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NYC Wants a Streetcar Connecting Brooklyn and Queens

If a gondola can’t help solve Brooklyn’s transportation issues, maybe a streetcar can? Tomorrow, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will announce the Brooklyn-Queens Connector, an above-ground trolley that links the two boroughs. New Yorkers could be riding such a thing as soon as 2024.

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Alissa Walker

February 4th

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NYC Needs to Build This Gondola Between Brooklyn and Manhattan

A few years ago, Williamsburg resident and real estate entrepreneur Dan Levy went skiing and marveled at the efficiency of the mountain’s new gondola lift. The cabins were so large that he felt like he was on a New York City subway car. And then it dawned on him: Why not build a gondola lift in the city?

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Adam Clark Estes

January 15th

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NYC Needs to Build This Gondola Between Brooklyn and Manhattan

A few years ago, Williamsburg resident and real estate entrepreneur Dan Levy went skiing and marveled at the efficiency of the mountain’s new gondola lift. The cabins were so large that he felt like he was on a New York City subway car. And then it dawned on him: Why not build a gondola lift in the city?

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Adam Clark Estes

January 15th

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The Brilliant Plan to Build a Gondola From Williamsburg to Manhattan

Update (2pm 1.13.2015): MTA officials are now saying that L train service between Brooklyn and Manhattan may be down for years, while they repair the Canarsie Tunnel. Suddenly, this gondola plan sounds extra brilliant…

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Adam Clark Estes

January 13th

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NYC’s Subway Will Get WiFi, USB Chargers, and Mobile Tickets by the End of the Year

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority of New York City is finally redesigning its subway system for the future. Or, to be like what most large transit systems have been like for awhile now.

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Alissa Walker

January 8th

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NYC’s New Gigabit Wifi Hotspots Work Like Payphones From the Future

It’s the biggest, fastest public wifi project on Earth: Starting today, New York is unveiling street-side internet hotspots that will blanket America’s biggest city and provide unprecedented wifi access to over 8 million people.

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Bryan Lufkin

January 5th

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Can These Micro-Units Fix New York City’s Housing Problems?

Micro-unit developments—new apartments that are 400 square feet or smaller—are sprouting up all over the country as cities try to cram more housing into their neighborhoods. New York City’s first micro-unit development opened this month and it’s controversial—even in a city where people already pay top dollar to live in tiny apartments.

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Alissa Walker

December 24th

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NYC’s Road Salt Is Being Stored in a Building That Looks Like a Giant Crystal

New York City will definitely not be having a White Christmas, but when winter finally does arrive, sanitation trucks will be hauling some of the city’s snow-melting salt out of this quite beautiful sculpture. Turns out this is also an incredible story about how city buildings can be done right.

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Alissa Walker

December 23rd

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Microsoft’s Latest HoloLens Is Here, and It’s Amazing

The HoloLens headset from Microsoft is the world’s first untethered wearable that generates holograms before your eyes. It’s been nearly a year since we first strapped a prototype to our faces, and as the tech goliath prepares to unleash a first batch of units to developers in the coming months, I was invited to check out just how far the technology has come. Holograms are here people—and they’re going to change your life.

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Bryan Lufkin

December 17th

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The Last Pieces of the Destroyed Twin Towers Are Leaving New York City

The memorial is finished, the tower replacing it is occupied, and the museum is open—for better or for worse. Today, several of the largest remaining pieces of World Trade Center infrastructure from the 9/11 terrorist attacks were pulled out of storage to leave New York City.

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Alissa Walker

December 16th

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