| Jul 21, 2008
With the Games due to start in less than three weeks, Beijing on Sunday cranked up antipollution measures by yanking cars off the roads, expanding mass transit and staggering work hours in a bid to meet its pledge of a "green" Olympics.
Under rules to...
| Dec 9, 2007
The traffic in L.A. bites -- you know that. The question is: What are we going to do about it?
Are we going to continue down our current path, pouring money into gridlocked streets and freeways, bickering endlessly about our pathetic urban rail system?...
| Mar 30, 2010
| 5:45 PM
People may not be as safe as they think in subway stations.
According to the Metropolitan Transportation Agency, out of the more than 4,000 cameras inside subway stations right now, roughly half aren't working due to software problems or construction....
| Mar 4, 2010
| 5:36 PM
A gunman opened fire at the teeming subway entrance to Pentagon complex Thursday evening, wounding two military police officers before being shot, a spokesman said.
Authorities said all three were taken to a hospital. Chris Layman, a spokesman for the...
| Apr 14, 2010
| 8:15 PM
Sandwiched between two Brooklyn Heights homes is a curious building that's one of the worst kept secrets in the five boroughs.
The NYPD doesn't want you to know the address, but the facade of this faux brownstone is like something out of "The Matrix." On...
| Nov 3, 2009
| 8:58 AM
Upper East Side residents are being advised Tuesday to be on alert for underground explosions happening in and around their neighborhood.
The MTA said vibrations and loud noises are part of the "controlled blasting" associated with the construction of...
| Nov 7, 2009
| 7:49 AM
ORLANDO, Fla. -- The engineer accused of fatally shooting one worker and wounding five others at the firm where he once worked appeared briefly in court Saturday and was ordered held without bond.
A judge ordered that Jason Rodriguez, 40, be held without...
| Jan 29, 2009
I'm grateful for the opportunity to be here today and present my closing argument and my chance to talk to you and talk to the people of Illinois and talk to anybody else who is listening.
In the last couple of days I've had a chance to be able to go out...
| Dec 17, 2009
| 12:13 PM
Another controversial transit plan is being put on the table in order to close the MTA's multi-million dollar budget gap.
Members of the governing board voted Wednesday to approve drastic service cuts after a series of funding setbacks left the...
| Jun 16, 2009
| 2:13 PM
Taking the kids to the Big Apple may seem like a daunting task, but New York is actually one of America's best cities for a family vacation. Almost every child knows something about New York from movies, books and television. This...
| Dec 24, 2009
Fresh bread will soon be baking high above ground zero.
The new World Trade Center got its first restaurant Wednesday - a sandwich shop at the top of the Freedom Tower under construction.
As the sun rose over the site of the Sept. 11 attack, a crane...