Post Tagged with: "Metropolitan Transit Authority"

Former professional players from El Salvador play a key role in the development of Long Island's soccer leagues. These include Oscar Ajuria, Sergio Valencia and Wilman Gonzalez. (Photo courtesy of Daniel Menjivar via EDLP)

Voices in Focus: Public Art, Soccer and Interfaith Harmony

Culture, Sports June 6, 2012 at 12:51 pm

A synagogue within an Episcopal church in downtown Manhattan; soccer teams that bind together Latino communities on Long Island; and the Latinos who have brought color and art to the morning subway commute in New York City.

Greenpoint is one of the neighborhoods where a campaign to save the extended G train line has taken root. (Photo via Nowy Dziennik)

Neighborhoods Mobilize to Save Extended G Train

New York, Transportation March 13, 2012 at 3:36 pm

In many ways, the neighborhoods of Long Island City, Greenpoint, Williamsburg, Fort Greene, Carroll Gardens, Park Slope and Windsor Terrace could not be more different. But those neighborhoods — connected by the Metropolitan Transit Authority’s G train, which runs through them all — have mobilized to fight the planned closing of five temporary stations.