Transit Issues

Monday, July 30, 2012

Transit

Downloaded LIRR tix on phones will be tested at L.I. golf tourney

For the first time, Long Island Rail Road commuters will be able to download tickets to cellphones or print them during a pilot project during a golf tournament next month. Comment.

Sunday, July 29, 2012

Woodside

Pols want trucks out of Woodside’s 65th Place

City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer (D-Sunnyside), U.S. Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-Jackson Heights) and civic members called upon the NYPD and city Department of Transportation Monday to better enforce truck traffic laws in Woodside. Comment.

Saturday, July 28, 2012

Douglaston

Douglaston talks trains

Braving the pouring rain, City Councilman Dan Halloran (R-Whitestone) joined with Douglaston leaders last week to host the first of three community forums with the Long Island Rail Road. Comment.

Friday, July 27, 2012

Astoria

Astoria wants W, QM22 bus back in service

In light of recent public transportation restorations across the city, Astoria’s elected officials and civic members demanded Tuesday that the MTA bring back the W subway line and the QM22 express bus. Comments (1).

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Little Neck

Q79 route returns to NE

Public transportation will soon get a little easier for many riders in northeast Queens, thanks to the restoration of weekday bus service along the former Q79 route, a vital transportation corridor that runs along Little Neck Parkway. Comments (4).
Transit

MTA completes 16 new tunnels for three city projects

Workers building the East Side Access to bring the Long Island Rail Road into Grand Central Terminal have finished the last tunnel for the project. Comment.

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