Irish Red

Irish Red commented on AirTrain defeated!

That the current misguided airtrain plan has been abandoned is a good thing.

However, nearly every major city worldwide has a single-vehicle public transportation system from center city to its airport(s)--except NYC.

When the JFK Airtrain was being built, it should have been …

Irish Red commented on Queens zeroes in on redistricting

This is politicians looking for justification for gerrymandering.

Claiming that if Guyanese and Punjabi communities are not in one district, it is hard to get community funding for schools.

What?

Am I the only person in this city who thinks that a gay, Jewish, bulemic, T…

Irish Red commented on JHMC board votes to dump Trump

Not a Trump fan.

But I do find this action to be very sad, since former president Trump and his father contributed most of the money to build the Trump Pavilion, which is named after Mary Trump.

I wonder if Jamaica Hospital plans to reimburse the Trump family for their financi…

Meanwhile, milk comes in plastic jugs, juices and sodas come in plastic bottles, my deli is wrapped in plastic, my bread is wrapped in a plastic bag, napkins-toilet paper-paper towels are wrapped in plastic, I'll be buying plastic containers of mustard and ketchup--all taken home in my ow…

Why is the MTA exempt from complying with ADA. This is disgraceful.

Why is CUNY providing prayer spaces? Does that not violate the First Amendment?

Before building more escalators, perhaps the MTA should begin repairing the existing ones. One escalator on the Number 7 Flushing Line at Main Street is only in service about 19% of the time. That one, with the other two escalators at this station, are three of the five worst-performing e…

How truly sad that there are folks so intolerant that they believe that one unfortunate comment should wipe out a lifetime of public service and negate all the good that Ohanian has done in her lifetime.



I sincerely hope that all those who are signing the petition for Oha…

Kim Ohanian's comment was unfortunate, but it was a joke. Time to lighten up, folks. But too many pedestrians do walk out into intersections totally oblivious to the traffic because they are preoccupied with texting. And too many bike riders do blow stop signs and stop lights, weaving in …