Transit Issues

Friday, Oct. 28, 2011

Flushing

MTA study reveals straphangers approve of subways, but not LIRR

The MTA says 84 percent of straphangers are content with subway service, although commuter satisfaction with the Long Island Rail Road declined. Comment.

Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011

Jamaica

LIRR issues riders’ rights after Sept. service outage

The Long Island Rail Road has issued a rider bills of rights after U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) called on the transit agency to establish procedures for updating passengers and providing for their safety during service disruptions and delays. Comment.
Bay Terrace

Bus stop to Bay Terrace plaza will stay in place: Braunstein

The ground at the Bay Terrace shopping center appears to be a bit more solid for riders of the MTA’s Q28 bus. Comment.
Transit

Top aide to Giuliani will head MTA

Joseph Lhota, a former deputy mayor and budget director renowned for having outstanding business, finance and organizational abilities, will take over the financially imperiled MTA. Comment.

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