The proposed homeless shelter in Glendale is too close to chemicals, too far from public transportation and would pack an already overcrowded school district, Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley said in a letter to city officials.
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More than 1,200 bicyclists from around the city participated in the 7th Annual Tour de Queens, a 20-mile ride that travels through several neighborhoods in the borough.
Join hundreds of bikers for a fun-filled, family-friendly, 20-mile bike tour to highlight various Queens neighborhoods like Flushing, Murray Hill, Beechurst and Whitestone at the seventh annual Tour de Queens this Sunday.
Editor’s Note: This letter was sent by the five borough presidents to Mayor Bill de Blasio and Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito. Because of its importance to Queens, we reproduce it here. For decades, New York City’s waterways have been an untapped resource. While it has the potential to serve as a major form of public [...]
A town hall meeting for locals to decry the last three weekends of No. 7 train suspensions is scheduled for March 27 to go over the details of the service disruption, expected to last for 19 more weekends.
The recently released American Public Transportation Association report highlighted that public transportation ridership in 2013 was greater than any time since 1956. Various operating agencies of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, including New York City Transit bus and subway, MTA bus, Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Railroad, had a 3 percent plus increase in ridership [...]
The Long Island City community is asking for the public’s help in finding the driver who fled the scene after fatally hitting a 64-year-old man on Northern Boulevard last Friday.
Let us all rejoice in celebrating the 101st Anniversary of Grand Central Terminal, which first opened on Feb. 2, 1913. Contrast this with the late, great Penn Station Terminal, which was destroyed in the name of progress in 1962. Fast forward, 52 years later. Penn Station is still a shell of its former glory. There [...]
As Mayor Bill de Blasio and other local leaders push to lower traffic deaths, a new report has identified four Queens roadways as some of the most dangerous for pedestrians in downstate New York.
The 21st Street corridor between Queens Plaza and 20th Avenue has always been notorious for pedestrian fatalities. It serves as a conduit between the Queensboro and Robert F. Kennedy Bridges, resulting in cars, trucks, and other heavy vehicles using the street to move quickly between these two points.