MTA To Provide Hybrid Bus Service To DHL All-Star Fan Fest

Earlier today, the MTA’s New York City Transit division announced their partnership with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and Major League Baseball (MLB) to provide hybrid-electric bus service to the DHL All-Star Fan Fest at the Javits Center. Here are all the details: MTA New York City Transit, working with the Natural Resources Defense […]

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 […]

Church Avenue F Station Now ADA Compliant

MTA officials at the Church Avenue station showcasing the newly installed elevators. Earlier today the MTA’s New York City Transit division issued a press release to announce the grand opening of elevators at the Church Avenue station on the . The installation of these elevators now makes the station the 66th one out of 468 […]

Increased Fare Evasion Penalty Begins Today

Towards the end of June, I wrote about the MTA board approving an increase to the fine one would pay if they are caught for fare evasion. The fine is now $100, up from the previous amount of $60. This past Thursday the New York City Transit division of the MTA issued a press release […]

Express Bus Rider Report Card Results

I have to admit I did not do the express bus rider report card any justice in terms of coverage & for that I do apologize. I meant to post about the results on July 4th as I was writing the other entries but I got sidetracked. Anyhow lets get down to business by starting […]