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 […]

FASTRACK Returns To The 1 In Manhattan

MTA NYC Transit has announced that its FASTRACK program will return to the in upper Manhattan. Here is more via the press release I received: On Monday, March 28, MTA New York City Transit’s FASTRACK program returns to the 1 line in Upper Manhattan for two weeks. For four consecutive weeknights from Monday, March 28, […]

MTA To Rebuild Aging Sections Along M Line

Earlier today, MTA NYC Transit announced plans to rebuild aging sections in Brooklyn & Queens along the . Here is more via the official press release I received: MTA New York City Transit is preparing to rebuild two crucial sections of the M line in Brooklyn and Queens in order to ensure that two decades-old […]