Archive for September, 2010

MTA Decision Cost Taxpayers Nearly $3 Million

The MTA’s well known slogan is “If You See Something, Say Something” & it is one that their Inspector General Barry Kluger continues to live by. His latest scathing report focuses on how the MTA’s decision during an arbitration process cost taxpayers nearly $3 million. Tom Namako of the New York Post has more: Top […]

Service Diversions 09-18-10

I just updated the “Service Diversions” page with the latest diversions for this weekend, next week, & beyond in some cases. The next update will be sometime after 5:01 AM Monday when all of the weekend diversions are removed & the ones for the week move up the list. Also for riders in Northern Manhattan […]

$47M #1 Train Line Construction Project Begins

In the middle of July, I wrote an entry about the MTA’s announcement of a major renovation project on the 1 line that would affect 5 stations & last until 2012. Flash forward to today as work on that project has officially begun. A couple of days ago, MTA NYC Transit issued an updated press […]

NYC Transit Announces Changes To M3 & M100

Late Thursday afternoon, MTA NYC Transit announced changes to the M3 & M100 bus routes in Washington Heights due to changes implemented by the NYC Department of Transportation (NYCDOT). Here are the complete details courtesy of the press release I received: MTA New York City Transit announced changes to the M3 and M100 routes which […]

New LIRR Timetables Begin Today

Long Island Rail Road riders please be reminded that new timetables begin today. A few days ago the agency sent out a press release with more information on the new timetables which include the 2nd phase of service cuts: New LIRR timetables in effect September 13, 2010 will contain schedule adjustments for some trains as […]