Archive for April, 2015

Service Diversions 04-27-15

Sorry for the service diversions not being posted this weekend as I was out of town However they are fully updated for this week. xoxo Transit Blogger

LIRR & Metro North Ridership Rises In 2014

Just a few minutes ago, the MTA has announced that ridership on the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) & Metro-North Railroad rose in 2014. Here are the details: The Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Railroad both welcomed rising numbers of customers in 2014, new Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) ridership figures show, making them respectively […]

MTA To Get Loan For Railroad Signal Safety

Late Friday afternoon, Governor Cuomo announced that the MTA would be receiving a nearly $1 billion dollar loan from the Federal Railroad Administration for LIRR & Metro-North signal safety upgrades. Here are the details: Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that the Federal Railroad Administration has approved a loan of $967.1 million to the Metropolitan Transportation […]

MTA Reopens 2 6 Line Bronx Stations

Residents heading towards the northeast end of the Bronx can rejoice as the MTA has reopened the Zerega & Buhre Ave train stations. Here are the details: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has substantially completed the Zerega Av and Buhre Av 6 station rehabilitations, which were part of a five-station renewal project on the Pelham […]

MTA Suspends Distracted Bus Rider

In the technology advanced world we live in today, one should assume that any & all actions have a high probability of being recorded. However a 21 year veteran bus driver did not think about this when he was recorded reading & writing while driving. Rebecca Harshbarger of the New York Post has more: The […]