Transit Issues

Monday, Feb. 18, 2013


Hevesi seeks funds to curb train stink

In an effort to keep pollution-spewing garbage trucks off city streets, lawmakers have worked to shift waste transport onto rails. Comment.

Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013

Far Rockaway

Rockaways A train to resurrect in June

Normal A train service in the Rockaway Peninsula is expected to be restored in June, MTA President Thomas Prendergast said this week. Comments (10).

Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013


Delta prepares for Phase 2 of JFK expansion

With Delta set to open the doors on the first phase of its expansion to John F. Kennedy Airport’s Terminal 4 in May, the airline Tuesday announced the Port Authority had authorized a second, $175 million phase, which is scheduled for completion in 2015. Comments (1).

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Council tackles subway deaths

City Councilman James Vacca (D-Bronx) convened a public hearing last week to try to determine what can be done to reduce the number of people struck by subway trains, declaring “one death on our city’s subway tracks is one death too many.” Comment.

Friday, Feb. 15, 2013

Long Island City

Catsimatidis slams No. 7 shutdown

Republican mayoral hopeful John Catsimatidis visited Queens Plaza last week to demand the MTA halt work on the No. 7 train for the weekends of the Lunar New Year. Comment.

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