Archive for January, 2010

No 7 Service For 9 Consecutive Weekends

12 days ago, I posted an entry which listed the planned service diversions for the rest of January. One of the biggest planned service diversions involved the which will have service suspended on the line between Manhattan & Long Island City for 9 consecutive weekends. MTA NYC Transit sent out a reminder press release about […]

MTA LIRR Partners With CooCoo

I must say the title of this entry might be the most eye catching in awhile or in the opinion of some, a way to describe the agency. All jokes aside, the MTA Long Island Rail Road has announced it will be undergoing a pilot partnership with the Long Island based text engine messaging company […]

MTA Reveals New Service Cuts

Earlier this afternoon, I wrote a quick entry highlighting the 8 public hearings scheduled by the MTA to discuss the proposed service cuts in the budget they were obligated to pass last month. A short time ago, the MTA officially revealed what the new service cuts would be & have broken them down by agency. […]

Service Diversions 01-22-10

I just updated the “Service Diversions” page with the latest plans scheduled for this weekend & following week (beyond in some cases). For customers who plan on using the LIRR’s Long Beach Branch, don’t forget to read this post with important information about service disruptions & changes. If you are interested in reading what diversions […]

MTA Will Hold 8 Public Hearings

One of the biggest complaints I kept reading after the MTA passed its budget last month (as required by law), was the lack of them holding public hearings regarding proposed service cuts. Now that complaint will not technically be valid anymore as the agency has scheduled 8 public hearings. Here are the complete details which […]