Transit Issues

Monday, Sept. 16, 2013

Woodside

Take 15-minute ride to LaGuardia Airport on Q70

The time spent en route to LaGuardia Airport from Woodside keeps shrinking, and the new Q70 Select Bus has just sliced off more minutes. Comments (1).

Friday, Sept. 13, 2013

Bayside

Bayside stands behind bill for FAA noise study

What started as a small group of Bayside activists who had heard enough of the rising airplane noise over their homes has since exploded into a boroughwide effort against the Federal Aviation Administration, and their efforts were further validated when Community Board 11 voted to stand behind them. Comments (2).
Jamaica

Port Authority plans AirTrain shutdowns

The Port Authority is planning to shut down the AirTrain at various times through this month and into October in order to make key infrastructure improvements to the decade-old link between downtown Jamaica, Howard Beach and Kennedy Airport. Comment.
Ozone Park

El upgrades to be done soon at Ozone Pk. stop

Design plans to upgrade the Ozone Park-Lefferts Boulevard train station are about 95 percent complete, representatives from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority said this week. Comment.

Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013

Flushing

LIRR eyes eminent domain to renovate Flushing station

The Long Island Rail Road is moving forward with improvements to its downtown Flushing station, which includes plans to quietly seize private property through eminent domain. Comments (8).

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