Archive for September, 2009

Intercoms To Be Apart Of Future Station Rehabs

Later today, the MTA Board is expected to approve a funding request for a communications project that will help riders reach transit personnel in case of an emergency. The communications project calls for intercoms to be installed on subway platforms. The first set of stations to have these intercoms installed will be 5 along the […]

Workers Should Keep Their Raises

Last month, one of the major topics in the world of local transportation, was the battle between the MTA & TWU. The latest round in the long standing feud focused on the MTA’s desire to have the 11% raises awarded to TWU Local 100 members, by an arbitration panel, overturned. A few days ago, two […]

Service Diversions 09-18

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 […]

Signal Work To Affect 6 LIRR Branches In October

During the weekend of October 24th & 25th, service on 6 LIRR branches will be affected by work on the Valley Interlocking Signal Cutover Project. Here are the complete details courtesy of a press release sent to me by the LIRR: Train service on five MTA Long Island Rail Road South Shore branches will be […]

Work In Bay Shore Affects Montauk Branch

During the weekend of October 17th & 18th, service on the Montauk Branch will be affected by National Grid Soil Remediation work in Bay Shore. Here are the complete details courtesy of a press release sent to me by the Long Island Rail Road: MTA Long Island Rail Road train service between Babylon and Speonk […]