Transit Issues

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Bayside

Boro’s Quiet Skies gains momentum in FAA fight

The group of Bayside activists hoping to silence the growing nuisance of airliner noise in their backyards has come a long way in a short time since its formation late last year. Comments (3).

Sunday, May 12, 2013

Broad Channel

Subway delays still persist months after Sandy

MTA delay alerts on subways rose 29 percent in January through March in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy compared with the same period of 2012, the Straphangers Campaign reported. Comments (1).
Letters

Rockaway line would reduce bus crowding

The A train has been out of service since Superstorm Sandy devastated many areas of Rockaway. So I have been taking the Q52 bus to get home, at Arverne By the Sea. Comments (1).

Saturday, May 11, 2013

Oakland Gardens

MTA should restore Q75 route: Weprin

After hearing news of an unexpected $40 million surplus for the MTA, one northeast Queens lawmaker proposed the agency bring back a vital bus route in his district after cutting it in 2010. Comments (2).

Monday, May 6, 2013

Transit

Subway system still struggling after Sandy

The Straphangers Campaign reports the subway system has yet to recover from the pounding of Hurricane Sandy. Comment.

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