Bridges And Tunnels

MTA Bridges & Tunnels July 4th Service Info

With the Independence Day (July 4th) holiday weekend right around the corner, the MTA has released service plan information for it. Let me start by posting the service plan for the Bridges & Tunnels division via its press release: To help smooth travel for those who will be hitting the road for the holiday weekend, […]

Bridges & Tunnels Memorial Day Service Plan

Yesterday, the MTA’s agencies released their annual Memorial Day service plan information via press release. Here are the details starting with Bridges & Tunnels: MTA Bridges and Tunnels will suspend all routine maintenance work beginning at Noon on Friday, May 27th through the end of the morning rush on Tuesday, May 31st to accommodate motorists […]

MTA Winter Storm Preparation Plans

As you know by now, yet another major snowstorm is expected to hit the region. The forecasts are calling for a decent amount of accumulation & it is safe to assume that mass transit will be affected in someway if the forecasts come through. Earlier this afternoon, the MTA held a press conference to discuss […]

New B&T Fares Starting Dec 30th

The inevitable day is fast approaching as new fares across the MTA spectrum take effect on December 30th. The MTA sent out reminder press releases with complete information. Let me start with information on their bridges & tunnels: Tolls on MTA’s seven bridges and two tunnels will go up at 2 AM on Thurs., Dec. […]

Telvent GIT Scams MTA Bridges & Tunnels

I was browsing the local papers & found a brief report about how the MTA Bridges & Tunnels division was scammed by Spanish firm Telvent GIT. The company schemed to lower their potential profit from a bid to maintain the MTA’s electronic-toll system. Bruce Golding & Tom Namako of the New York Post have more […]