Archive for July, 2010

Service Diversions 07-31-10

Sorry for not posting this sooner but, I just updated the “Service Diversions” page by removing all of the scheduled work that wrapped up by 11:59 PM last night. The weekend diversions which I posted on Thursday have now moved to the top followed by the subsequent work during the week. Don’t forget to read […]

Service Diversions 07-29-10

I have just updated the “Service Diversions” page with the latest weekend diversions. The remaining diversions scheduled to end by 11:59 PM Friday are still listed. The next update will be sometime after 12:01 AM Saturday when those diversions are officially over. Don’t forget to read this entry if you plan on using any service […]

Track Work Affects Babylon & Montauk Service

Earlier this afternoon, the MTA Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) announced that track work would affect overnight service on the Babylon & Montauk lines this weekend. Here are the complete details courtesy of the press release I received: Several trains canceled; customers on other trains A track work program in the Amityville area will affect […]

MTA Unveils 2011-2014 Financial Plan

Over the last couple of days, more stories have come out about the potential costs of the MetroCards & other aspects of the upcoming fare hike. I decided to not write about them since the MTA Board was meeting today & we would finally get more specific details from the horse’s mouth. Let me first […]

City Wants Dollar Vans To Replace Cut Bus Lines

In what is sure to raise the ire of many, New York City officials are looking towards dollar vans to replace bus lines recently eliminated by the MTA due to its financial crisis. Gary Buiso of The Brooklyn Paper has more in this report: The city wants dollar vans to fill a huge gap in […]