Transit Issues

Friday, Nov. 4, 2011

Discount buses, such as those piloted by Queens drivers in two recent accidents, are seven times more likely to be involved a fatal smashup than regular buses, a federal agency reported this week. Comment

Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011

Eleven people have been released on bail in what federal prosecutors contend was a monumental fraud scheme by Long Island Rail Road employees falsely claiming disabilities in order to augment their pensions. Comments (5)

Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011

U.S. Rep. John Mica (R-Fla.) has assured U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-Astoria) that federal money for the Second Avenue subway will continue through the first phase of the project. Comment

Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011

The morning commute in Astoria turned into a mad scramble for hundreds of people Tuesday morning after transit officials say a Q train hit the bumper at the Ditmars Station of the N/Q line. Comment

Friday, Oct. 28, 2011

Part of the center lane of the Throgs Neck Bridge will be closed on around the clock starting at 10 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 4, to permit roadwork. Comments (1)


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