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MTA Names Acting NYC Transit President

Photo courtesy of the MTA. Earlier this afternoon, the MTA named Darryl C. Irick Acting President of MTA New York City Transit. Here is more via the press release I received: Interim MTA Executive Director Ronnie Hakim has named Darryl C. Irick Acting President of MTA New York City Transit (NYCT) as a nationwide search […]

Metro-North Announces Port Jervis Open House

Earlier this afternoon, the MTA Metro-North Railroad announced an open house for proposed Port Jervis line infrastructure improvements. Here are more details via the press release I received: MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced that it will hold an Open House in Goshen, N.Y., on February 15 to share details on a proposal for capital improvements […]

Service Diversions 01-26-17

I have just updated the Service Diversions for the upcoming weekend through the end of next week. Make sure to follow @TransitBlogger on Twitter as I am using it more often. Also if you are into indie music make sure to follow @IndMusicReview & @SurgeFM! xoxo Transit Blogger

MTA Approves Lowest Fare Hikes Since 2009

Just a short time ago, the MTA Board wrapped up their meeting. The biggest highlight from it was the approval of the lowest fare & toll increases since 2009 which include keeping the $2.75 base fare flat. Here are more details via the press release I just received: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Board today […]

LIRR & Metro-North Break Ridership Records

A short time ago, the MTA hype machine was out in full force by sending out a presser about both the Long Island Rail Road & Metro-North Railroad breaking ridership records. Here are the details from the said presser: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced that Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Railroads are […]

MTA Announces 1st Q 2017 FASTRACK Schedule

MTA NYC Transit has just announced the FASTRACK schedule for the 1st Q of 2017. Here are the details: MTA New York City Transit’s FASTRACK program returns with the first FASTRACK of the year along the 4, 5, 6 lines between Midtown Manhattan and Downtown Brooklyn for two weeks. For four consecutive weeknights from Monday, […]

MTA To Open New SI Railway Station

Tomorrow, the MTA will be opening the first station ever built by the agency since the former private railroad was incorporated in 1971. Here are more details on the opening of the Arthur Kill Station: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced the upcoming opening of the new Arthur Kill station, the first new Staten […]

MTA To Hold Canarsie Tube Repair Workshops

Just a short time ago, the MTA announced that it along with the NYCDOT will be holding public workshops to discuss potential service plans while the Canarsie Tube is under repair. Here are the details: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) and New York City Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) today announced a series of jointly held […]

Service Diversions 01-19-17

I have just updated the Service Diversions for the upcoming weekend through the end of next week. Make sure to follow @TransitBlogger on Twitter as I am using it more often. Also if you are into indie music make sure to follow @IndMusicReview & @SurgeFM! xoxo Transit Blogger

MTA Testing New Vacuum Systems

Photo courtesy of the MTA The MTA is continuing its never ending battle to keep subway tracks clean by testing out prototypes on new vacuum systems. Here is more about that bia the official press release I received from them: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced that it is testing two prototypes of powerful […]

MTA Reaches Deal With TWU Local 100

Thankfully for the sake of riders throughout the region, the MTA has reached a deal (pending MTA Board approval) with Transport Workers Union Local 100. Based on the initial terms of the deal, I feel it is safe to say that the union won this round of the never ending battle between the heavyweights as […]

LIRR PM Rush Service Advisory 1/11/16

Due to the broken rail outside one of Amtrak’s East River tunnels, the MTA Long Island Rail Road has issued a service advisory for the PM rush commute home. Here are the complete details: MTA Long Island Rail Road is advising customers to expect train cancelations and delays during today’s afternoon rush hour while Amtrak […]

Gun Allegedly Drawn On MTA Cleaner

In what is a terrifying story, a male allegedly drew a gun on a MTA subway cleaner at the Lafayette Ave station over the service disruptions that occurred on Monday. Dan Rivoli & Thomas Tracy of the New York Daily News have more: A commuter outraged by delays on his Brooklyn train line took his […]

Driver Killed By LIRR Train In Brentwood

The average evening commute on the MTA Long Island Rail Road is usually a nightmare for riders as they tend to know to expect some sort of issue to creep up. However last night it went beyond the nightmare stage for riders on the Ronkonkoma line who saw service suspended in both directions between Farmingdale […]

System-Wide Underground Cell & Wifi Starts Today

The MTA is still behind the technology curve in a major way when it comes to providing for its customers. However the agency continues to try & catch up. Their latest attempt is by revealing system-wide celluar & wifi service in all of its underground subway stations. Here are some more details via a presser […]

Nightmare Commute This Morning

Thousands of rider had a nightmare commute this morning to begin the work week as delays occurred on 8 lines due to frozen pipes causing water to spill on to the tracks at the W. 4th St.-Washington Square station. I spoke with a few friends this morning who expressed how many stations had people literally […]

LIRR Accident & Service Update

As you most likely know by now, the MTA Long Island Rail Road had an accident earlier this morning when a Far Rockaway train derailed at Atlantic Terminal. Here is the latest accident & service update: Earlier today, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and MTA Chairman Thomas F. Prendergast provided media with an update on this […]

Merry Christmas!!!!

I would like to wish each & every single reader of Transit Blogger a MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!!! I hope you have an amazing day with whomever you are spending the day with! xoxo Transit Blogger

NYC Transit Christmas 2016 Service Plan

Here is the Christmas 2016 service plan for MTA NYC Transit: Also for holiday travelers, as part of the Port Authority’s measures to alleviate roadway congestion at LaGuardia Airport during the Peak Holiday Travel Rush, the MTA’s LaGuardia Link Q70 Select Bus Service will be fare free on Thursday, December 22, and Friday, December 23. […]

LIRR Christmas 2016 Service Info

Here is the Christmas 2016 service info for the MTA Long Island Rail Road: MTA Long Island Rail Road is adding 13 trains to its regular eastbound afternoon schedule from Penn Station on Friday, December 23, to accommodate the large number of customers leaving work early to get a head start on their holiday weekend. […]

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