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NYU Students Aren’t Settling For Walking Everywhere

NYU Students Aren’t Settling For Walking Everywhere

By Camille Larkins, Staff Writer

September 27, 2016


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Walking isn't the only way to get to class. These students got creative with their forms of transportation.

De Blasio Announces Bike Lanes Extension

De Blasio Announces Bike Lanes Extension

By Sierra Jackson, Contributing Writer

September 26, 2016


Filed under City News, News

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a plan to extend the current bike lanes to 8th St., from Astor Place to 6th Ave on Sept. 13. Many NYU students believe that biking, skateboarding and skating save both time and money compared to traveling by subway, cab or bus.

Let Uber and Lyft Ride on Outside Manhattan

Let Uber and Lyft Ride on Outside Manhattan

By Paris Martineau, Staff Writer

May 2, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The people of New York deserve the right to choose whether to surge or not to surge — that is not a lawmaker’s decision.

Every Move Your Food Makes, UberEATS Is Biking It

Every Move Your Food Makes, UberEATS Is Biking It

By Ankita Bhanot, Dining Editor

March 30, 2016


Filed under Dining, Features

Uber has launched UberEATS, a stand-alone app for food delivery. How does it stack up against its competitors?

The Students Fixing Bike Shares

The Students Fixing Bike Shares

By Taylor Nicole Rogers, Staff Writer

March 7, 2016


Filed under Features, Uncategorized

Someone has to fix all those bikes that everyone gets to share.

Tandon Team Makes Hyperloop Possible

Tandon Team Makes Hyperloop Possible

By Jeffrey Kopp, Contributing Writer

February 8, 2016


Filed under News, University News

A team of NYU Tandon School of Engineering students made it into the SpaceX Hyperloop competition, which challenges students to create the next high-speed transportation model.

Get around town quick and cheap

Get around town quick and cheap

By Taylor Nicole Rogers, Staff Writer

December 3, 2015


Filed under Features

4 modes of cheap transportation to help you get around the city

How To: Navigate the City

How To: Navigate the City

November 18, 2013


Filed under Features

Getting lost in the city can be considered a rite of passage for newcomers -- but there are quite a few ways to get around this mazed of a city. The Subway System The New York subway system is a convenient way to travel once you understand how it works, since $2.50 will get you unlimited rides each time...

NYU-Poly students petition for transportation

NYU-Poly students petition for transportation

By Jeffrey Kopp, Contributing Writer

September 16, 2013


Filed under News

Students from the Polytechnic Institute of NYU are petitioning for subsidized transportation between NYU-Poly’s campus in Brooklyn and Washington Square. As of press time, the petition had 498 signatures, with a goal of 600. NYU-Poly students currently pay a mandatory university fee of over...

L subway line to receive more trains, MTA says

L subway line to receive more trains, MTA says

September 9, 2013


Filed under News

The Metropolitan Transit Authority announced last week it would add trains to the L subway line due to increased ridership. MTA spokesman Kevin Ortiz said the specifics of the project were still uncertain but that the MTA hopes to increase service during peak morning hours. “This project was only...

City, MTA announce plans to expedite travel to LaGuardia

City, MTA announce plans to expedite travel to LaGuardia

October 22, 2012


Filed under News

Travels to LaGuardia Airport may become faster come next year. The city and Metropolitan Transit Authority announced improvement plans earlier this month in an effort to provide faster, more reliable and more affordable public transportation routes to LaGuardia Airport. “LaGuardia Airport is...

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