A major economic report—and my small role in its release

Last Friday, The United States Conference of Mayors issued a major economic report on the contributions of urban areas to the national economy—and I got to play a small but important role in its release.

My quest to ride the New York City region’s entire passenger rail network

I have a new (and, some would say, unsurprising) goal: to ride all 1,370 miles of passenger rail currently in service in the New York City region. That means the entire rail networks operated by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, New Jersey Transit, and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.