Transit Issues

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Rego Park

Junction, Horace Harding need speed cameras: Peralta

After years of unsuccessful attempts to get a crossing guard at the intersection of Horace Harding Expressway and Junction Boulevard, community members are asking for speed cameras, state Sen. Jose Peralta (D-East Elmhurst) said this week. Comments (1).

Tuesday, April 2, 2013


City OKs Auburndale slow zone

Drivers in northeast Queens asked the city Department of Transportation to put the brakes on an impending slow zone in Auburndale. Comment.

Some J train service shutdown overnight for maintenance

It’s the Lower East Side’s turn for the MTA’s Fastrack all-night subway maintenance service, which began at 10 p.m. Monday night for four consecutive nights and will involve passengers traveling to Queens. Comment.

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Higher fare must equal better service

Now that the bus and subway fares have increased, will there be a corresponding increase in the quality of service for the riding public? Comment.

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Ozone Park

Lawmakers demand study of Rockaway LIRR revival

Queens lawmakers in support of reopening the derelict Rockaway Beach rail line fired off a letter to the head of the U.S. Department of Transportation last week requesting that Sandy relief money be used to fund a feasibility study. Comment.
East Elmhurst

LaGuardia Airport OKs $83M new parking garage

In the latest chapter of its ongoing expansion, LaGuardia Airport in East Elmhurst has approved an $82.9 million design and construction of a new parking garage. Comments (2).

Riders’ bladders are breaking Woodside elevator

An elevator at the Long Island Rail Road’s Woodside station has deteriorated after passengers have used to space to urinate, the MTA said. Comment.

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