Transit News

2014 Customer Satisfaction Survey Results

This past Friday, the MTA released the results of its 2014 Customer Satisfaction Survey. Here are the details: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today released results of its annual customer satisfaction surveys showing a continuation of a gradual increase in satisfaction with the New York City Subway that has been underway since 2010, when the […]


DNA Swab Kits Coming To The MTA

One of the perks for bus drivers in the newly agreed contract between the MTA & TWU Local 100 is that they will be receiving DNA Swab Kits to deal with the issue of spat on drivers. Michael Gartland of the New York Post has more: The MTA is about to get a little more […]


24 Hour Ban On Alcohol Due To SantaCon

Just a short time ago, the MTA Long Island Rail Road & Metro-North Railroad announced a 24 hour ban on alcohol due to this weekend’s SantaCon festivities. Here are the complete details: To maintain orderly travel during this weekend’s SantaCon event, alcohol will not be permitted on Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North trains and […]


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 […]


A Train Service To The Rockaways Restored

The A Train returns to the Rockaways 7 months after Hurricane Sandy. (Photo courtesy of the MTA.) Today marked an important day in the post Hurricane Sandy recovery as A train service was restored to thousands in the Rockaways. The damage left millions of dollars in damage & a loss of direct service for months. […]