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MTA Winter Storm Overnight Update

Here is your MTA winter storm overnight update: A major snow storm continues to impact the MTA service area. While service remains suspended on the Long Island Rail Road, Metro-North Railroad, NYC Transit and MTA Bus service and the above ground portions of the NYC Subway and Staten Island Railway (SIR), crews will be working […]

NYC Underground Subway Service Map

Outdoor subway service is about to be shutdown within the next 10 minutes. Once it does, the NYC Subway will only run underground. Here is a link to the map showing the service that will be running until further notice. Click here for the map. xoxo Transit Blogger

NYC Transit Winter Storm Update

Here is the latest winter storm update for NYC Transit: Due to deteriorating weather conditions, and for the safety of our employees and customers, NYC Transit will begin an orderly shutdown of all elevated and open cut (exterior) portions of the subway system. The last trains to leave terminals will depart at 4:00pm. The subway […]

LIRR Winter Storm Update

Here is the latest winter storm update for the Long Island Railroad (LIRR): The LIRR will begin an orderly shutdown of train service beginning at 4 PM to ensure the safety of our customers and employees. A Blizzard Warning remains in effect through Sunday afternoon for Long Island and New York City. The LIRR is […]

Metro North Winter Storm Update

Here is the latest winter storm update for the Metro-North Railroad: Metro-North will start to shut down train service this afternoon, Saturday January 23 until further notice so that all trains arrive at their destinations by 6:00 PM. Due to the increased severity of the storm, Metro-North will start to shut down train service this […]

Weekend Service Diversions Alert

As was expected, due to the upcoming storm all weekend work has been canceled. Only long term projects/closures will be in effect. Here is that info: : At all times until winter 2016, trains skip Rockaway Av and Van Siclen Av in both directions. Use free shuttle buses instead. • For service to/from Rockaway Av, […]

Renewal Work To Continue At F Station

Station renewal work at the Ditmas Av station will pick up again as of this Monday. Here are the complete details via the official press release: Beginning 5 a.m., Monday, January 25, the southbound platform of the Ditmas Av F station on the Culver Line in Brooklyn will be closed at all hours as work […]

MTA Bus Adds Additional Service To Q70

Earlier this morning, the MTA announced it will be adding additional service to the popular Q70 bus route that services LaGuardia Airport. Here is more via the official press release: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Bus Company is adding service to meet rising customer demand for the Q70 Limited bus that links LaGuardia Airport with […]

MTA Prepares For First Winter Storm

The MTA is in full preparation mode for the first winter storm of the 2015-2016 season. Here is more on their prep work: With a wintry blast that may dump as much as 12 inches of snow in parts of the metropolitan region, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is hard at work to ensure safe, reliable […]

Boy Hits Bus Driver With Glass Bottle

Unfortunately the safety of bus drivers has come into the spotlight again after a young thug threw a glass bottle at the driver of a Bx17 bus. Samantha Tata of Pix11 has more: A boy was caught on camera throwing a glass bottle through the door of an MTA bus, hitting the driver in his […]

Metro North Implements Close Call System

Yesterday, the MTA Metro-North Railroad announced the implementation of a confidential close call reporting system. Here is more via the official press release: MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced the extended implementation ofShow More Summary

MTA Probing Report Leak

Last week the New York Post had a disturbing story about Chief Engineer Nicholas Jezina who was found by a MTA investigation to be running a mob style workplace at the Coney Island boiler room facility. Fast forward to this week where the MTA is investigating how the confidential report about Mr. Jezina leaked. Rich […]

State Senator Wants MTA To Review R Line

The train is one of the most unpopular lines in the entire system. According to long time riders, the line has deservedly earned its nickname of “Rarely” in terms of showing up on time or if at all. However riders are not the only ones to complain as a plethora of elected officials including State […]

Service Diversions 01-15-16

I have just updated the Service Diversions for this 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

NYCT Announces 2016 1st Q FASTRACK Schedule

MTA NYC Transit has announced the FASTRACK schedule for the first quarter of 2016. Here are the details via the official press release: MTA New York City Transit’s FASTRACK program is returning in January 2016. For the first time, this comprehensive subway maintenance program is coming to the 2 line in Brooklyn for two consecutive […]

Renovations To Start At 9 N Line Stations

Just a short time ago, MTA NYC Transit announced that major renovations will start at 9 stations as of this coming Monday. Here is more via the official press release: Beginning Monday, January 18, MTA New York City Transit will begin performing major renovations to nine stations along the Sea Beach N Line from 8 […]

No L Service Btw Man & BK For Years?

This is the very realistic question being wondered by many riders as the MTA is still feeling the wrath of Hurricane Sandy in terms of system conditions. Much like the train’s Montauge Tube, the train’s Canarsie Tube was damaged by saltwater flooding. At first estimates, it would take nearly 3 years to complete the work. […]

NYC Transit MLK 2016 Service Plan Info

Here is the Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, January 18 service plan info for NYC Transit. On Monday, January 18, 2016, the New York City Subway will operate on regular weekday schedule with minor timing changes. Customers are advised to allow additional travel time. New York City buses will operate on a reduced […]

LIRR MLK 2016 Service Plan Info

Here is the Long Island Rail Road service plan information for Monday, January 18, 2016, Martin Luther King Jr. Day. MTA Long Island Rail Road will operate on a Holiday Schedule on Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday next Monday, January 18, with a total of 32 extra trains provided on its five busiest branches. The […]

Metro North MLK 2016 Service Plan Info

Here is the MTA Metro-North Railroad’s service plan information for Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, January 18. If you’re one of the Metro?North customers who will be working on Monday, January 18, 2016, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, no need to worry about your commute. Metro?North Railroad will operate on a Saturday schedule […]

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