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For almost four months, we've lived with the news that the MTA will likely shutdown the L train tunnels to repair damage caused by Hurricane Sandy. First, the entire city lost its shit, then we got angry, then, affected businesses along the L line organized, then we were told more bad news—how additional repairs would have to be made to the M Train to support all that rerouted L traffic, and that the MTA would...
Forget subways, cars, and bikes. The future is in gondolas! At least according to Brooklyn real estate executive Daniel Levy, who proposed a $75 million “skyway” across the East River to transport New Yorkers from Williamsburg to Manhattan quickly. Like, really, really fast. The plan: High-speed aerial cars move people across the river at the rate of 5,000 folks per hour. Levy, who runs CityRealty and thought up the idea on a ski trip (yep)...

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