Transit Issues

Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012

South Ozone Park

DOT plan narrows Lefferts

In an effort to make Lefferts Boulevard safer, the city Department of Transportation is considering taking away one travel lane in both directions between Rockaway Boulevard and 149th Street, a change the DOT says will not cause additional congestion but which the community fears will just move traffic to surrounding residential streets. Comments (1).
Long Island City

Queens-Midtown Tunnel’s 37th Street entrance reopened

Queens-Midtown Tunnel’s 37th Street entrance reopened Comment.

Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012

East Elmhurst

New express buses proposed for LaGuardia riders

City and state transportation officials said they are proposing three new bus lines — including an express-like version of the M60 — to improve public transportation to LaGuardia Airport. Comments (2).
Kew Gardens

Bikers should park free: Pols

The motorcyclists who parked their Harley-Davidsons in front of Queens Borough Hall last Thursday said they want to obey the law, but are not sure how. Comments (4).
Flushing

MTA seeks input from riders over four proposed fare hikes

The MTA has released a series of proposals to help decide what the coming fare increase will be like, including one suggestion that would raise the cost of a 30-day MetroCard to $125. Comments (3).

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