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Metro North Christmas 2014 Service Plan

Here is the Christmas 2014 holiday service plan info for the Metro-North Railroad: Whether you’re looking to visit family, sightsee or do some last-minute shopping, MTA Metro-North Railroad wants to help you celebrate the holidays with trains and schedules to suit your needs. Please note that drinking alcohol on Metro-North trains and at our stations […]

S.I. Railway Christmas 2014 Service Plan

Here is the Christmas 2014 service plan for the Staten Island Railway: Christmas Eve, Wednesday, December 24: The Staten Island Railway will operate additional express service beginning two hours earlier, from 2:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Christmas Day, Thursday, December 25: The Staten Island Railway will operate on a Saturday schedule. Friday, December 26: The […]

MTA Seeks Federal Funds For L Line

This past Friday, the MTA announced it is seeking approximately $300M in federal funds for the. The funds would go towards improvements such as adding a couple of trains per hour, installing new entrances at Bedford & 1st Avs respectively & more. Here is more via the official press release: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority […]

MTA Report Exposes F Train Derailment Cause

Back in the beginning of May, the biggest transit story was the Brooklyn-bound train that derailed in Queens. 7 months after the derailment, the MTA issued a report this past Friday exposing the cause of the derailment which turned out to be unrepaired track defaults. Here is the official press release I received which I […]

MTA Honors 30 NYC Transit Workers

It is the holiday season so it is nice to share some good news from the MTA. The latest form of that comes from the agency honoring 30 NYC Transit workers for acts of bravery & excellence. Here is more via the official press release: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today recognized 30 New York […]

Service Diversions 12-12-14

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 […]

MTA Awards South Ferry Repair Contract

Earlier today, the MTA announced the awarding of the $193.8 million dollar contract to Judlau Contracting, Inc for the rehabilitation of the South Ferry station. Here are more details via the official press release: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has awarded a $193.8 million contract to Judlau Contracting, Inc., to rehabilitate the new South Ferry […]

Service Diversions 12-05-14

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 […]

LIRR Weekend Travel Alert

LIRR riders should pad their travel times this weekend as they might face delays or service disruptions due to the installation of a new signal system for the East Side Access project. Here is more via a press release I received: MTA Long Island Rail Road customers traveling to and from New York City this […]

Service Diversions 11-20-14

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 […]

NYC Transit Thanksgiving 2014 Service Plan

Here is the Thanksgiving 2014 service plan for NYC Subways & Buses: New York City subways and buses will operate on a Sunday schedule on Thanksgiving Day. The closest subway stations to the start of the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade are the 1 at 79 St and the C at 81 St. There will […]

LIRR Thanksgiving 2014 Service Plan

Here is the Thanksgiving 2014 service plan for the Long Island Rail Road: For extended Thanksgiving holiday weekend, MTA Long Island Rail Road is ready with additional train service to get travelers where they want to go and off-peak ticket pricing they will find very attractive. Extra Trains for the Extended Four Day Weekend The […]

Metro-North Thanksgiving 2014 Service Plan

Here is the Thanksgiving 2014 service plan for the Metro-North: Metro-North Railroad is providing special service and extra trains throughout the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Give thanks that you can take the train and avoid traffic, tolls, and all the other headaches that come with driving on one of the busiest travel holidays of the year. […]

SI Railway Thanksgiving 2014 Service Plan

Here is the Thanksgiving 2014 service plan for the Staten Island Railway: Staten Island Railway customers looking to get a head start on the Thanksgiving Day holiday will be able to catch earlier afternoon express train service on Wednesday, November 26 with MTA Staten Island Railway’s Early Departure Getaway schedule. Extra SIR trains will be […]

Critical Switch Work Suspends Service

Riders of the, & make note that service will be suspended for two weeks in Southern Brooklyn due to critical switch work. Here are the full details: MTA NYC Transit will be performing a major switch renewal and maintenance related work on the BQF lines in Brooklyn. For two consecutive weeks beginning 11:00 p.m. […]

MTA Announces Limited Fare/Toll Proposals

Just a short time ago, the MTA announced limited fare & toll proposals. Here are the details: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today unveiled proposals to increase fares and tolls by 4% over the next two years. Despite rising operational costs, the MTA’s continued budget discipline and increased ridership allow the MTA to limit fare […]

Cops Seek Subway Pusher

The biggest fear (if not, it should be!) of any NYC Subway rider is to get pushed onto the tracks in the path of an oncoming train. Many times the outcome is predictably fatal. Unfortunately this was the case yesterday morning when an unidentified black male pushed 61 year old Wai Kuen Kwok onto the […]

2014 Customer Satisfaction Survey Results

This past Friday, the MTA released the results of its 2014 Customer Satisfaction Survey. Here are the details: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today released results of its annual customer satisfaction surveys showing a continuation of a gradual increase in satisfaction with the New York City Subway that has been underway since 2010, when the […]

FASTRACK Returns To Broadway Lines

FASTRACK will once again be returning to the & in Manhattan. Here are the details: On Monday, November 17, MTA New York City Transit’s FASTRACK program returns to Manhattan stations along the NQR lines. For four consecutive weeknights from Monday, November 17, to early Friday morning, November 21, NQR trains will not stop at stations […]

Service Diversions 11/14/14

I am in a rush at the moment so I can’t do a week long update on the service diversions page. So instead, I will just post this entry with all the planned work for this weekend. Over the weekend, I will update the regular page with work for next week. : From 11:30 p.m. […]

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