Archive for January, 2017

Service Diversions 01-26-17

I have just updated the Service Diversions for the upcoming weekend through the end of next week. Make sure to follow @TransitBlogger on Twitter as I am using it more often. Also if you are into indie music make sure to follow @IndMusicReview & @SurgeFM! xoxo Transit Blogger

MTA Approves Lowest Fare Hikes Since 2009

Just a short time ago, the MTA Board wrapped up their meeting. The biggest highlight from it was the approval of the lowest fare & toll increases since 2009 which include keeping the $2.75 base fare flat. Here are more details via the press release I just received: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Board today […]

LIRR & Metro-North Break Ridership Records

A short time ago, the MTA hype machine was out in full force by sending out a presser about both the Long Island Rail Road & Metro-North Railroad breaking ridership records. Here are the details from the said presser: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced that Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Railroads are […]

MTA Announces 1st Q 2017 FASTRACK Schedule

MTA NYC Transit has just announced the FASTRACK schedule for the 1st Q of 2017. Here are the details: MTA New York City Transit’s FASTRACK program returns with the first FASTRACK of the year along the 4, 5, 6 lines between Midtown Manhattan and Downtown Brooklyn for two weeks. For four consecutive weeknights from Monday, […]

MTA To Open New SI Railway Station

Tomorrow, the MTA will be opening the first station ever built by the agency since the former private railroad was incorporated in 1971. Here are more details on the opening of the Arthur Kill Station: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced the upcoming opening of the new Arthur Kill station, the first new Staten […]