Transit Issues

Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012

Kew Gardens

DOT says safety measures cut traffic fatalities in Queens

The final numbers are not in yet, but traffic deaths in Queens last year are expected to be at an all-time low, city Department of Transportation Queens Commissioner Maura McCarthy told the Borough Board Monday. Comments (1).

Friday, Jan. 13, 2012

Long Island City

7 train to be closed weekends Jan. 21 to April 2

MTA officials announced at a town hall Wednesday the No. 7 line will be closed at all Long Island City stops for 11 weekends for repairs. Comment.

Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012

Transit

Lhota approved as MTA head by state Senate

The state Senate has unanimously approved as MTA chairman Joseph Lhota, who promised to “create a more efficient and effective MTA.” Comment.
Transit

Special transit schedule in place for Martin Luther King Day

MTA subways, buses and commuter trains will run on special schedules on Martin Luther King Day Monday, Jan. 16. Comment.
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