Archive for October, 2007

M + Straphangers = C-

Middle Village/Metropolitan Ave. bound M entering Kings Highway during G.O. Resized photo courtesy of Eye On Transit This math problem was brought to you commercial free by the straphangers via the 2007 rider report card. Getting back to the seriousness at hand, the riders have spoken & they were clearly not satisfied. Like its fellow […]

F & G Train Riders To Suffer A Lengthy Loss

Coney Island/Stillwell Ave. bound F train entering the Smith-9th Sts. station on the F & G. Resized photo courtesy of Eye On Transit Yesterday’s edition of the Metro paper had a story sure to make riders on the F & G cringe. The MTA has announced that the Smith-9th Streets station will be closed up […]

MTA Looks To Go Trick Or Treating With The State

The MTA is looking to get $338 million dollars from the state next year. The funds would be obtained from dedicated taxes from the state’s Mass Transit Operating Assistance Account. If history is any indication, the MTA shouldn’t hold their breath waiting for that amount if any to be given to them. Though the money […]

Subway Stabbing Victim Blames MTA

Yesterday afternoon I wrote an entry about a 51 year old woman who was stabbed at the 169th St. station on the F train. The victim we now know as Paula Jean Baptiste of Elmont, New York is thankful for 3 straphangers who helped her & the police lead to the arrest of 32 year […]

New York Daily News Launces “Halt The Hike” Campaign

I was sitting around finishing up my dinner from Wednesday night. As I was doing this, I decided to flip through Wednesday’s edition of the New York Daily News again. When I flipped through it, I came across an article written by their transit beat reporter Pete Donohue. The article shares the paper’s feeling on […]