When you explore as much of NYC as we have, you can't help but to notice trends and issues - many of which our (often corrupt) elected officials ignore. It leaves us with a choice: advocate change and accountability, or sit aside watching the real crooks get away with crimes against society that we (the people they like to paint as crooks) never even consider

First responder staffing:

We are leading a budding effort to reopen firehouses that Bloomberg so short-sightedly closed, and calling out efforts to cut staffing (via attrition) despite massive population growth.

Photographers rights / Smart transit solutions

We love infrastructure and advocate for the sensible development thereof, without ridiculous rules.

Wins: In 2004 We disrupted and destroyed an MTA effort to ban photography within the subway system (even on platforms).

Green space:

We defend and advocate for open green spaces.

Wins: Willow lake trail reopened after we shamed the government into action.

Who wants to play Bloomberg-opoly?

A few years ago a goon I know created this – I thought it’d be nice to updated it a little and bring back for Bloomberg’s finally few hours in office.

Motorcycle Anarchy fixed in one easy step.

The cure to crazy motorcyclists swarming the roads of NYC is simple: let them have a Sunday morning to go for a drive free of car traffic.

The Triboro RX: An RX for disaster.

Long Heavy freight trains and Subway Cars do not mix.

Do you want to see the city spend 10s of millions of dollars condemning hundreds family homes? Would you like to see severe service disruptions to the N and Q lines in Queens, including a potential full closure (to last months, or years) of the entire route between Queensboro Plaza and Ditmars blvd? Do you […]

A simple way to fix “Stand Your Ground”

I propose an amazingly simple amendment to Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” law. Everyone learned it in grade school or with your siblings: It is simply called ‘You Started it”. If you start some shit, and there is clear evidence that you did (like a call to a 911 dispatcher who tells you to back the […]

The tiny volunteer tourist railroad that could is told it cant by corrupt, criminal politicians

In Kingston, NY, the little all volunteer tourist railroad that could was told no – you can’t – and is now being thrown out of business by misguided government officials.

Chinatown Subway Party: What Comes Next?

Thus past weekend, the legendary Jeff Stark organized a party that was held in the Chinatown segment if the second avenue subway. The NYPD is likely to arrest him and potentially all guests to this event in the coming days, months and even years, depending of course on how bored and desperate they are to […]

The Scandal At Willow Lake, NYC Parks Department partially reopens the ‘Pat Dolan’ trail.

I found out via Queens Crap on Sunday that The NYC Parks Department reopened Willow Lake Trail on weekends, effective immediately. They must have been really busy these last 2 weeks. As we recently reported, Willow Lake Trail has basically been abandoned for the last 15 years.

The abandoned Willow Lake trail, in Flushing Meadow Corona Park.

(Scroll down for the complete report) – with update! You’re probably asking yourself why The LTVSquad, a group & website dedicated to sneaking into abandoned buildings and tunnels – is featuring a post about an abandoned park trail in Queens. Why would we spend our time at such a place? The answer is simple: we’re […]