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MTA 'Prepared' to Ease Commute Woes in Event of LIRR Strike

As the clock ticks down toward a possible Long Island Rail Road strike that could come as soon as July 20, the MTA on Thursday unveiled its plans on how riders on the commuter railroad can get around in case of a walkout. Updated 07/11/2014 08:21 PM

Car-hailing app Lyft was expected to launch at 7 p.m. with two weeks of free rides in Brooklyn and Queens, but may be on hold as the state today filed a restraining order on grounds the ride share effort violates insurance law.

Updated 07/11/2014 02:30 PM

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Sports for City Parks Foundation Director Discusses Free Programs for Kids

The kids are officially out of school, and now, it is time to find something to keep them busy for the rest of the summer. NY1's Bree Driscoll sat down with Mike Silverman, the director of the Sports for City Parks Foundation, to talk about their free programs for kids.

07/04/2014 07:00 PM

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NY1 Online: Reporters Weigh In on de Blasio's Vacation

The four members of Inside City Hall's Reporters Roundtable - Brigid Bergin of WNYC Radio; Chris Smith from New York Magazine; Erica Orden of the Wall Street Journal; and Blake Zeff, political editor at Salon - offered their take on Mayor Bill de Blasio's long vacation to Italy and what role the governor should play in a looming strike by Long Island Rail Road workers.

07/11/2014 10:42 PM

 

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NYCHA Security Cameras Having Mixed Results

As Mayor Bill de Blasio looks to increase security at public housing developments where crime is on the rise, one of the chief weapons in his arsenal is security cameras, but do they work? NY1's Courtney Gross looked at housing projects which have already received cameras and found that their record is mixed when it comes to making things safer. 07/10/2014 08:30 PM

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