Archive for November, 2011

Metro-North Port Jervis Line Service Resumes

Yesterday was a welcome day for the thousands who depend on the Metro-North’s Port Jervis line. Just a few months after major damage from Hurricane Irene knocked out service on portions of the line, full service has been restored. Elaina Athans of YNN has more: “It’s a great way to start into the holiday season,” […]

A Fascinating 3 Part Series On MTA Bus Planning

I was browsing for transit related news when I happened to stumble on a fascinating 3 part look into MTA bus route planning which was written by former Director of MTA/NYC Transit Bus Planning (1981) Allan Rosen. The first part takes a look at the back story of the 1978 bus route changes in Southwest […]

Service Diversions 11-28-11

I have just updated the Service Diversions by removing all of the weekend work that wrapped up 25 minutes ago. All of this week’s work & beyond in some cases is now front & center. If I see or hear anything of importance, I will update it on Twitter so follow @TransitBlogger or click the […]

Happy Thanksgiving

I would like to take this time to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving! xoxo Transit Blogger

Service Diversions 11-23-11

I have just updated the Service Diversions page with the latest planned work for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, next week & beyond in some cases. Don’t forget to check out the following threads for important holiday service plan info for the respective parts of MTA service: NYC Transit Long Island Rail Road Metro-North Railroad Staten […]