Archive for January, 2012

MTA Releases First Ever Late Night Service Map

The NYC Subway system is arguably the best transit system in the world in terms of availability to its riders. However it can also be said that it is the most confusing especially in terms of when & where some lines run if at all. This is especially true during the late night aka overnight […]

Service Diversions 01-28-12

I apologize for not updating the Service Diversions page sooner. Anyhow it is now updated with the latest planned work for the weekend, next week & beyond in some cases. 7 line riders, please remember that you are faced with another weekend of no service between Manhattan & Queens due to continuing upgrade & modernization […]

MTA Bus Time Coming To The Bronx

MTA Bus Time has been getting a lot of mention lately. The most recent focused on the launch of the bus location technology on all routes in Staten Island. Earlier today, MTA NYC Transit announced that the next borough to be setup with the technology will be the Bronx. More via the official press release: […]

MTA Rejects Free Shuttle Bus Plan

This past weekend was the first of 11 consecutive weekends where line riders were without service between Manhattan & Queens due to multiple projects ongoing. Part of the alternate travel plans for riders included a free shuttle bus offering riders a connection to other subway lines heading into Manhattan. However one of the major issues […]

MTA & TWU Still Far Apart On New Contract

As I noted a week ago, it came as no surprise to see the contract between the MTA & TWU Local 100 expire without a new deal in place. I also opined how for the sake of everybody, I hoped a deal would be reached as soon as possible. However that seems to be wishful […]