Transit Issues

Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013


MSG must leave home atop Penn in 10 years

Madison Square Garden’s days above Penn Station, through which thousands of Queens commuters pass daily, are now numbered and community activists hope it means a new start toward an elegant rail station named for Daniel Patrick Moynihan. Comment

Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013


Study says MetroCards will cost $168 in 10 yrs.

If the MTA keeps raising transit fares every two years, a monthly unlimited MetroCard could cost $168 in 10 years, the Straphangers Campaign said, criticizing the transit agency for what it called “constant fare hikes that overburden riders.” Comment
On Point

Speed cameras feed Gotham’s revenue addiction

It was not long ago when red light cameras were introduced as a life-saving program that would get reckless drivers off the road. We were told they were being installed for safety and not for revenue. Comments (20)

Friday, Aug. 2, 2013


Sunnysiders blast East Side Access noise

Residents of Sunnyside rallied last week in protest against what they said was deafening noise day and night from construction on the East Side Access project. Comment

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Rockaway Park

Extra Rockaway Ferry stops to offset R train suspension

Starting Monday, Rockaway ferry service will make an additional stop in Brooklyn due to suspended R train service. Comment

Tuesday, July 30, 2013


Fares to increase by 50% in 10 years: Straphangers

The Straphangers Campaign said Tuesday that subway and bus fares would go up by 50 percent over the next 10 years if the MTA keeps raising fares by 8.4 percent every two years. Comments (2)

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