An altercation between two women on the A train at the Howard Beach stop this morning, led to one being pepper sprayed, according to a published report.
The city is finally repairing the boardwalk connecting Hamilton Beach and Howard Beach after Superstorm Sandy made it dangerous to use.
Governor Cuomo announced Friday that A train riders in the Rockaways and Howard Beach will ride for free all day on the anniversary of Sandy this Tuesday. R train riders in Brooklyn also won’t need to pay October 29. “These free rides are a thank you to the MTA riders in the Rockaways in Queens and those [...]
Resorts World Casino is looking to stake a claim on its subway stop. The Aqueduct Racetrack station was recently established as a year-round stop on the A-line after a $15 million upgrade. Now, casino operators want to buy the station’s naming rights. A Resorts World spokesperson said the group has had “some very preliminary conversations [...]
This “one-of-a-kind destination” now has one-of-a-kind ease of access. Resorts World Casino celebrated the grand opening of the $15 million subway station at the Aqueduct Racetrack, complete with a walkway to the casino. “By plane, train or automobile, the excitement of Resorts World Casino is now accessible to all,” said Edward Farrell, president of Resorts [...]
A Brooklyn man has been arrested for the attempted rape of a woman at the Howard Beach-JFK Airport subway station after he allegedly stalked the victim during her commute. The 42-year-old victim first encountered the suspect, Melvin Adams, 37, when she boarded the subway at the Beach 90th Street stop around 2 a.m. Thursday, said cops. He sat [...]
There will be no A train service on Wednesday, July 17 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. between Euclid Avenue and Howard Beach because of emergency track work, according to the MTA. Free shuttle buses will be available as alternatives. Shuttle buses marked “Express” will operate in both directions nonstop between Euclid Avenue and Howard Beach. [...]
Though the A train is returning to the Rockaways tomorrow, the ferry is still going to continue, at least until July. Rockaway Ferry weekday service between the peninsula and Manhattan has been extended for the next six weeks, with the possibility of continuing through Labor Day weekend, city officials announced Tuesday. The ferry will also [...]
It could be a big lift for subway riders. MTA officials are planning a partial revamp of the Lefferts Boulevard A train station, including the installation of an elevator. The nearly 100-year-old station does not have any handicap accessibility at present. Along with the elevator, the MTA’s plans include new stairs and a new roof [...]
Local and citywide leaders say the MTA is throwing the Rockaways under the bus. Public Advocate Bill de Blasio joined with Assemblymember Phillip Goldfeder and Councilmember Donovan Richards in Far Rockaway on Friday, April 19 to decry the decreased shuttle bus service to the Sandy-affected peninsula. A train service to the Rockaways last ran on [...]