Paying More For Less

In a story that will anger NYC Subway riders more than they already are, a dirty secret known to most transit aficionados has come out showing that we are paying more in fares but getting less service compared to 10 years ago. Uday Schultz of Streetsblog NYC has more: Subway service today is atrocious, that […]

MTA To Add Ferry Service During Shutdown

The inevitable train shutdown between Brooklyn & Manhattan is fast approaching. Riders in the highly popular areas of Bushwick, East Village & Williamsburg are still waiting for concrete answers on how the MTA plans to make up for the service loss. One of their plans is to add ferry service that will run between the […]

MTA To Close 4 Manhattan Subway Stations

Earlier today, the MTA announced that it will be closing 3 stations along the & in the coming months for various repairs & upgrades. This is to go along with the previously announced closing of the 163rd Street line stop that is coming up next month. Tanay Warekar of Curbed has more: Three Upper West […]

Manhattan DA Stops Prosecuting Farebeaters

Farebeaters aka turnstile jumpers in the NYC Subway are as old as the system itself. For years, when one was caught doing this illegal act, they were served a ticket to appear in court or pay a fine. However Manhattan DA Cyrus Vance wants to stop prosecuting farebeaters as it is a waste of time […]

NYC Transit To Purchase New Subway Cars

The MTA is continuing to invest in the future of the NYC Subway with the announcement that they approved the purchase of 535 state-of-the-art, next-generation R211 subway cars for use on the “B Division,” which are the lettered routes, as well as the Staten Island Railway. Here is more via the press release I was […]