7 Line Extension

34th St-Hudson Yards Station Opens Sept 13

Transit buffs circle September 13th on your calendar as this is the day the 34th Street-Hudson Yards station will open. I will try my best to make it out to the ribbon cutting ceremony depending on my schedule. xoxo Transit Blogger

MTA Begins Training On New 7 Line Extension

With the debut of the 7 line extension to 34 Street-Hudson Yards nearing, the MTA has started to train staff on the new extension. Here is more on that training: MTA New York City Transit has started training tower operators, train dispatchers and train operators how to safely route and operate trains to and from […]

Last 7 Train Extension Contract Work To Begin

Just a few minutes ago, MTA New York City Transit announced that the last major contract for work on the line extension will begin this month. Here are the complete details via the press release I received: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced that work will begin this month on the last major contract […]

MTA Statement On 10th Av Station For 7 Line Ext.

The 7 line extension is back in the news again as Mayor Bloomberg feels confident that the city can still build a 10th Ave station as part of the 7 line extension. Readers of this blog know how critical I have been of this project overall over the last couple of years. The only positive […]

7 Line Extension Will Be A Colossal Mistake

The 7 line extension is a topic I have covered in great detail since 2007. As longtime readers would know, I have been a vocal critic about the whole project, especially if it is to be completed without a much needed subway station for the Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood. This past Sunday’s edition of the New […]