Looking back at New York International Airport, often known as Idlewild Airport, and now JFK was dedicated on July 31, 1948.

Crowds gathered as then President Harry S. Truman gave a speech and a squadron flew past to mark the event. Late in 1963, the airport was renamed John F. Kennedy International Airport in memory of the late president.

Peddling Your Stuff

It may appear to be much too cold to ride a bike, however, Bike New York promotes and encourages bicycling and bicycle safety through education, community outreach, and events.

Bike New York is New York City’s leading proponent of cycling and the go-to resource for anyone planning to saddle up and hit the streets. Scroll down to check out past media appearances and press releases. Got a question? Drop a line.

Mourning Commute

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Looking back at the beginnings of NYC’s @MTA subway system, much has changed on this 117th anniversary of its grand opening.

Severe Weather Abound

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The National Weather Service says a strong Pacific storm continues to bring heavy precipitation and winds across the western U.S. 

Across the east, the chance for strong to severe thunderstorms later today as low pressure tracks eastward. This system could redevelop into a coastal storm for the mid-Atlantic and Northeast corridors into Tuesday. 

NY Road Closure
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UPDATE: Following a prior closure, all lanes of Hutchinson River Parkway have reopened at Orchard Beach Road in The Bronx. Expect residual delays. Multilingual & ASL Link :

Due to a vehicle collision, all northbound lanes of the Hutchinson River Parkway are closed at Orchard Beach Road in The Bronx. Consider alternate routes. Multilingual & ASL Link:


Slice of NYC Paradise

The Big Apple and the surrounding boroughs offer one of the most fantastic health care systems available and access to amenities that can make it an ideal spot to live and also to retire. 

New York City is a wonderful place for young people to study, also to work and play as well as for elderly retirees. New York, New York - A city so nice, they had to name it twice. Excellent public transportation, great cultural landmarks, a plethora of attractions, and lots of services that attract people from all over er the world.

Learning About Commuting

I don't know about you, but for me, my daily commute was a #PIA. It took me 3 hours each way door to door, so needless to say I do not miss it especially when it is beginning to get cold outdoors.

In my particular case, I was taking a train from Pelham, NY to 125 Street in Harlem NYC, and transferring on the Hudson line to Poughkeepsie. Once my train arrived at the station, then I waited for a bus that would take me to Marist College, my final destination. The monthly commuter pass was $500.00

US Infrastructure Repairs ub

What’s happened to POTUS promise to repair America's basic physical and organizational structures of buildings, roads, and power supplies which are crucial for the operation of our modern society?

Another empty promise to repair the fundamental facilities and systems serving our country, cities, and other areas, including the services necessary for its economy to function?

US Rail Defects ub

Another round of targeted rail inspections intended to improve public safety and reduce potential dangers associated with the transport of crude oil. NY Inspection teams examined 756 crude oil tank cars, approximately 239 miles of track and 51 switches. Overall, state and federal teams uncovered and addressed three critical defects and 66 non-critical defects.


Its not just Congress that is caught in DC gridlock, but local commuters now share a similar pain.
Where ido you suppose s the worst rush hour congestion in the entire country? The answer is in our nation's capital Washington, D.C., beat out commuting misery for LA, San Francisco and NYC with the dubious honor of worst rush hour congestion in the nation, according to TTI.