Poughkeepsie Station Restoration

Poughkeepsie station sign on the southbound platform. Resized photo courtesy of Eye On Transit Earlier today the Metro-North division of the MTA issued a press release highlighting a $5.8 million dollar restoration that will take place at the Poughkeepsie station. Here is the press release courtesy of the MTA: The original roof on the landmarked […]

MTA Could Lend A Hand To West Hempstead

If anyone has been to West Hempstead lately, you will know of a particular building that is seen as the worst eyesore ever to its residents. The building is known as the Courtesy Hotel, a not so hot spot known for being a hotbed for crime & drugs. Community leaders & residents have been trying […]

MTA Responds To Bus Report

In the entry below this, I discussed the bus report released this morning by the NYPIRG Straphangers Campaign. It did not take the MTA long to respond to the report. Here is what they had to say: The Straphangers assertion that our bus customers are being “crushed by crowds” or that customers are “having to […]

NYPIRG Straphangers Campaign Releases Bus Report

B68 turning around in the Mermaid Bus Loop in Brooklyn. Resized photo courtesy of Eye On Transit This morning the NYPIRG Straphangers Campaign released a bus report highlighting what they feel is a lack of adequate bus service to match growing bus ridership. Here is their report: The NYPIRG Straphangers Campaign today released an analysis […]

Here We Go Again

Over the last month or so, the MTA has found its name in the spotlight for one piece of bad press after another. Just when you think this vicious cycle has slowed down, out comes the news of 60 MTA Bridge & Tunnel employees who receive employee cars with gas included as a perk. Alison […]