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Abraham David "Abe" Beame (March 20, 1906 – February 10, 2001) was the 104th Mayor of New York City from 1974 to 1977.
In the United States, federal assistance, also known as federal aid, federal benefits, or federal funds, is defined as any federal program, project, service, or activity provided by the federal government that directly assists domestic governments, organizations, or individuals in the areas of education, health, public safety, public welfare, and public works, among others.
AECOM (formerly known as AECOM Technology Corporation) is an American multinational engineering firm that provides design, consulting, construction, and management services to a wide range of clients.
A particulate air filter is a device composed of fibrous or porous materials which removes solid particulates such as dust, pollen, mold, and bacteria from the air.
The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 is a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination based on disability.
The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, doing business as Amtrak, is a passenger railroad service that provides medium- and long-distance intercity service in the contiguous United States and to three Canadian cities.
Arthur Levitt Jr. (born February 3, 1931) was the twenty-fifth and longest-serving Chairman of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) from 1993 to 2001.
Arup (officially Arup Group Limited) is a multinational professional services firm headquartered in London which provides engineering, design, planning, project management and consulting services for all aspects of the built environment.
The New York City Subway's B Division consists of the lines that operate with lettered services (A, B, C, D, E, F, G, J, L, M, N, Q, R, W, and Z), as well as the Franklin Avenue and Rockaway Park Shuttles.
Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART), is a rapid transit public transportation system serving the San Francisco Bay Area in California.
The BMT Astoria Line, formerly the IRT Astoria Line, is a rapid transit line of the B Division of the New York City Subway, serving the Queens neighborhood of Astoria.
The BMT Broadway Line is a rapid transit line of the B Division of the New York City Subway in Manhattan, New York City, United States.
The Nassau Street Loop, also called the Nassau Loop, was a service pattern of the Brooklyn–Manhattan Transit Corporation (BMT) inaugurated in 1931 when the BMT Nassau Street Line was completed, providing a physical link that allowed a train to originate in Brooklyn, run through lower Manhattan and return to Brooklyn without having to terminate and reverse the direction of the train.
The Canarsie Line (sometimes referred to as the 14th Street–Eastern Line) is a rapid transit line of the Brooklyn–Manhattan Transit Corporation (BMT) Division of the New York City Subway system, named after its terminus in the Canarsie neighborhood of Brooklyn.
The Jamaica Line (also known as the Broadway Line or Broadway (Brooklyn) Line) is an elevated rapid transit line of the B Division of the New York City Subway, in Brooklyn and Queens, New York City, United States.
The BMT Nassau Street Line is a rapid transit line of the B Division of the New York City Subway system in Manhattan.
The BMT West End Line is a line of the New York City Subway, serving the Brooklyn communities of Sunset Park, Borough Park, New Utrecht, Bensonhurst, Bath Beach and Coney Island.
Broadway is a road in the U.S. state of New York.
Brooklyn is the most populous borough of New York City, with a census-estimated 2,648,771 residents in 2017.
The Budd Company was a 20th-century metal fabricator, a major supplier of body components to the automobile industry and a manufacturer of stainless steel passenger rail cars, airframes, missile and space vehicles, and various defense products.
A bus (archaically also omnibus, multibus, motorbus, autobus) is a road vehicle designed to carry many passengers.
Section 165 of the Surface Transportation Assistance Act, of 1982 (commonly called the Buy America Act) is a section of the larger STAA that deals with purchases related to rail or road transportation.
Canal Street is a major east-west street in Lower Manhattan, New York City, running from East Broadway between Essex and Jefferson Streets in the east, to West Street between Watts and Spring Streets in the west.
Central Park is an urban park in Manhattan, New York City.
Chambers Street is a two-way street in the New York City borough of Manhattan.
Manhattan's Chinatown is a neighborhood in Lower Manhattan, New York City, bordering the Lower East Side to its east, Little Italy to its north, Civic Center to its south, and Tribeca to its west.
Clay is a finely-grained natural rock or soil material that combines one or more clay minerals with possible traces of quartz (SiO2), metal oxides (Al2O3, MgO etc.) and organic matter.
A cross-platform interchange is a type of interchange between different lines at a metro (or other railway) station.
Crossrail is a railway line under development in London and the home counties of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Essex, England.
A debt limit is a legislative mechanism restricting the total amount that a country can borrow or how much debt it can be permitted to take on.
In architecture, a deck is a flat surface capable of supporting weight, similar to a floor, but typically constructed outdoors, often elevated from the ground, and usually connected to a building.
A deep foundation is a type of foundation that transfers building loads to the earth farther down from the surface than a shallow foundation does to a subsurface layer or a range of depths.
Direct current (DC) is the unidirectional flow of electric charge.
East Harlem, also known as Spanish Harlem or El Barrio, is a neighborhood of Upper Manhattan, New York City roughly encompassing the area north of the Upper East Side and East 96th Street up to about the 140s, east of Fifth Avenue to the East and Harlem Rivers.
The East River is a salt water tidal estuary in New York City.
The East River Tunnels are 4 single-track railroad tunnels that extend from the eastern end of Pennsylvania Station under 32nd and 33rd Streets in Manhattan and cross the East River to Long Island City in Queens.
The East Side of Manhattan refers to the side of Manhattan Island which abuts the East River and faces Brooklyn and Queens.
East Side Access is a public works project under construction by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) in New York City.
East Village is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Manhattan.
Electrostatics is a branch of physics that studies electric charges at rest.
An elevated railway (also known as an El rail, El train or simply an El for short, and, in Europe, as an overhead railway) is a rapid transit railway with the tracks above street level on a viaduct or other elevated structure (usually constructed of steel, concrete, or brick).
An environmental impact statement (EIS), under United States environmental law, is a document required by the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for certain actions "significantly affecting the quality of the human environment".
Epoch Times is a multi-language newspaper headquartered in New York City.
In geology, a fault is a planar fracture or discontinuity in a volume of rock, across which there has been significant displacement as a result of rock-mass movement.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is an agency within the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) that provides financial and technical assistance to local public transportation systems.
A ferry is a merchant vessel used to carry passengers, and sometimes vehicles and cargo as well, across a body of water.
Fifth Avenue is a major thoroughfare in the borough of Manhattan in New York City, United States.
The Financial District of Lower Manhattan, also known as FiDi, is a neighborhood located on the southern tip of Manhattan Island, where the City of New York itself originated in 1624.
Fire suppression systems are used to extinguish or prevent the spread of fire in a building.
A flying junction or flyover is a railway junction at which one or more diverging or converging tracks in a multiple-track route cross other tracks on the route by bridge to avoid conflict with other train movements.
A fracture is any separation in a geologic formation, such as a joint or a fault that divides the rock into two or more pieces.
The Fulton Center is a transit center and retail complex centered at the intersection of Fulton Street and Broadway in Lower Manhattan, New York City.
Fulton Street is a busy street located in Lower Manhattan in New York City.
Gene Russianoff is staff attorney and chief spokesman for the Straphangers Campaign, a New York City-based public transport advocacy group that focuses primarily on subway and bus services run by New York City Transit.
Gizmodo is a design, technology, science and science fiction website that also features articles on politics.
Rail terminology is a form of technical terminology.
Google Books (previously known as Google Book Search and Google Print and by its codename Project Ocean) is a service from Google Inc. that searches the full text of books and magazines that Google has scanned, converted to text using optical character recognition (OCR), and stored in its digital database.
Grand Central Terminal (GCT; also referred to as Grand Central Station or simply as Grand Central) is a commuter and intercity railroad terminal at 42nd Street and Park Avenue in Midtown Manhattan in New York City, United States.
Grand Central–42nd Street is a major station complex of the New York City Subway.
Grand Paris Express is a group of new rapid transit lines being built in the Île-de-France region in France.
Grand Street is a station on the IND Sixth Avenue Line of the New York City Subway.
The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States.
Hanover Square is a square with a public park in the Financial District, Lower Manhattan, New York City.
The Harlem River is an tidal strait flowing between the Hudson River and the East River and separating the island of Manhattan from the Bronx on the New York mainland.
Harlem–125th Street is a Metro-North Railroad commuter rail hub station in New York City.
A high-rise building is a tall building, as opposed to a low-rise building and is defined by its height differently in various jurisdictions.
Immediately after World War II, New York City became known as one of the world's greatest cities.
Houston Street is a major east-west thoroughfare in downtown Manhattan, running crosstown across the full width of the island of Manhattan, from Franklin D. Roosevelt East River Drive (FDR Drive) and East River Park on the East River to Pier 40 and West Street on the Hudson River.
The Concourse Line is an IND rapid transit line of the New York City Subway system.
The IND Eighth Avenue Line is a rapid transit line in New York City, United States, and is part of the B Division of the New York City Subway.
The IND Fulton Street Line is a rapid transit line of the IND Division of the New York City Subway, running from the Cranberry Street Tunnel under the East River through all of central Brooklyn to a terminus in Ozone Park, Queens.
The IND Queens Boulevard Line, sometimes abbreviated as QBL, is a line of the B Division of the New York City Subway in Manhattan and Queens, New York City, United States.
The IND Sixth Avenue Line is a rapid transit line of the B Division of the New York City Subway in the United States.
The Independent Subway System (IND or ISS), formerly known as the Independent City-Owned Subway System (ICOS) or the Independent City-Owned Rapid Transit Railroad, was a rapid transit rail system in New York City that is now part of the New York City Subway.
In economics, inflation is a sustained increase in price level of goods and services in an economy over a period of time.
The Interborough Rapid Transit Company (IRT) was the private operator of the original underground New York City Subway line that opened in 1904, as well as earlier elevated railways and additional rapid transit lines in New York City. The IRT was purchased by the city in June 1940. The former IRT lines (the numbered routes in the current subway system) are now the A Division or IRT Division of the Subway.
The IRT Flushing Line is a rapid transit route of the New York City Subway system, operated as part of the A Division.
The IRT Lexington Avenue Line (also known as the IRT East Side Line and the IRT Lexington–Fourth Avenue Line) is one of the lines of the A Division of the New York City Subway, stretching from Lower Manhattan north to 125th Street in East Harlem.
The IRT Second Avenue Line, also known as the Second Avenue El, was an elevated railway in Manhattan, New York City, United States, from 1878 to 1942.
The IRT Third Avenue Line, commonly known as the Third Avenue El and the Bronx El, was an elevated railway in Manhattan and the Bronx, New York City.
An island platform (also center platform, centre platform) is a station layout arrangement where a single platform is positioned between two tracks within a railway station, tram stop or transitway interchange.
The JFK Express, advertised as The Train to The Plane, was a limited express service of the New York City Subway, connecting Midtown Manhattan to John F. Kennedy International Airport.
A joint venture (JV) is a business entity created by two or more parties, generally characterized by shared ownership, shared returns and risks, and shared governance.
Kips Bay is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Manhattan.
The Korean War (in South Korean, "Korean War"; in North Korean, "Fatherland: Liberation War"; 25 June 1950 – 27 July 1953) was a war between North Korea (with the support of China and the Soviet Union) and South Korea (with the principal support of the United States).
LaGuardia Airport is an airport in the northern part of the New York City borough of Queens in the United States.
Lenox Hill is a neighborhood on Manhattan's Upper East Side.
Lexington Avenue/51st Street is a New York City Subway station complex on the IRT Lexington Avenue Line and IND Queens Boulevard Line.
Lexington Avenue–63rd Street (formerly Lexington Avenue) is a New York City Subway station in Lenox Hill, Manhattan, shared by the IND and BMT 63rd Street Lines.
Light rail, light rail transit (LRT), or fast tram is a form of urban rail transport using rolling stock similar to a tramway, but operating at a higher capacity, and often on an exclusive right-of-way.
A limited liability company (LLC) is the United States of America-specific form of a private limited company.
This is a list of building materials.
The New York City Transit Authority operates a total of 24 rail yards for the New York City Subway system.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
Long Island City (LIC) is the westernmost residential and commercial neighborhood of the New York City borough of Queens.
The Long Island Rail Road, legally known as the Long Island Rail Road Company and often abbreviated as the LIRR, is a commuter rail system in the southeastern part of the U.S. state of New York, stretching from Manhattan to the eastern tip of Suffolk County on Long Island.
The Lower East Side, sometimes abbreviated as LES, is a neighborhood in the southeastern part of the New York City borough of Manhattan, roughly located between the Bowery and the East River, and Canal Street and Houston Street.
Lower Manhattan, also known as Downtown Manhattan or Downtown New York, is the southernmost part of Manhattan, the central borough for business, culture, and government in the City of New York, which itself originated at the southern tip of Manhattan Island in 1624, at a point which now constitutes the present-day Financial District.
The Lower Manhattan–Jamaica/JFK Transportation Project was a proposed public works project in New York City, New York, that would use the Long Island Rail Road's Atlantic Branch and a new tunnel under the East River to connect a new train station near or at the World Trade Center Transportation Hub site with John F. Kennedy International Airport and Jamaica station on the LIRR.
The FIrst and Second Avenues Line, also known as the Second Avenue Line, is a bus line in Manhattan, New York City, United States, running mostly along Second Avenue (and northbound on First Avenue since 1951) from Lower Manhattan to East Harlem.
The 23rd Street Crosstown is a surface transit line on 23rd Street in Manhattan, New York City, United States.
The M60 Select Bus Service is a bus route in New York City, United States.
The 86th Street Crosstown Line is a bus line in Manhattan, New York City, United States, running mostly along 86th Street on the Upper West and Upper East Sides of Manhattan.
Manhattan is the most densely populated borough of New York City, its economic and administrative center, and its historical birthplace.
The Manhattan Bridge is a suspension bridge that crosses the East River in New York City, connecting Lower Manhattan at Canal Street with Downtown Brooklyn at the Flatbush Avenue Extension.
Mario Matthew Cuomo (June 15, 1932 – January 1, 2015) was an American politician of the Democratic Party.
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (abbreviated MBTA and known colloquially as "the T") is the public agency responsible for operating most public transportation services in Greater Boston, Massachusetts.
The Metro-North Commuter Railroad, trading as MTA Metro-North Railroad or simply Metro-North, is a suburban commuter rail service run by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), a public authority of the U.S. state of New York.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is a public benefit corporation responsible for public transportation in the U.S. state of New York, serving 12 counties in Downstate New York, along with two counties in southwestern Connecticut under contract to the Connecticut Department of Transportation, carrying over 11 million passengers on an average weekday systemwide, and over 850,000 vehicles on its seven toll bridges and two tunnels per weekday.
Midtown Manhattan, or Midtown, represents the central lengthwise portion of the borough and island of Manhattan in New York City.
The Montague Street Tunnel is a rail tunnel of the New York City Subway under the East River between the boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn, connecting the BMT Broadway Line and BMT Fourth Avenue Line.
MTA Capital Construction is a subsidiary agency of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), formed in July 2003 to manage the MTA's major capital projects in the New York metropolitan area.
A municipal bond, commonly known as a Muni Bond, is a bond issued by a local government or territory, or one of their agencies.
Murray Hill is a neighborhood in midtown Manhattan in New York City.
The N Broadway Express is a rapid transit service in the B Division of the New York City Subway.
New York is a state in the northeastern United States.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
The New York City 2012 Olympic bid was one of the five short-listed bids for the 2012 Summer Olympics, ultimately won by London.
The New York City Board of Transportation or the Board of Transportation of the City of New York (NYCBOT or BOT) was a city transit commission and operator in New York City, consisting of three members appointed by the mayor.
The New York City Subway is a rapid transit system owned by the City of New York and leased to the New York City Transit Authority, a subsidiary agency of the state-run Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA).
New York City Subway chaining is a method to precisely specify locations along the New York City Subway lines.
The New York City Transit Authority (also known as NYCTA, The TA or simply Transit, and branded as MTA New York City Transit) is a public authority in the U.S. state of New York that operates public transportation in New York City.
The New York Daily News, officially titled Daily News, is an American newspaper based in New York City.
The New York Public Service Commission is the public utilities commission of the New York state government that regulates and oversees the electric, gas, water, and telecommunication industries in New York as part of the Department of Public Service.
The New York Transit Museum (also called the NYC Transit Museum) is a museum that displays historical artifacts of the New York City Subway, bus, and commuter rail systems in the greater New York City metropolitan region.
NYC Ferry (originally called Citywide Ferry Service) is a network of ferry routes in New York City operated by Hornblower Cruises.
Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of and a population of 2,206,488.
Platform screen doors (PSDs) and platform edge doors (PEDs) at train or subway stations separate the platform from the train.
Poliomyelitis, often called polio or infantile paralysis, is an infectious disease caused by the poliovirus.
A porthole, sometimes called bull's-eye window or bull's-eye, is a generally circular window used on the hull of ships to admit light and air.
Donald Trump was inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States at noon EST on January 20, 2017, succeeding Barack Obama.
Metropolitan Transportation: A Program for Action, also known as simply the Program for Action, the Grand Design, or the New Routes Program, was a proposal in the mid-1960s for a large expansion of mass transit in New York City, created under then-Mayor John Lindsay.
Since the opening of the original New York City Subway line in 1904, and throughout the subway's history, various official and planning agencies have proposed numerous extensions to the subway system.
A public address system (PA system) is an electronic system comprising microphones, amplifiers, loudspeakers, and related equipment.
Public health is "the science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting human health through organized efforts and informed choices of society, organizations, public and private, communities and individuals".
Public transport (also known as public transportation, public transit, or mass transit) is transport of passengers by group travel systems available for use by the general public, typically managed on a schedule, operated on established routes, and that charge a posted fee for each trip.
Public works (or internal improvements historically in the United States)Carter Goodrich, (Greenwood Press, 1960)Stephen Minicucci,, Studies in American Political Development (2004), 18:2:160-185 Cambridge University Press.
The Q Second Avenue/Broadway Express/Brighton Local is a rapid transit service in the B Division of the New York City Subway.
Queens is the easternmost and largest in area of the five boroughs of New York City.
The Queens–Midtown Tunnel (known as the Midtown Tunnel) is a toll tunnel underneath the East River in New York City.
Queensborough Bridge is a highway bridge in New Westminster, British Columbia.
The R Broadway Local is a rapid transit service in the B Division of the New York City Subway.
Rapid transit or mass rapid transit, also known as heavy rail, metro, MRT, subway, tube, U-Bahn or underground, is a type of high-capacity public transport generally found in urban areas.
The Regional Plan Association of the United States is an independent, not-for-profit regional planning organization, founded in 1922, that focuses on recommendations to improve the quality of life and economic competitiveness of a 31-county New York–New Jersey–Connecticut region in the New York metropolitan area.
Robin egg blue, also called eggshell blue, is a shade of cyan (greenish-blue color), approximating the shade of the eggs laid by the American robin.
The Rockaway Park Shuttle is a shuttle service of the New York City Subway operating in Queens.
The mission of the Rudin Center for Transportation Policy and Management is to create and disseminate new ideas in transportation policy and planning that will foster greater economic development and opportunity in a more sustainable and just society.
Sara Delano Roosevelt Park is a park in the Lower East Side of the New York City borough of Manhattan.
Second Avenue is a station on the IND Sixth Avenue Line of the New York City Subway, located at the intersection of Second Avenue and Houston Street on the border between the East Village and the Lower East Side, in Manhattan.
Second Avenue is an avenue on the East Side of the New York City borough of Manhattan extending from Houston Street at its south end to the Harlem River Drive at 128th Street at its north end.
The Second Avenue Subway (internally referred to as the IND Second Avenue Line by the MTA and abbreviated to SAS) is a New York City Subway line that runs under Second Avenue on the East Side of Manhattan.
Select Bus Service (SBS; stylized on the buses as +selectbusservice) is a brand used by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's MTA Regional Bus Operations for bus rapid transit service in New York City.
In civil engineering a shaft is an underground vertical or inclined passageway.
A shear zone is a very important structural discontinuity surface in the Earth's crust and upper mantle.
Silt is granular material of a size between sand and clay, whose mineral origin is quartz and feldspar.
Skanska AB is a multinational construction and development company based in Sweden.
A slurry wall is a civil engineering technique used to build reinforced concrete walls in areas of soft earth close to open water, or with a high groundwater table.
South Ferry/Whitehall Street is a New York City Subway station complex in the Manhattan neighborhood of Financial District, under Battery Park.
In metallurgy, stainless steel, also known as inox steel or inox from French inoxydable (inoxidizable), is a steel alloy with a minimum of 10.5% chromium content by mass.
Staten Island is the southernmost and westernmost of the five boroughs of New York City in the U.S. state of New York.
A station box is a term in the construction industry: It describes a box-like underground structure for a transportation system, for example a metro or tube station.
The Steinway Tunnel carries the of the New York City Subway under the East River between 42nd Street in Manhattan and 51st Avenue in Long Island City, Queens, in New York City.
The T Second Avenue Local is a prospective rapid transit service in the B Division of the New York City Subway.
Teal is a medium blue-green (primarily blue) color, similar to cyan.
The Bronx is the northernmost of the five boroughs of New York City, in the U.S. state of New York.
The Narrows is the tidal strait separating the boroughs of Staten Island and Brooklyn in New York City.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
Third Avenue is a station on the BMT Canarsie Line of the New York City Subway.
Third Avenue–149th Street is a station on the IRT White Plains Road Line of the New York City Subway.
A third rail is a method of providing electric power to a railway locomotive or train, through a semi-continuous rigid conductor placed alongside or between the rails of a railway track.
Throggs Neck (also known as Throgs Neck) is a narrow spit of land in the southeastern portion of the borough of the Bronx in New York City.
A train station, railway station, railroad station, or depot (see below) is a railway facility or area where trains regularly stop to load or unload passengers or freight.
The transportation system of New York City is a network of complex infrastructural systems.
In telecommunications, trunking is a method for a system to provide network access to many clients by sharing a set of lines or frequencies instead of providing them individually.
A tunnel is an underground passageway, dug through the surrounding soil/earth/rock and enclosed except for entrance and exit, commonly at each end.
A tunnel boring machine (TBM), also known as a "mole", is a machine used to excavate tunnels with a circular cross section through a variety of soil and rock strata.
Turtle Bay is a neighborhood in New York City, on the east side of Midtown Manhattan.
Ultraviolet (UV) is electromagnetic radiation with a wavelength from 10 nm to 400 nm, shorter than that of visible light but longer than X-rays.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The United States Department of Transportation (USDOT or DOT) is a federal Cabinet department of the U.S. government concerned with transportation.
The Upper East Side is a neighborhood in the borough of Manhattan in New York City, between Central Park/Fifth Avenue, 59th Street, the East River, and 96th Street.
The Urban Mass Transportation Act of 1964 (USC Title 49, Chapter 53) provided $375 million for large-scale urban public or private rail projects in the form of matching funds to cities and states.
The volt (symbol: V) is the derived unit for electric potential, electric potential difference (voltage), and electromotive force.
WABC-TV, channel 7, is the flagship station of the ABC television network, licensed to New York City.
The Washington Metro, known colloquially as Metro and branded Metrorail, is the heavy rail rapid transit system serving the Washington metropolitan area in the United States.
WCBS-TV, channel 2, is the flagship station of the CBS television network, licensed to New York City.
Web colors are colors used in displaying web pages, and the methods for describing and specifying those colors.
White flight is a term that originated in the United States, starting in the 1950s and 1960s, and applied to the large-scale migration of people of various European ancestries from racially mixed urban regions to more racially homogeneous suburban or exurban regions.
WNBC, virtual channel 4 (digital channel 36 (sharing with WNJU)), is the flagship station of the NBC television network, licensed to New York City and serving the New York City metropolitan area. It is owned by the NBC Owned Television Stations subsidiary of NBCUniversal and operates as part of a television duopoly with WNJU (channel 47). WNBC's studios are co-located with NBC's corporate headquarters at 30 Rockefeller Plaza in Midtown Manhattan and its transmitter is located at One World Trade Center. WNBC holds the distinction as the oldest continuously operating commercial television station in the United States. In the few areas of the eastern United States where an NBC station is not receivable over-the-air, WNBC is available on satellite via DirecTV. It is also carried on certain cable providers in markets where an NBC affiliate is unavailable and Dish Network. DirecTV also allows subscribers in Greater Los Angeles to receive WNBC for an additional monthly fee.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Yorkville is a neighborhood in the Upper East Side of Manhattan, New York City.
106th Street is a planned station along the IND Second Avenue Line of the New York City Subway.
116th Street is a planned station along the IND Second Avenue Line of the New York City Subway.
125th Street (formerly Manhattan Street), is a local station on the IRT Broadway–Seventh Avenue Line of the New York City Subway.
125th Street is an express station that has four tracks and two island platforms.
125th Street is a two-way street that runs east–west in the New York City borough of Manhattan, from First Avenue on the east to Marginal Street, a service road for the Henry Hudson Parkway along the Hudson River in the west.
21st Street–Queensbridge is a station on the IND 63rd Street Line of the New York City Subway.
In commerce and industry, 24/7 or 24-7 service (usually pronounced "twenty-four seven") is service that is available any time and, usually, every day.
34th Street is a major crosstown street in the New York City borough of Manhattan.
34th Street–Hudson Yards is a New York City Subway station in Manhattan's West Side on the IRT Flushing Line, and is the western (railroad south) terminus for the 7 local and <7> express services.
57th Street is a station on the IND Sixth Avenue Line of the New York City Subway.
57th Street–Seventh Avenue is an express station on the BMT Broadway Line of the New York City Subway.
The 60th Street Tunnel carries the of the New York City Subway under the East River and Roosevelt Island between Manhattan and Queens.
The IND 63rd Street Line and BMT 63rd Street Line, also referred to as the 63rd Street Crosstown, Crosstown Route, or Route 131-A, are two rapid transit lines of the IND and BMT divisions of the New York City Subway system.
68th Street–Hunter College is a local station on the IRT Lexington Avenue Line of the New York City Subway, located at the intersection of Lexington Avenue and 68th Street on the Upper East Side of Manhattan.
The 7 Subway Extension is a subway extension of the New York City Subway's IRT Flushing Line.
72nd Street is a station on the first phase of the Second Avenue Line of the New York City Subway.
77th Street (also known as 77th Street – Lenox Hill Hospital) is a local station on the IRT Lexington Avenue Line of the New York City Subway, located at the intersection of Lexington Avenue and 77th Street on the Upper East Side of Manhattan.
85th Street is a westbound-running street, running from East End Avenue to Riverside Drive in the borough of Manhattan in New York City.
86th Street is an express station on the IRT Lexington Avenue Line of the New York City Subway.
86th Street is a station on the first phase of the Second Avenue Line of the New York City Subway.
96th Street is a local station on the IRT Lexington Avenue Line of the New York City Subway.
96th Street is a major two-way street on the Upper East Side and Upper West Side sections of the New York City borough of Manhattan, running from the East River at the FDR Drive to the Henry Hudson Parkway at the Hudson River.
96th Street (announced as 96th Street–2nd Avenue) is a station on the IND Second Avenue Line of the New York City Subway.
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