Archive for August, 2008

Feeling The Heat

Over the weekend I went to Atlantic City to unwind & enjoy some good drinking & gambling. When it was finally time to go back home Sunday night, I could not wait to crash in my bed. I knew the journey coming back would be a tough one as I had to take the bus […]

LIRR Riders Don’t Forget About The Huge Service Shutdown

A friendly reminder to my readers who will be using the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) this weekend, give yourself plenty of time this weekend as service will be in chaos. The chaos will stem from the 48 hour shutdown of the mainline between Mineola & Jamaica that will cause disruptions to 5 LIRR lines. […]

Service Diversions 08-22

I have just updated the service diversions page with the latest scheduled diversions for this weekend plus next week (and beyond in some cases). Don’t forget to check in for any changes to the page. I also suggest printing out a copy of the page to use while riding the system. xoxo Transit Blogger

Gov. Patterson Appoints New MTA Board Member

Catching up with news from the last 24 hours, New York Governor David A. Patterson has appointed a new MTA Board member. The new board member is Allen P. Cappelli, a 53 year old criminal defense lawyer who was at one time an ex-Democratic lobbyist. His appointment to the board was made to fill in […]

LIRR President To Discuss Major Service Disruptions

Just a little while ago I received a press release from the LIRR in my inbox. The press release was to announce a press conference being held by Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) President Helena Williams. The press conference is being held to discuss this weekend’s major service disruptions due to the Queens Interlocking Project. […]