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MTA Awards South Ferry Repair Contract

Earlier today, the MTA announced the awarding of the $193.8 million dollar contract to Judlau Contracting, Inc for the rehabilitation of the South Ferry station. Here are more details via the official press release: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has awarded a $193.8 million contract to Judlau Contracting, Inc., to rehabilitate the new South Ferry […]


Bedbugs Strike Again

At the rate this is going, I will probably need to make a category for all these bedbug stories! The disgusting & useless animals have once again been sighted on a NYC Subway. This time the unfortunate victim is the . Since last Wednesday, MTA NYC Transit has had to take 3 trains out of […]


R Train Tunnel Might Reopen Sooner

For quite some time now, riders in Lower Manhattan & Downtown Brooklyn have been affected by the closure of the tunnel between the 2 boroughs due to Hurricane Sandy repair work. However some good news might finally be on the horizon as according to the MTA, the work might reopen due to work being completed […]


Minimum Of 21 Bedbug Subway Sightings

The bedbug problem on the NYC Subway does not seem to be going away anytime soon if August is any indication. As I wrote about last week, a Brooklyn-bound N train was taken out of service after a conductor was bit by one while on duty. Days later we got a report that the agency […]


Greenpoint Tubes Restortation Complete

MTA crews working on repairs in the Greenpoint Tubes on August 22, 2014. Photo: Marc A. Hermann / MTA New York City Transit line riders finally rejoiced earlier this morning when service was fully restored in the Greepoint Tubes after being closed for months due to Hurricane Sandy related repairs. Here is more courtesy of […]