Archive for November, 2007

Stay Tuned

I had a list of entries I had planned to write for the blog. I was able to write out most of them but I must get some rest before taking care of some business. Look for a few more entries later today including ones about the MTA’s attempt to deal with flooding along the […]

MTA Proposal Might Mean Cuts In Service & Loss Of Job Positionings

This morning the New York Times is running a story about a MTA savings proposal that will result in service cuts in bus service for a number of major holidays including Thanksgiving, Christmas, & New Year’s. The proposal also calls for the elimination of all elevator operator positions in 5 stations in Upper Manhattan. Here […]

Mets Express To Return Next Season

Sign at the Willets Point-Shea Stadium station; Resized photo courtesy of Eye On Transit Yesterday the MTA made an announcement that will have many New York Mets fans smiling from ear to ear. At the City Council Transportation Committee hearing, New York City Transit Senior Director of Operations Analysis Larry Gould had plenty to say […]

MTA Gives The Gift Of The “Nostalgia Train” This Holiday Season

The MTA is obviously in a giving mood this holiday season. Why do you ask? Well simply because they are giving straphangers, especially railfans like myself the gift of the”Nostalgia Train” as a gift this holiday season. The MTA will run the “Nostalgia Train” on the between the hours of 10 am & 5 pm […]

Friends Of Moynihan Station Unveil Principles

This past Wednesday the Friends Of Moynihan Station, a coalition which consist of citizens and civic leaders convened by Regional Plan Association unveiled their principles for the highly anticipated Moynihan Station. Here is a brief sample of the principles announced: * Put the Public Interest First: Give the public a strong voice in the planning […]