’t necessarily the fastest when it comes to fixing problems. The wheels of government can be slow-moving, restricted even more by mountains of red tape. more
The ringing phone awoke me at 8  on Sunday morning. “Sorry to wake you, but they’re saying there was a derailment at Spuyten Duyvil, and it’s a big mess.” more
Usually when New York City talks about hurricanes, it’s usually preceded by “remnants of” or “formerly a.” But not Hurricane Sandy. It arrived in late October 2012 as a Category 1 hurricane — just a step above what is typically a less destructive tropical storm. more
If you were looking forward to driving across the Henry Hudson Bridge for free, you’re going to have to wait a little longer. more
Ridership on trains — especially Metro-North trains — has dropped as much as 95 percent since the advent of the coronavirus pandemic. Among those having to abandon the rails and stay home is Muriel Kessler, who depends on the train from the Riverdale station into her law office in Manhattan. more
Cleaning the subways and buses has become one of the most important tasks for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, outside of actually getting passengers from Point A to Point B. But now that cleaning will hit an all-new level — one that will require the city to start shutting down its entire subway system overnight. more
The latest edition of The Riverdale Press is on newsstands now, but just in case you can't pick up a physical copy, we have the full e-edition right here. Free. more
As more and more cases are reported of people contracting the virus that causes COVID-19 — better known as the coronavirus — in New York City, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is doing something about it. more
Summertime created some of the biggest controversies our community had seen in a while, especially when it comes to protecting the greenbelt that helps define parts of the community we live and work in. But there also was a push to make mass transit faster — more often than not, earning the ire of those who ride, and even those who don’t. more
The city council was expected to pass a measure Tuesday designed to crack down on improper use of city-issued parking permits, more commonly known as “placards.” more
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