Transit Issues

Friday, Feb. 14, 2014

Glendale

Testing for new engine starts in Glendale fleet

State Assemblyman Andrew Hevesi (D-Forest Hills) has taken the Little Engine that Could’s approach to the 11 freight locomotives stationed in Glendale, striving to secure funding to green the engines bit by bit. Comment.
Jackson Heights

Town hall aims to eradicate reckless driving

Make Queens Safer hosted a town hall meeting Sunday evening to discuss a growing number of pedestrian deaths with elected officials, police and a representative from the city Department of Transportation. Comments (2).
Long Island City

LIC biz owners brace for No. 7 shutdowns

With just two weeks to go before the MTA begins suspending weekend service on the western portion of the No. 7 subway line for signal upgrades and tunnel repair, anxiety levels are rising among business owners in Long Island City. Comment.

Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014

Flushing

MTA will offer free shuttle during No. 7 line closures

Commuters in northeast Queens will be offered an alternative route by the MTA intended to soften the impact of upcoming track work that will shut down parts of the No. 7 train for nearly two dozen weekends in 2014. Comment.
Transit

Bus Time technology will inform boro commuters how long to wait

Bus Time is heading for Queens bus stops and its arrival is imminent. Comments (1).

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