Transit Issues

Sunday, March 25, 2012

Flushing

Schumer bill on discount bus safety passes Senate

The U.S. Senate has passed legislation introduced by Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) requiring discount bus lines to inform passengers of their safety record. Comment.

Saturday, March 24, 2012

Flushing

Pothole paver machine makes Flushing debut

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the city Department of Transportation unveiled a new machine in Flushing intended to make the city’s pesky pothole problem less prevalent this spring. Comment.
Pomonok

Street to be closed for crane work

On March 24, 25 and 31 and April 1, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, 77th Avenue between Parsons Boulevard and 160th Street will be closed to vehicular traffic due to a crane operation at 158-40 76th Road. Comment.

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Elmhurst

LIRR mulls Elmhurst stop

If you build it, will they come? That is the question Long Island Rail Road President Helena Williams is asking. Comment.

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Rego Park

DOT plans to slow up traffic at Rego mall

Drivers on the streets surrounding a bustling Queens shopping center in Rego Park need to slow down, based on records compiled by the city Department of Transportation. Comment.

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