Transit Issues

Monday, March 17, 2014

Transit

Public transit made up 11 billion trips in 2013: Study

It was 1956 and Los Angles was shutting down its famous Pacific Electric Red Cars rail system while Kansas City sold its street cars to a Belgian company. Comments (1).
Flushing

MTA to move buses away from Flushing church

A historic church in downtown Flushing received some relief last week from heavy bus traffic that has burdened it for years. Comment.

Sunday, March 16, 2014

Astoria

Constantinides tackles potholes with new bill

A city councilman believes the city’s war on potholes can be waged more efficiently. Comment.

Friday, March 14, 2014

Astoria

Brief shutdowns of RFK Bridge ramps planned for repairs

The MTA Bridges and Tunnels agency will carry out multiple shutdowns of the Robert F. Kennedy bridge ramp leading from Manhattan to Queens Thursday, March 20, through Friday, April 4. Comment.

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Long Island City

More than half of city’s worst roads located in Queens: Report

Queens is the location of five of the nine worst maintained roads in New York City, according to the Center for an Urban Future, a city planning agency. Comments (2).

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