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Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017

Transit

Stringer: Poor bus service sparks transit crisis

A new report from City Comptroller Scott Stringer claims not only are the subways in bad shape, but the bus system is also one of the slowest in the country and has lost over 100 million passenger trips in the past eight years. Comments (1)
Letters

Is the LIRR dissing Little Neck riders?

This photo of me, a longtime Long Island Rail Road rider, reveals that something is still missing one year later from installation of a new replacement pedestrian overpass bridge at the Little Neck LIRR Station in November 2016. Comments (2)

Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017

Transit

MTA appoints new head of NYC Transit

The MTA pulled talent from Canada in the appointment of Andy Byford as the new president of New York City Transit. Comments (1)

Friday, Dec. 1, 2017

Rockaway Beach

NYC Ferry vessels show some wear and tear in recent weeks

The city will bring in a team of experts and inspectors to examine flaws that have appeared on nearly a third of the vessels in its NYC Ferry fleet that has been in operation for less than a year after a $325 million investment. Comments (1)

Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017

Flushing

Sweep takes unsafe charter buses off road

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced an initiative on the part of DOT, DMV and the state police that has cracked down on charter buses, taking many unsafe vehicles and under-qualified operators off the road since September. Comments (1)

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