System Conditions

MTA Announces New Safety Initiatives

Earlier today, the MTA announced new safety initiatives for passenger & worker safety. Here is more: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced a series of initiatives to improve safety throughout its operations by strengthening reporting responsibilities, emphasizing management oversight and installing automatic speed protections. Chairman and CEO Thomas F. Prendergast announced he is creating […]

G & R Service Loss Due To Sandy Repairs

Nearly 8 months after Hurricane Sandy ripped through our region, the repercussions of the storm are still being felt. A few days ago, the MTA announced that due to the severe damage sustained in the Montague Tube (links the between Manhattan & Brooklyn) it will be forced to shutdown service through it for up to […]

Sick Of Stolen Fares

I like many straphangers are sick of the outdated & flawed MetroCard system. While I can’t vouch that the majority prefer to go back to tokens like I do or perhaps a more updated & with the times system, we definitely agree that the MetroCard has to go! My biggest gripe comes with the repeated […]

MTA Restores Service On The G

In what is great news for thousands of Brooklyn commuters, the MTA has restored service on the as of a little over an hour ago. Here are the details via the release I received: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has restored limited service on the G train between Brooklyn and Queens, reconnecting a vital link […]

Jay St Escalator Breaks Down Often

Subway riders don’t consider many aspects of the system their friends. The few things they might are seats, nice cold (in the summer) & warm (in the winter) cars, & oh yes those precious escalators. They come in especially handy when your feet are killing you & the thought of climbing stairs makes you want […]