Transit Issues

Friday, Oct. 17, 2014

Astoria

MTA capital plan would renew 7, N and Q subway platforms

Straphangers in western Queens took notice when the MTA proposed its $32 billion capital plan. An overhaul of subway stations along the Astoria line and the No. 7 were included among the agency’s priorities and major objectives for the years 2015 to 2019. Comment.

Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014

Astoria

City planners develop transit plan to cope with LIC building boom

Capacity crowds have filled three public forums for residents of Community Board 2 in the past week, while more than a thousand people sought information on the application process for units of affordable housing at Hunters Point South. The buildings, still under construction on Long Island City’s waterfront, will begin moving in residents in the spring and when the project is completed, Hunters Point South will have 5,000 units. Comments (1).

Friday, Oct. 10, 2014

Ridgewood

Ridgewood subway station among worst in city: DiNapoli

Queens is home to two of the city’s bottom five subway stations in dire need of structural repairs, state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said last week. Comments (1).

Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014

Jamaica

MTA mulls bus link for eastern Queens

A Bus Rapid Transit service may soon be on its way to eastern Queens. Comment.
Douglaston

Douglaston LIRR station gets new pedestrian plaza

A square dance inaugurated the round pedestrian plaza at the feet of the LIRR train station in downtown Douglaston. Comments (1).
Elmhurst

LIRR plans a return to Elmhurst after nearly 30 years

The Long Island Rail Road is taking steps to return service to Elmhurst for the first time in nearly 30 years. Comments (1).

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