Archive for October, 2008

NY Times Looks Into The Tenure Of Elliot Sander

MTA Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer Elliot G. Sander; Photo courtesy of Mount Vernon Inquirer William Neuman of the New York Times has written many transit related pieces which I thought were well done. He once again does what is expected & has penned a nice piece looking into what has been quite a […]

Doctors Made It Easy For Retired LIRR Employees To Claim Disability

The investigations into possible disability benefits fraud by career LIRR employees continues on to this very day. The New York Times which broke the original story continues to keep track as events unfold. The latest piece was written by Walt Bogdanich (with contributed reporting by Nicholas Phillips, Duff Wilson, & Andrew W. Lehren) & looks […]

NYC Transit To Distribute Rider Report Cards On The M

Once again I apologize for not getting this press release up sooner. Yesterday afternoon, MTA’s New York City Transit issued a press release to announce the distribution of the 2008 Rider Report Cards on the . Here are the complete details: In our continuing effort to solicit feedback from our customers, MTA New York City […]

Buses To Replace Midday Montauk Branch Trains

Let me first apologize for not posting this press release sooner. The LIRR sent out a press release yesterday to announce that buses would replace midday Montauk Branch trains. The replacement is in place so they can use the Sperry Rail Car to conduct special rail tests. Here are the complete details: The MTA Long […]

Smith-9th Street Rehab Pushed Back & Will Cost More!

Coney Island/Stillwell Ave. bound F train entering the Smith-9th Sts. station on the & . Resized photo courtesy of Eye On Transit. This Sunday will be a year to the day that I wrote about the MTA’s plans to close the Smith-9th Street station/terminal on the & . The closure was apart of the planned […]