Feb 262013
Mayoral Hopeful Sal Albanese Unveils Ambitious Transit Plan, Secures Union Support

POLITICS: Shortly after securing the endorsement of the union that represents most New York City MTA workers, mayoral candidate and Bay Ridge resident Sal Albanese unveiled a transit plan he says will improve, fund, as well as make the city’s roadways and public transportation system more equitable.

Feb 152013
Beginning March 3, Prepare To Shell Out $15 For Verrazano, $2.75 For Subway

TRAFFIC & TRANSIT: Despite widespread criticism by commuters, activists, and elected officials alike, the MTA has announced that a series of planned toll and fare hikes will begin to take effect on March 3.

Nov 042012
[UPDATED 2X] Getting There From Here: What To Expect From Your Post-Hurricane Monday Commute

TRAFFIC & TRANSIT: The transportation network is looking a lot better now than it did a couple of days ago, but there are still some holes, and the gasoline shortage continues. Here’s what to expect from your Monday morning commute.

Jun 082012
Seen In Bay Ridge Weekender: Transistor Radio

The above picture shows a man sitting at the top of a staircase that leads down into the 95th Street R Train Station, reading the paper, and possibly listening to what looks like an old transistor radio. For this shot, Bath Beach photographer David Tan used a Konica Autoreflex T3 with Kodak Ektar 100 film. [...]