Archive for May, 2009

Elliot Sander New York Times Editorial

Recently resigned MTA CEO/Executive Director Elliot Sander took the time to write a powerful & honestly refreshing editorial about the MTA & the need for it to have full support from our elected leaders. Here is a sample of his editorial which will appear in tomorrow’s print edition: NEW YORK’S straphangers breathed a collective sigh […]

Many TWU Members Ineligible To Vote

Back in February, I touched on how TWU Local 100 President Roger Toussaint was not running for re-election due to being appointed director of strategic planning for the international union which is the parent company of Local 100. In the meantime, the race to be his successor has been hotly contested. However the outcome will […]

MTA Introduces Trip Planner Voice

This past Friday, the MTA announced the introduction of a new feature to their popular Trip Planner system. The new feature is called “Trip Planner Voice“. To celebrate the new addition, the agency issued a press release via e-mail with more information: MTA New York City Transit now offers a new dimension to the Trip […]

Updated MetroCard Grace Periods

Last month, I shared a press release from the MTA which discussed MetroCard grace periods. However with the changes made due to the financial package passed by Albany, the grace periods have changed. Here are the complete details courtesy of a just released press release: Customers who purchase a 1-Day Fun Pass, 7-Day, 14-Day or […]

Service Diversions 05-29

I have just updated the service diversions page with the latest scheduled diversions for the weekend & upcoming week (and beyond in some cases). Don’t forget to check in for any changes to the page. I also suggest printing out a copy of the page to use while riding the system. Have a safe & […]