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MTA Seeks Subway Station Proposals

The MTA announced today that it is seeking proposals for work on 4 subway stations in Manhattan. Here is more via the press release I received: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has issued a Request for Proposals for four reimagined stations in Manhattan: 163 St , Cathedral Parkway (110 St)  ; 86 St  ; and […]


MTA To Perform Critical L Line Repairs

This past Friday, MTA NYC Transit announced that it will soon be performing some critical repairs on the Canarsie Tunnel to enable the agency to keep running service up until its scheduled 2019 closure. Here is more via the press release I received: New York City Transit (NYCT) will conduct critical repairs and preparatory work […]


MTA Completes Some LIRR Track Laying

One of the big LIRR projects that will help a multitude of riders is the addition of an extra track on the Ronkonkoma line between Farmingdale & Ronkonkoma. When the project is completed fully, the agency will be able to provide every half hour service on the line compared to the hourly service provided now. […]


MTA To Close Canarsie Tunnel For 18 Months

L train riders knew that one way or another their commute would be altered due to the closing of the Canarsie Tunnel. The main question was how extreme it would be as would the closure be spread out over a period of time while letting some service through or would it be done over a […]


Cuomo Fast Tracks LIRR Hicksville Project

Gov. Cuomo has announced that he is fast tracking the $121 million modernization project for the LIRR’s Hicksville station. Here are more details via the official press release: Governor Andrew Cuomo has put the planned $121 million modernization of the Long Island Rail Road’s aging Hicksville station on the fast track, announcing the LIRR and […]