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Blog Post Archive

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. […]

Service Diversions 11-07-14

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 […]

FASTRACK Returns To The Lower East Side

Lower East Side residents should take note that FASTRACK will be returning next week on the. Here are the details: On Monday, November 10, MTA New York City Transit’s FASTRACK program returns to the F line between Greenwich Village in Manhattan and Downtown Brooklyn. For four consecutive weeknights from Monday, November 10, to early […]

FASTRACK Returns To Queens Blvd

FASTRACK is coming back to Queens Blvd & will effect service on the,, &. Here are the complete details: On Monday, November 3, MTA New York City Transit’s FASTRACK program returns to the EFMR lines in Manhattan and Queens. From 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., for four consecutive weeknights from Monday, November […]

Service Diversions 10-17-14

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 […]

Cell Service Added To 40 New Stations

The MTA is continuing its journey to having cell phone & wifi service in all of its underground stations as it has announced the addition of service to 40 new stations with 11 being in Manhattan & 29 in Queens. Here is more via the official press release: Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the […]

Service Diversions 10-09-14

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 […]

Staten Island Half Marathon Service Advisory

Service advisory for this weekend’s Staten Island Half Marathon. The Staten Island Half Marathon will be held on Sunday, October 12, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to12:30 p.m. Scheduled just three weeks before the TCS New York City Marathon, the Staten Island Half is a perfect tune-up for NYRR’s flagship event and features fabulous views of […]

Service Diversions 10-03-14

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 […]

Service Diversions 09-25-14

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 […]

FASTRACK Returns To The R In Brooklyn

MTA NYC Transit’s FASTRACK program will return to the in Brooklyn next week. Here are the details: On Monday, September 29, MTA New York City Transit’s FASTRACK program returns to the Fourth Avenue line in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. For four consecutive weeknights from Monday, September 29, to early Friday morning, October 3, trains will be […]

MTA To Purchase 120 New Buses

Earlier this morning, the MTA announced that they will be purchasing 120 new buses. Here is more via the official press release: As part of the ongoing effort to modernize the nation’s largest municipal bus fleet, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is seeking Board approval next week to award federally funded contracts to bus manufacturer […]

Service Diversions 09-18-14

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 […]

People Climate March Service Advisory

With the turnout expected to be big this Sunday for the People Climate March, MTA NYC Transit will be adding extra service to the &. Also some bus routes will be rerouted. Here are the details: The People’s Climate March will be held on Sunday, September 21, between 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in […]

MTA To Get Over $1B In Federal Funding

Earlier today, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that the state will receive $1.915 billion in storm resiliency funding from the federal government. Approximately $1.6 billion of the funding will go to the MTA. Here are the details: Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that New York State expects to receive $1.915 billion in […]

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