Archive for January, 2011

Man Killed By L Train In Brooklyn

You know the adage that some people never learn. Once again it has rang true & unfortunately this time it resulted in death. An unidentified man was killed by a Brooklyn-bound train at the Halsey Street station. Frank Rosario of the New York Post has more in this brief report: A man was killed by […]

MTA Releases Their 2011 Agenda

This is a post I meant to write on Friday but I went out to party with 2 of my best friends so I had no time. Anyhow….. Friday’s are usually a day where you have to pay extra attention to the news as stories seem to slip through the cracks & do not generate […]

DiNapoli Takes Issue With Bus Maintenance Costs

A new year has barely begun & New York State ComptrollerThomas DiNapoli is already issuing scathing reports against the MTA. His latest issue revolves around bus inspections & the costs of maintenance being too expensive. He claims that nearly all of the agency’s hybrid buses have not been properly inspected. Also he claims that 62% […]

Service Diversions 01-28-11

I have just updated the Service Diversions page with the latest planned work for the weekend, next week, & beyond in some cases. As always, I suggest you print out a copy before heading out to your destination. If you have an internet ready handheld device, I suggest using it to access the Transit Blogger […]

LIRR PM Rush Hour Info

MTA Long Island Rail Road plans to operate a reduced weekday PM Rush Hour schedule as a result of weather-related issues from the severe winter storm. Of the 126 trains normally operated during the PM rush, approximately 18 eastbound PM rush trains will be canceled and, as a result, some trains could be more crowded. […]