Archive for June, 2010

Staten Island Railway July 4th Service Plans

As is the case for major holidays, the MTA Staten Island Railway will be offering its special Get-A-Way service for the upcoming July 4th holiday. Here are the complete details courtesy of a press release I received a short time ago: Staten Island customers looking to get a head start on their Independence Day holiday […]

LIRR July 4th Holiday Service Reminder

Earlier today, the MTA Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) sent out a reminder for their extra service planned for the upcoming July 4th weekend. The plan includes 8 extra trains that will run on July 2nd. Click here to view the original entry containing the complete details. xoxo Transit Blogger

MTA Inspector General Report Update

As I mentioned earlier this morning, I was looking forward to reading the full report about subway station conditions along with the recommended improvements. The report was not posted on the Inspector General’s website as of the entry I wrote but I expected it would be put up later in the day & it is. […]

Irate Rider Attacks Brooklyn Bus Driver

Some people just have no business being apart of society. This point played itself out in an unfortunate way as a ruthless bus rider attacked B6 bus driver Gilberto Davila after being ordered to get off the bus due to mouthing off about the ride taking too long. Pete Donohue, Katie Nelson, & Barry Paddock […]

Teenage Rider Helps Save The QM22

In a story that shows that anything is possible if you believe & try your best, a teenage rider is being celebrated for the role he played in helping save the QM22 which was one of many express bus routes that was either discontinued or saw a reduction in service. 16-year-old Ali Fadil contacted multiple […]