Transit Issues

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Long Island City

The World of the 7 Train

Official Queens historian Jack Eichenbaum will lead a series of six walks and connecting rides along north Queens. Comment.

Sunday, April 14, 2013

Whitestone

Whitestone blasts meters

Nearly half the Muni-Meters in downtown Whitestone are broken on any given day, a neighborhood civic leader said, and shoppers and small business owners are fed up with the problem. Comments (6).

Saturday, April 13, 2013

Long Island City

East Side Access milestone reached at Grand Central

Sandhogs working on the East Side Access project have finished major blasting deep under Grand Central Terminal, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced Tuesday. Comment.
Astoria

Schumer calls for expansion of the East River Ferry

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) is urging the Federal Highway Administration and the state DOT to fund an expansion of the East Side Ferry service. Comment.

Friday, April 12, 2013

Transit

Prendergast nominated to be new MTA chairman

Thomas Prendergast, chief of the New York City Transit Authority, which runs the subways and buses, has been nominated to be chairman of the MTA. Comment.

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Long Island City

Quinn lays out her vision for public transportation

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (D-Manhattan), Democratic front-runner for mayor, said Thursday no commuter should have to spend more than one hour getting to work and her administration would work to that end. Comment.

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