Archive for March, 2018

LIRR Extends Ticket Refund Period

In the midst of the 4th Nor’easter in 3 weeks for local residents, a little known transit story did not get much attention. The full MTA board voted to approve a plan that the LIRR Committee had greenlighted on Monday which would extend the refund period for unused tickets. Alfonso A. Castillo of Newsday has […]

Man Hit By Train In Lower East Side

The subway tunnels continue to be a place of misfortune as a man was hit by a Queens-bound in the Lower East Side. Aliza Chasan of Pix 11 has more: A 31-year-old man was struck by a northbound F train on Wednesday afternoon, police said. He was hit in a tunnel near East Broadway and […]

Gov. Candidate Cynthia Nixon Slams Cuomo

Sex & The City star Cynthia Nixon just announced she was running for (aka wasting her time) Governor of New York. One of her biggest platforms versus incumbent Andrew Cuomo is his lack of success in getting the MTA up to the standard that they should be. So one can only begin to laugh that […]

MTA Worker Falls To His Death

Never does a time exist where it is easy to report sad news. Unfortunately a young MTA worker fell to his death this morning in a subway tunnel near the 125th Street stop on the . Here is more via the New York Daily News: A hulking MTA track worker fell to his death on […]

MTA Launches Bus Dashboard

In a continued effort to better reach customers, earlier today the MTA announced a new bus dashboard showcasing rider focused metrics. Here is more information about the dashboard via the press release I received: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today launched a new online dashboard detailing customer-focused performance metrics for bus routes as part of […]