Archive for October, 2018

Amtrak Stalling MTA West Side Plan

The MTA has many major plans it would like to implement to its commuter railroad services. With the Long Island Railroad, it is East Side Access to provide service to Grand Central Station. For the Metro-North, it is the ability to send riders to Penn Station. While the LIRR project is rolling along, the Metro-North’s […]

MTA To Dismantle Cell Tower

Cell phone towers are always a hot button issue in residential neighborhoods as many do not want them near their homes in fear of future health issues based on history & studies from all over the world. So it came as no surprise when some in the Westchester County town of Tarrytown opposed the installation […]

MTA Announces Additional Subway Service

  train riders continue to talk about the impending shutdown that will wreck havoc on the commutes of many who depend on the line. However as we know, the work is critical & needs to be done to hopefully prevent issues in the future from major storms. Yesterday afternoon, MTA NYC Transit announced new details […]

Metro-North Unveils ‘Way Ahead’ Plan

Yesterday, the MTA Metro-North Railroad announced a new initiative named “Way Ahead” which serves as a roadmap for the agency to enhance & upgrade many facets of the system. Here is more on the announcement via the press release the agency sent me: MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced Way Ahead, a roadmap for the railroad’s […]

LIRR Reopens Rebuilt Flushing Station

Earlier today, the MTA Long Island Rail Road held a ceremony to honor the opening of the rebuilt Flushing-Main Street station on the LIRR’s Port Washington line. Here is more about the reopening via the press release the agency sent me: MTA Long Island Rail Road President Phil Eng today joined Queens elected officials, advocates […]