Who Is Shaping New York’s Subway Redevelopment?
Critical education project investigates who controls the places where subway stops are located.
Artists Alexandra Woolsey Puffer and Jeff Maki recently organized Fast-Tracked via The Center for Urban Pedagogy, where a group of students from New York’s New Design High School investigate the macro influences shaping NYC’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA). Investigating included conducting interviews with various influencers, work sessions, and field notes (that doubled as mini-protests). Alexandra and Jeff, who are also Principal Collaborators at Publicworks Office, connected with 9th and 10th graders through College Now, a progressive initiative by CUNY: