Archive for August, 2012

Service Diversions 08-27-12

I have just updated the Service Diversions by removing all of the work that wrapped up as of 5:01 AM. 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 […]

Service Diversions 08-23-12

You can get an early jump on your weekend travel plans as I have just updated the Service Diversions for this weekend, next week & beyond in some cases. Follow me on Twitter by looking up @TransitBlogger or clicking the button in the sidebar as I am using it a lot more! Check the diversions […]

MTA Expanded Statement On Payroll Tax

Just a few minutes ago, the MTA released an expanded statement on yesterday’s ruling by State Supreme Court Judge Bruce Cozzens that the MTA Payroll Tax was unconstitutional. Here is what they had to say: The MTA strongly believes that yesterday’s ruling from Nassau Supreme Court is erroneous. We will vigorously appeal it and we […]

S.I. SBS Riders To Get Extra Free Transfer

This past May, MTA NYC Transit announced that its popular Select Bus Service would be making its Staten Island debut in September on the S79. To make the service even more useful for riders, the agency has announced that riders will get an extra free transfer. Ken Paulsen of the Staten Island Advance has more: […]

Judge Finds MTA PayrollTax Unconstitutional

Once again the MTA Payroll Tax is in the news as State Supreme Court Judge Bruce Cozzens found the tax to be unconstitutional. This was a ruling that many counties such as Nassau, Suffolk & Westchester were hoping for when they joined forces along with other towns to file a lawsuit questioning the constitutional grounds […]