Archive for January, 2017

MTA To Hold Canarsie Tube Repair Workshops

Just a short time ago, the MTA announced that it along with the NYCDOT will be holding public workshops to discuss potential service plans while the Canarsie Tube is under repair. Here are the details: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) and New York City Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) today announced a series of jointly held […]

Service Diversions 01-19-17

I have just updated the Service Diversions for the upcoming weekend through the end of next week. Make sure to follow @TransitBlogger on Twitter as I am using it more often. Also if you are into indie music make sure to follow @IndMusicReview & @SurgeFM! xoxo Transit Blogger

MTA Testing New Vacuum Systems

Photo courtesy of the MTA The MTA is continuing its never ending battle to keep subway tracks clean by testing out prototypes on new vacuum systems. Here is more about that bia the official press release I received from them: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced that it is testing two prototypes of powerful […]

MTA Reaches Deal With TWU Local 100

Thankfully for the sake of riders throughout the region, the MTA has reached a deal (pending MTA Board approval) with Transport Workers Union Local 100. Based on the initial terms of the deal, I feel it is safe to say that the union won this round of the never ending battle between the heavyweights as […]

LIRR PM Rush Service Advisory 1/11/16

Due to the broken rail outside one of Amtrak’s East River tunnels, the MTA Long Island Rail Road has issued a service advisory for the PM rush commute home. Here are the complete details: MTA Long Island Rail Road is advising customers to expect train cancelations and delays during today‚Äôs afternoon rush hour while Amtrak […]