Archive for June, 2009

LIRR To Run Extra Service For July 4th Holiday

As is to be expected, the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) will be running extra trains for the July 4th holiday. Here are the complete details courtesy of a press release they sent me this afternoon: The MTA Long Island Rail Road will provide additional early afternoon service from Penn Station for customers planning to […]

MTA Bus Company Receives Federal Transit Award

Just a short time ago, I received a press release to talk about how the MTA Bus Company received an award from the Federal Transit Administration. Here are the complete details: Earlier this spring, the Federal Transit Administration singled out the MTA Bus Company for its dramatically increased ridership from 2006 to 2007. Since that […]

Service Diversions 06-26

I have just updated the service diversions page with the latest scheduled diversions for the weekend & upcoming 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. Have a safe & […]

LIRR Service For Subway Series II

Yesterday afternoon, I received a press release from the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) to discuss their LIRR service plans for this weekend’s Subway Series II between the New York Mets & New York Yankees. Here are the complete details: The Mets are looking to show their cross-town rivals, the Yankees, a thing or three […]

MTA Has Filed Countersuit Against Lockheed Martin

At the end of April, I blogged about Lockheed Martin suing the MTA over the agency’s alleged interference in following through on a $300M contract to install a network of digital security cameras. The MTA has officially punched back as earlier today, they filed countersuit against the company. Tom Namako of the New York Post […]