Transit Issues

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Breezy Point

Marsh restoration to affect Marine Parkway Bridge lifts

Multiple daily bridge lifts at the Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge will continue through March as a result of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ marsh islands restoration project in Jamaica Bay. Comment.

Monday, March 5, 2012

Astoria

Center lane of RFK Bridge’s Queens-to-Manhattan ramp to close for two weeks

The center lane of the Queens-to-Manhattan ramp on the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge will be closed to traffic for about two weeks from Feb. 27 through March 12 while roadway repairs are done. Comment.

Sunday, March 4, 2012

Transit

Motorists test pilot program to refill E-ZPasses at retailers

The MTA has begun a pilot program to allow motorists for the first time to reload their E-ZPasses at thousands of retail outlets in the New York metropolitan area. Comment.

Friday, March 2, 2012

Jamaica

Port Authority tracks rise in passengers at Kennedy in 2011

New York City’s three area airports reported increased — in some cases record — numbers of passengers last year despite the economic downturn and periods of severe weather. Comment.

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Flushing

Flushing traffic shifts save lives

The city Department of Transportation has finally released its study of the 2010 changes to downtown Flushing traffic flows and touted the results as generally positive. Comments (1).

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