Transit Issues

Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013

South Ozone Park

Racino train station now open full-time

Trains were already rolling through Tuesday when the Resorts World Casino in South Ozone Park hosted a grand opening of the Aqueduct Racetrack train station. Comment.
Astoria

DOT plans to bring Citi Bikes into western Queens

The city Department of Transportation is including Long Island City, Astoria and Sunnyside in its multi-phase, CitiBike expansion plan after state Sen. Michael Gianaris (D-Astoria), City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer (D-Sunnyside) and other community leaders pushed for the bikes to be brought to Queens. Comments (1).
Bayside

Boro wants noise monitors

A group of Bayside activists celebrated a small victory this week in an ongoing fight against airplane noise plaguing their northeast Queens communities, showing they had the ears of their federal elected officials. Comment.

Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013

Transit

Fastrack makes boro return on E, M, R

Fastrack, the MTA’s overnight maintenance service, is back in Queens this week, involving the E, M and R subway lines. Comment.

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