Archive for May, 2012

No Bronx 4 Service For 2 Weekends In June

Just a few minutes ago, MTA NYC Transit announced that service on the will be suspended between 161st Street and Woodlawn for 2 weekends in June. Here is more via press release: MTA New York City Transit announces that there will be no 4 service between Woodlawn and 161st Street-Yankee Stadium between the hours of […]

3rd Queens Tunnel Done For East Side Access

In Long Island Rail Road East Side Access Project news, the MTA just announced it has completed the 3rd Queens tunnel ahead of schedule. More via press release: Last night, crews working on the MTA’s East Side Access project brought a 642-ton tunnel boring machine to a halt underneath Sunnyside Yard in Queens seven weeks […]

Service Diversions 05-29-12

I have just updated the Service Diversions by removing all of the work that wrapped up earlier this morning. The latest work for the week is front & center. As always if I see anything interesting or noteworthy, I will tweet about it so follow @TransitBlogger which you can easily do by clicking the button […]

Service Diversions 05-27-12

I sincerely apologize for not having these up sooner! The Service Diversions have been updated with the light scheduled of holiday weekend work. Since it is a 4 day weekend, some work is extended until Tuesday at 5AM. So with that in mind, the next update will be at 5:01 Tuesday morning. As always if […]

Subway Elevator & Escalator Reliability Improves

In what can be seen as positive news, MTA NYC Transit has announced that NYC Subway elevator & escalator reliability has improved. Here is the lowdown: Aggressive efforts over the past year are starting to pay off as MTA New York City Transit elevators and escalators have become increasingly more reliable. Elevator reliability is at […]