Transit Issues

Wednesday, June 12, 2013


MTA must improve Rockaway bus service

I wish I did not have to write this letter, but the Metropolitan Transportation Authority monopoly failed the public trust once again. Comment

Tuesday, June 11, 2013


Buses in Rockaway too crowded

My name is Jerome D. Reyes and I have lived in the Rockaways for 10 years. I have three sons and a caring woman at home. It was never my intention to move to Rockaway, but after I saw the beach I fell in love with It. My son just turned 8 and the ocean and the beach is all he wants. Comment

Saturday, June 8, 2013

Rockaway Beach

A train comes back to Rockaways after 7 months

The A train between Howard Beach and the Rockaways is running again after Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc on the line and forced a seven-month suspension, but the section of the subway has a long way to go before transit officials believe it can be protected against future storm. Comment

The A Train Rocks Again

Seven months after Hurricane Sandy slammed into New York City and delivered the most crippling blow in the MTA’s history to the subway system, the A train resumed service between Howard Beach and the Rockaways last week. Comment

Friday, June 7, 2013


Whitestone Bridge lane closes for yearlong work

A yearlong lane closure began last weekend on the Whitestone Bridge as crews moved on to the next stage of the $109 million renovation project. Comments (7)

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Thursday, June 6, 2013


JetBlue flight lands at JFK after bird strike

KENNEDY AIRPORT — JetBlue Flight 1205, which took off from White Plains, N.Y., airport, made an unscheduled landing at Kennedy Airport Thursday morning shortly after it experienced a bird strike, according to the airline. Comment

Monday, June 3, 2013

Long Island City

Overnight subway repair to begin on E, F, M and R lines

The MTA returns to Queens starting Monday night for a four-night session of maintenance that will disrupt service on the E, F, M and R lines. Comment

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