BQX streetcar left out of city budget; Is responding to angry subway Tweets the worst job in America?

Posted On Wed, May 9, 2018 By

Posted On Wed, May 9, 2018 By In Daily Link Fix

  • Despite nearing the end of its feasibility study, the BQX streetcar was left out of the city’s 2019 budget, pushing it back a year (if it’s to happen at all). [Crain’s]
  • Meet the people who respond to the 2,500 mostly-angry tweets the MTA and NYC subway receives every day. [WSJ]
  • The South Street Seaport’s Pier 17 announced that its inaugural rooftop concert series will kick off with performances by Amy Schumer and Kings of Leon. [TONY]
  • Looking for a quiet place to eat? A new app bills itself as the “Yelp for noise levels.” [Metro]
  • How two 2012 decisions by the MTA–one to slow down trains and another regarding worker safety–pushed the subway into its current crisis. [NYT]
  • Though pedestrian deaths are down overall, advocates believe the city must still do more to achieve its goal of zero traffic-related deaths. [Curbed]
  • Starting June 1st, Films on the Green will bring French gastronomy films to parks around the city. [French Embassy]

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