Archive for September, 2009

TWU Members Protest MTA Headquarters

Yesterday, the TWU fought back against the MTA’s attempts to backtrack their way out of 11% raises awarded by an arbitration panel. Their method of choice was a protest in & around the MTA Headquarters in midtown. Shari Logan & Tom Namako of the New York Post have more in this brief report: About 2,500 […]

Seneca Ave Station Falsely Labeled The Worst

I was in my kitchen the other night & had the Fox 5 news on while I was in the kitchen. I was cleaning up when a subway story caught my attention. The story was about how the Seneca Avenue station on the M was the dirtiest station in disrepair according to a MTA survey. […]

Elderly Woman Hit By Q65 Bus

I was browsing the New York Daily News website & noticed I miss out on a story regarding an unfortunate accident in Queens. As expected when one hears or reads accident in Queens, they probably think it happened on Queens Blvd. If so, your instincts were spot on as a 65 year old elderly woman […]

Service Diversions 09-24

I updated the service diversions page with the latest information for the weekend & upcoming week (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 & wonderful time as you […]

MTA Workers Protest Over Raises

The latest shot in the raise battle between the MTA & Transport Workers Union Local 100 was fired earlier today when hundreds of union members protested in the streets of midtown. Pete Donohue of the New York Daily News has more in this report: In a scene reminiscent of the tumultuous days leading to the […]