Transit Issues

Monday, June 24, 2013

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Tip of the week

Saturday, June 22, 2013

Transit

Federal investigators looking into cause of LIRR derailment

Federal transportation regulators will head up an investigation into what caused a Long Island Rail Road train to derail outside Penn Station Monday evening, resulting in hectic commutes for straphangers the following day. Comments (1).

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Bayside

Bayside activists ask for FAA roundtable

The Bayside-based group established to fight the Federal Aviation Administration over flight noise in northeast Queens has been working with the agency to draft a binding document with hopes of creating an aviation roundtable, its leaders said. Comments (1).
Long Island City

CitiBike may come to LIC to offset G closing

The MTA is in talks with the city’s Department of Transportation about expanding the CitiBike program to areas that will be affected by upcoming closures of the G train, including Long Island City and Greenpoint in Brooklyn. Comment.

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Jamaica

MTA says LIRR delays to extend into Tuesday evening rush hour

Straphangers can expect cancellations and delays during the Tuesday evening rush hour as crews repair damages left behind after a Long Island Rail Road train derailed under the East River Monday night, according to the MTA. Comments (3).
Transit

Limited evening service on N, Q and R trains this week

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority begin four consecutive nights of maintenance Monday on N, Q and R subway lines. Comment.

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