Transit Issues

Monday, March 11, 2013

Rockaway Beach

Cross Bay Bridge rebate renewed as officials call for an end to tolls

State Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder (D-Ozone Park) has announced legislative renewal of the E-ZPass rebates for residents of Rockaway and Broad Channel who use the Cross Bay-Veterans Memorial Bridge. Comment.
Far Rockaway

MTA ridership rises in 2012 despite Sandy damage

Even though Hurricane Sandy inflicted catastrophic damage to the New York City transit system, the number of riders using subways, railroads and buses increased by more than one half percent last year, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority reported Monday. Comment.

Sunday, March 10, 2013

Bayside

Avella renews flat tax fuel push to fight skyrocketing city costs

State Sen. Tony Avella (D-Bayside) said his patience was running dry as gas prices continued to go up in his home state. Comment.

Friday, March 8, 2013

Transit

Subway stations cleaner with fewer rats: Straphangers

Subway stations are getting cleaner with fewer overflowing garbage containers, peeling paint and rats, according to the Straphangers Campaign. Comments (1).
Long Island City

Curbs stop 39th St. wrong-way driving

Blissville resident Stephen Grande used forward thinking to thwart some backward drivers. Comment.

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