NYC Bus Drivers Fear For Their Safety Amid the Ongoing Pandemic

Danny Cruz has been operating MTA NYC buses for 4 years. It’s a job that has “no normal”. No two weeks are the same and even aside from a global pandemic, more can go wrong than can go right. “We’re responsible for everything during our shift. We deal with so many things on a dailyContinue reading “NYC Bus Drivers Fear For Their Safety Amid the Ongoing Pandemic”

Coronavirus Changed What Public Transportation in NYC Looks Like

New York City, often referred to as the concrete jungle, has the highest transit ridership across the United States but the coronavirus pandemic has completely reimagined that. Its subway lines and bus routes are the heartbeat of the east coast melting pot, so it comes as no surprise that NYC public transportation was looked atContinue reading “Coronavirus Changed What Public Transportation in NYC Looks Like”

What graduation celebrations look like for this New York high school senior amid COVID-19

On June 5th 2020, Seniors like Casey Leyden pulled into Valley Central High School and followed signs that read “SENIORS 2020.” Those signs directed seniors to a celebration lane at the school’s “Not So Ordinary Cap & Gown Pick Up Event”.   The drive-by celebration was put together to ensure that high school seniors ofContinue reading “What graduation celebrations look like for this New York high school senior amid COVID-19”

The First-Ever Country-Wide Virtual Commencement Held for the Class of 2020

Lawrence, NY: Justin Vandewater, a senior at Lawrence High School in Cedarhurst, New York, has something in common with thousands of other teenagers across New York State and New York City: his senior year of high school has been completely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. “We are missing out on our prom and graduation, amongContinue reading “The First-Ever Country-Wide Virtual Commencement Held for the Class of 2020”