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Blog Post Archive

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 […]

NYC Transit Labor Day 2014 Service Plan

Here is the Labor Day 2014 service plan for NYC Transit Buses & Subways: MTA New York City Transit subways and buses and MTA Bus Company buses will operate on a Sunday schedule on Labor Day, Monday, September 1. Because of the J’Ouvert Parade on Monday, September 1, from 2 a.m. to 8 p.m. in […]

LIRR Labor Day 2014 Service Plan

Here is the LIRR Labor Day 2014 service plan: Long Island Rail Road Adding 8 Early Afternoon Eastbound Trains on Friday, August 29 to Speed Your Getaway for the Labor Day Weekend Running on Weekend Schedule Sat., Aug. 30 & Sun., Aug 31 & Holiday Schedule on Labor Day MTA Long Island Rail Road will […]

Metro North Labor Day 2014 Service Plan

Here is the Labor Day 2014 service plan for the Metro-North: MTA Metro-North Railroad doesn’t want you to work hard to celebrate Labor Day! Metro-North has plenty of train service to get you where you need to go for the entire holiday weekend starting Friday, August 29, and continuing through Labor Day, Monday, September 1. […]

S.I. Railway Labor Day 2014 Service Plan

Here is the Staten Island Railway service plan for the upcoming Labor Day holiday: Staten Island Railway (SIR) customers looking to get a head start on their three-day weekend will be able to catch earlier afternoon express train service on Friday, August 29, with Staten Island Railway’s Early Departure Getaway schedule. This schedule means extra […]

Upcoming Bus Service Improvements

This Sunday marks a good day for fans of bus service as the MTA will be launching its $4.9M worth of bus service enhancements. Here are the complete details via press release: Starting on Sunday, August 31, bus customers will see service enhancements that include new routes, extensions and stops throughout New York City, such […]

As The Bedbugs Go Marching In

Those pesky bedbugs are hard to get rid of. The MTA can tell you all about it as once again they have appeared to cause more trouble. The latest coming on Monday afternoon when a N train was taking out of service at DeKalb Ave after a conductor asked for medical assistance after being bitten […]

A Train Heads The Wrong Way

The MTA more specifically the NYC Subway just can’t get out of the news. If it is not yet another appearance of bed bugs (more on that shortly), we now find out that an train headed the wrong way on August 11th. The incident started when a Queens-bound was heading downtown towards Canal St when […]

Service Diversions 08-22-14

Get a head start on your weekend 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 08-15-14

Get a head start on your weekend 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 & […]

Metrocard Vending Machines Scheduled Upgrade

Please note that credit/debit cards will not be available to purchase MetroCards at MetroCard Vending Machines this Saturday morning due to a scheduled upgrade. Here are the full details: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) plans to upgrade the software used for credit and debit card transactions in its MetroCard Vending Machines (MVMs) on Saturday, August […]

MTA Adds Staten Island Railway To Subway Time

Just a short time ago, the MTA announced it has added the Staten Island Railway to its Subway Time app. Here is more on the news: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced an update to the MTA Subway Time™ iPhone and web app that makes real-time arrival information available for MTA Staten Island Railway. […]

Service Diversions 08-08-14

Get a head start on your weekend 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 08-01-14

Get a head start on your weekend 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 07-25-14

Get a head start on your weekend 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 & […]

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