Archive for January, 2012

MTA Prepares For Winter Storm

Just a few minutes ago, the MTA sent out word on their preparation for the first winter storm of the season: The MTA is preparing for this weekend’s anticipated snow storm, forecast to bring up to six inches of snow to parts of the metropolitan area. Personnel are being deployed, snow-fighting equipment is being prepared […]

Service Diversions 01-20-12

I have just received breaking news from MTA NYC Transit. All scheduled diversions for this weekend are cancelled except for the ones on the . Here is a list of the diversions that remain in effect: At all times until summer 2012, 1 trains bypass the downtown platform at Dyckman Street due to station rehabilitation. […]

Service Diversions 01-19-12

I have just updated the Service Diversions with the latest planned work for the upcoming weekend, next week & beyond in some cases. 7 line riders, please remember that this Saturday marks the beginning of 11 consecutive weekends with no service between Manhattan & Queens due to continuing upgrade & modernization of the line & […]

Service Diversions 01-16-12

I have just updated the Service Diversions by removing the weekend work that just wrapped up a minute ago. A reminder that today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day so click on the following entries for service plan information: Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) Metro-North Railroad NYC Transit If I see or hear of anything […]

MTA Completes Initial FASTRACK

MTA workers doing work as a part of the initial FASTRACK. This past Friday morning, the MTA officially completed its initial run of the FASTRACK program. The program features complete shutdowns of line segments 24×7 for a period of time to perform much needed work. Work which would normally take a few months to complete […]