Tag: service
east-river-ferry

In Mayor De Blasio’s State of the City address yesterday, one of the announcements he made was a $55 million promise to open more ferry service between the Lower East Side, Soudview in The Bronx, Rockaway Beach, Astoria, and parts of Southern Brooklyn. How much will these rides cost? The same as a ride on […]

These guys are doing noble work. Check out the Bed-Stuy Volunteer Ambulance Corps.

The parts where they show off some heavy equipment they keep inside the truck — those are my favorite.

Curious City: The science of cutting bus routes in Chicago from WBEZ on Vimeo. I didn’t know that some buses were outfitted with infrared sensors to count the number of people entering and leaving the bus. The city of Chicago uses this sort of technology to determine how efficiently their system is running and then […]