Transit Issues

Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012

Corona

Officials, QEDC celebrate opening of Corona Plaza

Pedestrian plazas have been the subject of contentious debate in neighborhoods throughout the borough, but Corona has embraced its new public space near the 103rd Street subway station. Comments (1).

Monday, Sept. 24, 2012

Ozone Park

Speed bump wreaks havoc in Ozone Park

A new speed bump put in on 93rd Street by Elizabeth Blackwell Junior High School in Ozone Park that was causing consternation in the community because it was not easily seen by drivers has finally earned its white stripes. Comment.

Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012

Astoria

CB 1 votes 25-7 against plaza on Newtown Avenue

While the visitors to Community Board 1 heard passionate arguments for and against a proposal to close part of Newtown Avenue near 30th Avenue and 33rd Street to create a plaza, the board voted overwhelmingly against the plan. Comment.

Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012

Glendale

Glendale irate over trash train expansion plan

A land deal approved by the Suffolk County Legislature expanding a railyard on Long Island will bring terrible repercussions for the people of Queens, elected officials, civic groups and residents of the borough said. Comment.
Transit

MTA ponders eliminating discount on MetroCards to pay for its budget

MTA Chairman Joseph Lhota, in relentless search for money for his cash-strapped agency, suggests it might be time to abolish the discount on pay-per-ride MetroCards. Comments (1).

Monday, Sept. 17, 2012

Transit

MTA chairman questions discounts on MetroCard fares

MTA Chairman Joseph Lhota now suggests it might be time to eliminate or reduce the discount on pay-per-ride MetroCards. Comments (1).

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