Second Avenue Subway

MTA Testing Countdown Clocks On SAS

So far the MTA’s Second Avenue Subway has been a success. The stations still look to be in great shape, ridership is strong & it has helped crowding somewhat along the Lexington Avenue lines. The only thing that has been missing for the first stage is the arrival countdown clocks seen throughout many NYC Subway […]

Second Avenue Subway Reaches Milestone

For all intents & purposes, the first phase of the MTA’s Second Avenue Subway has been a success.  Ridership continues to grow while helping ease the crowding issues that were happening along the Lexington Avenue lines. Yesterday afternoon, the MTA announced that it had reached a major milestone for phase 2 of the Second Avenue […]

The W Will Live Again

The MTA announced that it is looking to bring back the W train line when the Q begins to run on 2nd Ave. In news that might be a bit nostalgic for transit buffs out there, the MTA announced that the will return to service when the begins to run on 2nd Ave. Here is […]

MTA Chairman Statement On Capital Program

With the media & local officials all over the MTA about the $1 billion cut for the second phase of the Second Avenue Subway project from the recently approved 2015-2019 Capital Program, MTA Chairman & CEO Thomas F. Prendergast has released the following statement: The new MTA Capital Program includes $535 million over the next […]

MTA Approves 2015-2019 Capital Program

This past Wednesday, the MTA approved its 2015-2019 Capital Program which includes $3 billion in cost reductions. Here is more via official press release: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Board today approved its 2015-19 Capital Program, the largest investment ever in the subways, buses, railroads, bridges and tunnels that keep New York moving. The Capital […]