Transit Issues

Monday, Nov. 12, 2012


Tip of the week

Rockaway Beach

A train will end in Howard Beach till further notice: MTA

Howard Beach will be the end of the line on the A-train for months during the MTA’s restoration from Hurricane Sandy’s mighty blow. Comment.

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Friday, Nov. 9, 2012


Pressure FAA to change planned LGA flight paths

Recently, I attended a news conference where state legislators expressed their opposition to the new flight patterns the Federal Aviation Administration has unleashed upon the citizens of northeast Queens. Low-flying, high-decibel, ear-piercing jets climbing over once-tranquil streets are not new to Queens, but such offensive patterns have been brief and temporary. Comment.

Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012


Queens is hit hard by shortage of gas

Fuel-starved Queens residents hoarded gasoline this week, exacerbating the city’s petroleum shortage and ensuring long lines continued at the pump. Comment.

Thousands line up in Jamaica for free fuel at Queens Armory

Leon Richardson, of Jamaica, was only one example of what so many others throughout the city endured over the weekend after he waited in line for eight hours to fill up his gas tank in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Comment.

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