Transit Issues

Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012

Flushing

Few attend MTA fare hearing

The only hearing in Queens on the proposed fare hikes for public transportation was attended last Thursday by a handful of advocacy groups, a few angry commuters and only one elected official. Comments (2).

Monday, Nov. 19, 2012

Far Rockaway

MTA to run free Rockaway shuttle train

Residents of the hurricane-ravaged Rockaway peninsula will be able to ride a free rail shuttle starting at 4 a.m. Tuesday. Comment.
Transit

Gas rationing to continue through Friday: Bloomberg

An emergency order enforcing an odd-even license plate system for gas and diesel purchases throughout the five boroughs has been extended through this Friday, Nov. 23, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said. Comment.
Bayside

‘Makeshift’ signals make for reduced service after Sandy: LIRR

A temporary, makeshift signal system has kept the Long Island Rail Road from fully operating its full compliment of trains through tunnels affected by Hurricane Sandy earlier this month, a spokesman for the MTA said. Comment.

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