Category Archives: Doomsday

Student Protest Over Transit Cuts a Dud

“Thousands” of students were expected to show up at the Governor’s Executive Chambers in midtown yesterday to tell Governor Paterson not to cut their free or discounted bus and train rides to school, according to a press release issued prior to the event. Well, … Continue reading

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Oh, Who are the People in Your Neighborhood?

Who rides the M8 bus anymore? Funny you should ask. In fact, the ill-fated M8 bus’s riders include an Elle editor, an artist/author, a kid named Woolfie, a drunk guy in a wheelchair and the Doughnut People all ride the … Continue reading

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Why Isn’t Connecticut Footing the Doomsday Bill?

Don’t hate on Metro-North riders from the Nutmeg State because they’re blueblood banker guys who won’t let a bunch of kids build a wiffleball park. Hate on them because Connecticut is exempt from the major price hikes that seem to … Continue reading

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Doomsday Approaches

The MTA has voted for its so-called doomsday budget that would see subway fare hiked up 50 cents and the commuter rails costing another 20-30%. The latter would go into effect June 1. A commuter riding Long Island Railroad from … Continue reading

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