Transit Issues

Tuesday, May 6, 2014


Port Authority needs big changes: Schumer

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) has called for major reforms in the Port Authority and restoration of the agency’s original mission. Comments (1)

Friday, May 2, 2014


F train derails near Woodside’s 65th Street station

Shortly before 10:45 a.m. Friday, a Brooklyn-bound express F train derailed near the 65th Street subway station in Queens, an MTA spokeswoman said. Comment

MTA chairman fires Long Island Rail Road president

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has fired Helena Williams, president of the Long Island Rail Road, as the railroad negotiates with the possibility of a strike this summer. Comment

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Jackson Heights

Updated: No. 7 to run in some neighborhoods this weekend

The No. 7 subway line will be in service for customers in Sunnyside, Woodside, Elmhurst and Jackson Heights this weekend after the MTA decided to postpone track work until the end of May. Comment

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Long Island City

Weekend Q103 service to be offered in summer

The Q103 bus that connects Long Island City with Astoria will expand its service to include weekends this summer. Comments (1)

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