Archive for October, 2009

LIRR To Provide Extra Trains For Halloween

Just a short time ago, the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) announced via press release that it would run 2 extra trains Sunday morning for those out & about Halloween night. Here are the details from the release I received: “Time waits for no one” is of particular significance this coming weekend for the Long […]

Service Diversions 10-29

I updated the service diversions page with the latest information for what will be another chaotic weekend & upcoming week (beyond in some cases) on the rails. I also suggest printing out a copy of the page to use while riding the system. Have a safe & wonderful time as you enjoy this Halloween weekend! […]

NYC Transit Releases Data On Late Trains

In what will come as a surprise to no regular subway rider, 25% of weekday trains are either late or don’t make all planned stops. The numbers rise to 50% when focusing on weekend trains. The unsurprising data comes from a report released by MTA NYC Transit yesterday. Pete Donohue of the New York Daily […]

4 Train Bronx Express Service Pilot Returns

Back in June, MTA New York City Transit ran a pilot program which saw the creation of Brooklyn-bound A.M. express service on the in the Bronx. The program which lasted for 3 weeks will be lasting more than double that this go around as it last for 7 weeks. Here are more details courtesy of […]

110 New Parking Spaces Created At Ronkonkoma

Back in May, the Long Island Rail Road announced the beginning of a renovations to the parking lot at the Ronkonkoma station. A few days ago, the agency sent me a press release highlighting the creation of 110 new parking spots due to part of the project being completed. Here are the complete details: MTA […]