Columbia researchers are working with the MTA to develop machine learning and traffic models to optimize traffic flow during pandemics.
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The subway system requires new signals, switches, cars, and expanded routes. While congestion pricing can’t pay for all of that, it can help.
Let’s build that interborough train line and once it’s up and running, build a second phase to the Bronx.
The time for a comprehensive fix for this region’s mass transit is long overdue.
In October 2012, Sandy devastated large swaths of the city with floods and fire. How well have we recovered? And will we be ready for the next big storm?
New York City Transit is considering adding electric buses to its fleet. The purchase price of electric buses is higher than for diesel buses-, but using them would reduce harmful emissions. So is this a good idea?
“We have conflated mobility with access, but mobility is not the same as access. The best solution to a transportation problem is to not have to travel. The city itself was invented as a solution to a transportation problem. We have cities so we don’t have to travel.”