MTA recently released subway and bus ridership statistics for the year 2015, so I updated the History page and all Concourse Line station pages with the new data. (Oddly, 2015 weekend MTA NYCT bus ridership is missing.)
Governor Cuomo held a press conference at the New York Transit Museum to discuss upgrades to the crumbling and oft-delayed subway system. While he basically said jack about delays and inadequate service (other than a quip on overcrowding), the governor did announce a list of 30 stations to undergo renewal – and two of them are on the Concourse Line!
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A developer that was spurned in its bid to land the Kingsbridge Armory site has finally found a way to put its stamp on the Bronx.
Youngwoo & Associates has purchased the landmarked Bronx General Post Office, a spokeswoman for the United States Postal Service confirmed late Wednesday.
You might remember Youngwoo & Associates as the developer that threw its hat into the Kingsbridge Armory Redevelopment Project (I supported their proposal, for the record). While I’m excited to see how Youngwoo develops the space, I have mixed feelings about the sale.
The MTA, on the cusp of completing the ADA accessibility project at Kingsbridge Rd station (see this tweet and this post for progress photos), has released its proposed capital projects for fiscal year 2015 – one of which is ADA accessibility at Bedford Park Blvd station on the Concourse Line!
Recent motor vehicle incidents along the Grand Concourse have some Bronxites concerned about safety.
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The Wall Street Journal recently featured an article on the Grand Concourse that I think’s worth a read.
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Photos taken just after 4:00 PM today:
RELATED: Here’s News 12 The Bronx’s coverage of the event.