Archive for November, 2014

Critical Switch Work Suspends Service

Riders of the , & make note that service will be suspended for two weeks in Southern Brooklyn due to critical switch work. Here are the full details: MTA NYC Transit will be performing a major switch renewal and maintenance related work on the BQF lines in Brooklyn. For two consecutive weeks beginning 11:00 p.m. […]

MTA Announces Limited Fare/Toll Proposals

Just a short time ago, the MTA announced limited fare & toll proposals. Here are the details: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today unveiled proposals to increase fares and tolls by 4% over the next two years. Despite rising operational costs, the MTA’s continued budget discipline and increased ridership allow the MTA to limit fare […]

Cops Seek Subway Pusher

The biggest fear (if not, it should be!) of any NYC Subway rider is to get pushed onto the tracks in the path of an oncoming train. Many times the outcome is predictably fatal. Unfortunately this was the case yesterday morning when an unidentified black male pushed 61 year old Wai Kuen Kwok onto the […]

2014 Customer Satisfaction Survey Results

This past Friday, the MTA released the results of its 2014 Customer Satisfaction Survey. Here are the details: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today released results of its annual customer satisfaction surveys showing a continuation of a gradual increase in satisfaction with the New York City Subway that has been underway since 2010, when the […]

FASTRACK Returns To Broadway Lines

FASTRACK will once again be returning to the & in Manhattan. Here are the details: On Monday, November 17, MTA New York City Transit’s FASTRACK program returns to Manhattan stations along the NQR lines. For four consecutive weeknights from Monday, November 17, to early Friday morning, November 21, NQR trains will not stop at stations […]