Transit Issues

Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012

Jamaica

PA plans new animal center at JFK

Southeast Queens is already known to have floods of near-Biblical proportions, and now it will be getting an ark to match. Comments (1).
Letters

Stop complaining about aircraft noise

Borough President Helen Marshall and other elected officials are upset about a change in flight patterns emanating from LaGuardia Airport because of noise complaints from Bayside and Whitestone residents, claiming the Federal Aviation Administration failed to inform them of the change (“Boro pols slam FAA over poor flight planning,” Flushing Times, Sept. 13-19). Comment.

Friday, Sept. 28, 2012

Transit

MTA chairman calls board member a liar

MTA Chairman Joseph Lhota got into a shouting match Thursday with a board member who announced he would vote against Lhota’s plan to cut back on the number of board meetings. Comment.

Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012

Transit

New sensors will speed up some MTA buses

Technology that will hold green traffic lights long enough to allow super express buses to go through intersections is coming to the MTA. Comment.

Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012

Transit

MTA survey finds 88 percent of riders like train experience

The MTA reports that 75 percent of straphangers are satisfied with subway service, based on its own survey. Comment.

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