Archive for March, 2010

Fulton/Broadway-Nassau Look Ahead

If you ride any of the lines that stop at the Fulton Street/Broadway-Nassau complex, you would know that service to this station usually is under some sort of service diversion due to work on the Fulton Transit Center. Earlier this afternoon, MTA NYC Transit issued a press release with a look ahead to planned service […]

Union Officers Hold Spot Inspections

The war between the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) & Transport Workers Union Local 100 (TWU Local 100) has been going on for years. Yet another chapter was added to it this past Friday when angry union officers caused delays in bus service due to spot inspections. Pete Donohue of the New York Daily News has […]

Clerks Call In 400+ Emergencies A Day

With most of the focus on service cuts stemming from the current budget woes of the MTA, one of the other angles in the situation that needs some attention is the cutting of token booth clerks. The amount of clerks being cut will be up to approximately 500. As one would expect, the potential loss […]

MTA Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

Early this morning, the MTA officially announced the hiring of a new Chief Financial Officer to replace Gary Dellaverson who retired in December. Here is a brief press release sent out by the MTA: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced the appointment of Robert E. Foran as Chief Financial Officer. Foran is one of […]

Service Diversions 03-26-10

I have just updated the “Service Diversions” page with the latest information for the weekend & following week (beyond in some cases). Also for LIRR riders, do not forget about buses replacing all Long Beach trains between Long Beach & Valley Stream due to the continued construction of two new railroad bridges. Lastly I suggest […]