Transit Issues

Sunday, April 28, 2013

Jamaica

JFK, LGA see delays amid wind, furloughs

The unstoppable forces of Mother Nature and Washington gridlock hit earlier this week as Queens’ two airports experienced delays, though just how much of those waits were attributable to fewer air traffic controllers at the helm was hard to pin down. Comment.

Saturday, April 27, 2013

Fresh Meadows

Pols push MTA to spend surplus on Queens lines

A $40 million MTA budget surplus has leaders from northeast Queens calling to expand service and undo drastic cuts made in 2010. Comments (2).

Friday, April 26, 2013

Far Rockaway

DeBlasio slams shuttle bus cuts as MTA plans Hamptons express

City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio has appealed to the MTA to rescind its decision to curtail A train shuttle bus service in the Rockaways while operating nonstop trains to serve Manhattanites traveling to the Hamptons. Comment.

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Astoria

Subway train strikes, kills Transit Authority worker

The MTA was investigating the death of a signal maintainer, who the agency said was working on the system when he was struck by a northbound E train entering the 46th Street station in Astoria early Wednesday morning. Comment.

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Astoria

E train kills MTA worker in Astoria

An MTA worker died on the job early Wednesday morning when he was struck by an E train entering the 46th Street station in Astoria. Comment.

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