Archive for December, 2007

No, It Can’t Be!

Two G trains by the Smith-9th Streets station; Resized photo courtesy of Eye On Transit Every time I look at the results & tell myself that it can’t be! How did the not earn a F for an overall grade in the 2007 Rider Report Cards. While the line did fail as it earned a […]

Straphangers Say The E Is Far From Excellent!

  E train layup at the Kew Gardens-Union Tpke. station; Resized photo courtesy of Eye On Transit Most of the NYC Subway lines earned a barely passing grade in the “2007 Rider Report Cards”. Unfortunately for the E train, it failed to earn a spot in that category. The straphangers have clearly spoken & their […]

City Officials Continue To Insult The MTA

Last Thursday, outgoing deputy mayor Daniel Doctoroff announced that the city would be willing to pay for half of the costs to build the much talked about Hell’s Kitchen stop at 41st St. & 10th Ave. The most pathetic part of this announcement is the fact that the original plan called for the city to […]

Fulton Transit Center Facing Major Financial Issues

The Fulton Transit Center which is known as the centerpiece for Lower Manhattan’s revival from 9/11 continues to face major financial issues. During a MTA meeting, board member Nancy Shevell said the agency would require serious “soul searching” if it wanted to keep the estimated $888 million dollar work tab from expanding out of control. […]

Ulterior Motives?

While the proposed service improvements should improve service for many riders, one has to ask why the delay in implementing the possible changes? Well it seems the answer lies with Mayor Bloomberg as he is made out to be the culprit behind the delay of the possible service improvements. Patrick Arden of Metro wrote this […]