The Q54 is one of several bus lines that State Senator Joseph Addabbo sent complaints about to the MTA.
The MTA will redirect five city bus routes from St. George’s Episcopal Church after local leaders and parishioners complained about idling buses and its drivers who relieve themselves on the side of the church.
A city-wide school-bus strike, leaving 152,000 children stranded, is likely to begin on Wednesday. According to the New York Post, Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1181 has begun printing strike posters, assigning members to picket line locations at various bus yards and handed out a list of “do’s” and “don’ts” for conduct during a strike. The [...]
Several pedestrians were struck at the intersection of Metropolitan Avenue and Woodhaven Boulevard in Forest Hills when an elderly driver stepped on the gas instead of the break, jumping the car from the street on to the sidewalk. The pedestrians were allegedly waiting for the bus. Those struck suffered non-life threatening injuries and were transported [...]
After the new year, kids may be looking for a new way to get to school. Yellow school bus drivers have threatened to strike when children are scheduled to return to school after the holidays. The city’s contract with Amalgamated Transit Union’s Local 1181 is set to expire in June and a bid, open to [...]
New Yorkers will once again be paying more to ride public transportation beginning next year. The MTA board passed all of Chair Joe Lhota’s recommendations at their monthly meeting on Wednesday, December 19 bumping fares and tolls across all MTA services. The base fare on Metrocards will rise a quarter to $2.50, seven-day passes will go [...]
Today’s Forecast Friday: A slight chance of showers after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Friday night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Northwest wind around 11 mph. Hurricane Sandy leads to city gas shortage, run on gas With millions of New [...]
After three days without subways, residents crowded onto trains this morning as limited service returned today with no fares. Fourteen lines will be providing partial service days after the system sustained the worst damage in its 108-year history. There is still no subway service between 34th St in Midtown and Downtown Brooklyn. The MTA’s subway, [...]
New memorial to honor six firefighters killed in tragic Maspeth blaze 50 years ago The site of a New York City Fire Department tragedy that broke the city’s heart 50 years ago sits unmarked, tucked away in an industrial section of Queens.But that’s about to change. Read more: Daily News Female pedestrian fatally struck by [...]
A 54-year-old woman was struck and killed on Saturday, October 13, police said, by a Nassau Inter-County Express bus at the intersection of Merrick Boulevard and Hillside Avenue. Police responded around 7 p.m. and found the victim unconscious. EMS pronounced the woman dead at the scene, police said. The bus driver had been traveling west [...]