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MTA Announces Off Peak Belmont Service

The MTA has announced off peak service to Belmont Racetrack. Here are the details via the press release I received: Thoroughbred racing returns to Belmont Park on Friday, April 28, as the racetrack’s 2017 Spring-Summer meet gets underway. And once again, the Long Island Rail Road and New York Racing Association (NYRA) have joined together […]

LIRR W/B Service Suspended Into Penn Station

Once again riders of the busiest commuter railroad agency in the country are at the mercy of others. LIRR riders are facing a rough commute home this evening with delays on every line along with the complete suspension of westbound service into Penn Station due to Amtrak issues. The issues started this morning when an […]

Man Stabbed At 161 St-Yankee Stadium Station

Earlier this afternoon, a man was stabbed in the chest inside the busy 161 Street-Yankee Stadium, & subway station. The incident which took place around approximately 2:15 pm at the bottom of the stairs leading up to the turnstile area. The 30 year old victim was taken to Lincoln Hospital where he is currently […]

M79 Select Bus Service Postponed To May

Upper East Side residents will have to wait a little while longer for the launch of Select Bus Service on the M79. The crosstown service running from East End Avenue to Riverside Drive will be postponed until next month. Shaye Weaver of DNA Info has more: Commuters will have to wait another month for Select Bus […]

Service Diversions 04-21-17

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

Thief Targeting L Subway Line Riders

Police are telling riders of the  to be on the lookout for a thief who is targeting sleeping passengers. Tim Fleischer of ABC7 has more: Police are warning subway riders to stay awake while on the train after a series of robberies targeting sleeping passengers. The suspect took wallets and cell phones from his victims […]

Buses Replace 2 Port Jervis Trains

This Friday, buses will replace 2 trains on the Port Jervis line so the agency can perform some work near Tuxedo. Here is more via the press release I received: MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced that buses will substitute for two trains on the railroad’s Port Jervis Line between Port Jervis and Ramsey Route 17 […]

Person Slashed At Queens Subway Station

While major crime in NYC is at record low, transit crimes have risen immensely. The unfortunate trend continued yesterday afternoon when a man was slashed at the Beach 90th Street & station. Andrea Cavallier of Pix 11 has more: Police are looking for two suspects after a man was slashed at a subway station in […]

Gov. Cuomo Announces New Bus Roll Out

Earlier today, Gov. Cuomo announced the roll out of new buses equipped with charging ports & wi-fi service. Here is more via the official press release I received: Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the first of 86 new buses equipped with Wi-Fi service and USB ports have arrived in Brooklyn, and that the […]

Sex Offender Caught On 6 Train

The warm weather seems to bring out the worst in some people. Such is the case for 53 year old level 2 sex offender Stephen Martinez who was arrested on Saturday after gyrating on a woman on a Bronx-bound 6 train. Ross Keith of the New York Daily News has more: A Brooklyn man was […]

MTA Worker Attacked For Being A Snitch

If you grew up in an urban environment, one word you never want to be tagged with is snitch as it is severely looked down upon even when it was right to do so. Such is the case for a MTA worker who was attacked last Wednesday on a Brooklyn-bound L train after “snitching” on […]

Buses To Replace New Canaan Branch Trains

The MTA Metro-North Railroad has just announced that buses will be replacing trains on the New Canaan Branch for the next 3 weekends. Here are the details via the press release I was sent: MTA Metro-North Railroad is advising customers that buses will substitute for trains on the New Canaan Branch on the three weekends […]

Service Diversions 04-14-17

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 Teams With Mount Vernon On $25M Project

The city of Mount Vernon is teaming with the MTA on a $25M project to fix multiple community bridges. Zak Failla of the Daily Voice has more: Late last week, Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas, the city’s grants team and members of the Law Department met with officials and engineers from the MTA to discuss […]

Service Diversions 04-07-17

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

Buses To Replace Some Harlem Line Trains

Next week buses will replace some midday trains on the Harlem line between Southeast & Wassaic. Here are the complete details via the press release: MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced that from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, April 12, and Thursday, April 13, buses will substitute for trains between Southeast and Wassaic on […]

10 LIRR Trains Canceled This Morning

Well the announcement of the LIRR expecting to have its service fully restored ended up not being true. The agency had announced last night that they expected a normal AM rush commute due to Amtrak promising to give them back their tracks by 4AM due to finishing repairs. However Amtrak failed to finish on time […]

10 AM Rush LIRR Trains Canceled

The NJ Transit derailment is still rearing its ugly head for LIRR commuters. 10 AM Rush trains will be canceled. Here are the complete details courtesy of the press release I received: As Amtrak crews continue repairing track damage at Penn Station, the Long Island Rail Road must cancel 10 trains to Penn Station between […]

25 LIRR Trains Affected For PM Rush

The issues stemming from the NJ Transit derailment in Penn Station is still rearing its ugly head for LIRR commuters. The agency just announced that 25 trains will be affected tonight for the PM rush commute. Here are the complete details via the press release I just received: As Amtrak crews continue to work at […]

26 LIRR Trains To Be Affected Tonight

Once again the afternoon rush hour commute will be tough for LIRR riders due to the NJT derailment in Penn Station yesterday. Once again 26 trains will be affected tonight. Here are the complete details via the press release I just received from the MTA: As Amtrak crews continue to work at Penn Station to […]

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