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Patterson Grade Crossing Renewal

This weekend the MTA Metro-North Railroad will be conducting a grade crossing renewal on the Wassaic branch in Patterson. Here are the details: The complete replacement of the State Route 311 at-grade crossing over the Metro-North train track in Patterson will require substitute bus service between Southeast and Wassaic from Friday night through early Monday […]

Subway Pervert Arrested

Well that was fast…. Early yesterday afternoon I blogged about the disgusting subway pervert who looked up the skirt of a woman he eventually threw down the stairs & assaulted. Fast forward a few hours later & the disgusting pervert identified as 61 year old James Barnes of Brooklyn has been arrested. Ashley Edwards of […]

Metro North To Upgrade Harlem River Bridge

Just a short time ago, the MTA Metro-North Railroad announced it will be upgrading the Harlem River Bridge. Here are the details: Starting September 15, the Harlem River Lift Bridge will not open for boats for six months while workers replace 60-year-old cables that lift the bridge and install all new electrical components designed to […]

Cops Looking For Subway Pervert

A picture of the man cops say put his head up the skirt & eventually assaulted a woman at the DeKalb Ave train station. Cops are on the lookout for a subway pervert who put his head up the skirt of a woman who was walking up the stairs to exit the DeKalb Ave station. […]

Woman Killed By MTA Bus In Queens

Late Wednesday night, a 55 year old woman was struck & killed by a Q47 bus at the intersection of Astoria Blvd & 80th St. Alison Fox of AMNY has more: A 55-year-old woman was hit and killed by an MTA bus in Queens late Wednesday night, police said. The woman, Melania Ward, was crossing […]

Subway Booth Clerk Rubbing The Wrong Way

I guess someone was feeling frisky late on Tuesday as Harold Sisselman, a 51 year old subway booth clerk was caught rubbing his penis out in the open by 2 passengers. Pete Donohue of the New York Daily News has more: A subway token booth clerk was charged with public lewdness for allegedly polishing something […]

Service Diversions 09-11-14

Get a head start on your weekend travel plans as I have just updated the Service Diversions through all of next week. Make sure to follow @TransitBlogger on Twitter by clicking the button in the sidebar as I am using it more often. Also if you are into indie music make sure to follow @IndMusicReview […]

Bedbugs Strike Again

At the rate this is going, I will probably need to make a category for all these bedbug stories! The disgusting & useless animals have once again been sighted on a NYC Subway. This time the unfortunate victim is the. Since last Wednesday, MTA NYC Transit has had to take 3 trains out of […]

Fiction That Is So Real….

Normally it is all about the news here on Transit Blogger but I just had to share this video a friend of mine posted on Facebook. I can’t believe I have never seen it before. While it is fiction, it sure feels real to us NYC Subway regulars! Post by Most Viral Videos. xoxo Transit […]

R Train Tunnel Might Reopen Sooner

For quite some time now, riders in Lower Manhattan & Downtown Brooklyn have been affected by the closure of the tunnel between the 2 boroughs due to Hurricane Sandy repair work. However some good news might finally be on the horizon as according to the MTA, the work might reopen due to work being completed […]

Metro North Completes Work Ahead Of Schedule

A feel good story for the much maligned Metro-North as earlier today they announced that the Cos Cob switching complex work project was completed 4 months ahead of schedule. Here are the details: Metro-North Railroad employees have successfully rebuilt a switching control house in Cos Cob, Connecticut. The restoration, completed four months ahead of an […]

CooCoo Cancels Texting Service

4 1/2 years ago the Long Island Railroad entered into a pilot partnership with text messaging company CooCoo to provide travel information such as scheduled & plans to cell phones. Shortly thereafter the Metro-North joined in as well. However the times have changed with many riders using smart devices to use real time apps. With […]

Service Diversions 09-05-14

Get a head start on your weekend travel plans as I have just updated the Service Diversions through all of next week. Make sure to follow @TransitBlogger on Twitter by clicking the button in the sidebar as I am using it more often. Also if you are into indie music make sure to follow @IndMusicReview […]

Bedbug Scare On B44

Once again those pesky bedbugs are making an appearance in the transit news world. This time they decided to use their free transfer & hop the B44 in Brooklyn where an alleged sighting led to passengers fleeing the bus. Pete Donohue of the New York Daily News has more: THE “B” IN B44 stood for […]

FASTRACK Returns To G On 9/8/14

train riders take note that FASTRACK will be returning this Monday & last through 5 AM Friday. Here are the complete details: On Monday, September 8, MTA New York City Transit’s FASTRACK program returns to the G line in Brooklyn. G service will be suspended between Bedford-Nostrand Avs and Church Av from 10 p.m. to […]

LIRR Services Resumes To Belmont Park

Horse racing fans take note that getting to Belmont will once again be easy as the Long Island Railroad resumes service the historic track as of tomorrow. Here are the details: The thoroughbreds are back from Saratoga and the MTA Long Island Rail Road’s ‘Belmont Special’ is at the starting gate and ready for the […]

Minimum Of 21 Bedbug Subway Sightings

The bedbug problem on the NYC Subway does not seem to be going away anytime soon if August is any indication. As I wrote about last week, a Brooklyn-bound N train was taken out of service after a conductor was bit by one while on duty. Days later we got a report that the agency […]

Business Owner Rips Off The MTA

Admittedly I have always had a skeptical eye on the contracts awarded by the MTA to businesses as I figured a decent percentage if not a majority were sweetheart deals or flat out ripoffs. The latter turned out to be the case as 61 year old Joseph Ioia admitted to ripping off the MTA by […]

Greenpoint Tubes Restortation Complete

MTA crews working on repairs in the Greenpoint Tubes on August 22, 2014. Photo: Marc A. Hermann / MTA New York City Transit line riders finally rejoiced earlier this morning when service was fully restored in the Greepoint Tubes after being closed for months due to Hurricane Sandy related repairs. Here is more courtesy of […]

Service Diversions 08-29-14

Get a head start on the unofficial last weekend of summer plans as I have just updated the Service Diversions through all of next week. Make sure to follow @TransitBlogger on Twitter by clicking the button in the sidebar as I am using it more often. Also if you are into indie music make sure […]

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