Longer commutes are making workers feel lonelier than ever

Commuting sucks and new research proves it. A study conducted by the University of the West of England, “Commuting and Wellbeing,” suggests that long commutes are having a negative impact on workers’ mental health and job satisfaction. The study, which was sponsored by the UK’s Economic and Social Research Council, was conducted between February 2016 […]
  • Kirsten Loose
  • November 2, 2017
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Regional Planning Association proposes changes to public transit in New York

As New York commuters suffer through the complications, repairs and shutdowns at Penn Station this summer, the Regional Planning Association (RPA), a think tank dedicated to improving various aspects of life in the tri-state area, has proposed two projects to revitalize the region’s public transportation system, TheRealDeal reports. The plans would cost a combined $10 […]
  • William Van-Lear Black
  • August 18, 2017
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New York Governor Signs Executive Order, Allocates $1 Billion for Renovation of Public Transportation

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo will allocate an additional $1 billion toward the revitalization of public transit throughout the state, and ease environmental regulations and other red tape, which have hitherto impeded the effort. Cuomo’s actions come in response to the mounting danger and inefficiency of New York’s public transportation. Only 63% of MTA subways have […]
  • William Van-Lear Black
  • June 30, 2017
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MTA’s Financial Plan for 2017 Includes a Fare Hike

More people are relying on public transportation and MTA has to cater to the increasing number of riders. With MTA’s inconsistent and unreliable service, MTA is planning to increase fare prices to provide better service to consumers. Subway and bus services have been plagued with delays and incompetent service this past year despite an increase […]
  • Joanna Mei
  • July 29, 2016
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