Archive for December, 2013

Buses To Replace 4 Long Beach Trains

Buses will replace 4 trains on the Long Beach branch tomorrow due to track work. Here are the complete details: Bus service will replace four early morning trains on the Long Beach Branch this Saturday, December 14 as the Long Island Rail Road carries out track work on the Wreck Lead Bridge between Island Park […]

Service Diversions 12-12-13

Get a head start on your weekend plans as I have just updated the Service Diversions. Make sure to follow @TransitBlogger on Twitter by clicking the button in the sidebar as I am using it more often. Also if you are into indie music make sure to follow @IndMusicReview & @SurgeFM! Have a safe & […]

Bus Driver Sues MTA

54 year old bus driver Alberto Rosario was falsely accused of roughing up a man. Even though charges were never filed, MTA bosses tried to have the driver fired anyhow. Here is more in the brief report by Josh Saul of the New York Post: A city bus driver is suing the MTA for trying […]

Rant Leads To Arrests

Any veteran rider of the NYC Subway has come across the occasional idiot ranting on about all sorts of topics. Unfortunately riders on a Brooklyn-bound train not only had to deal with such a person but the melee they caused which led to arrests. Here is more via CBS2 New York: Five people were arrested, […]

Metro North Announces Safety Improvements

Late Sunday evening, the MTA Metro-North Railroad announced immediate safety improvements to critical locations. Here is more via the press release sent out: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced that MTA Metro-North Railroad is making immediate improvements to reinforce safety at critical curves and movable bridges along the railroad’s right-of-way. These improvements were directed […]