Transit Issues

Monday, Jan. 23, 2012

Breezy Point

Dredging means daily bridge lifts at Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge

Due to a dredging project being conducted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, there will be multiple daily bridge lifts at the Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge beginning Jan. 26 and lasting through February. Comment.

Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012

Transit

Lancman backs law to protect construction workers on the road

A new law requires motorists who drive past construction crews to move over a lane and allow them room to work. Comment.

Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012

Long Island City

Queens dreads 11 weekends of 7 train outage

City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer (D-Sunnyside) hosted a town hall meeting with representatives of the MTA last week about extensive renovation to the No. 7 line that will mean some Long Island City stops will be out of order for 11 straight weekends. Comment.

Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012

Transit

MTA and transit workers union continue talks over new contract

MTA officials were still negotiating with the Transport Workers Union Tuesday long after expiration of the contract between the transit agency and workers who operate New York City buses and subways. Comment.

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