The MTA has issued several service changes for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, from Tuesday, December 24 through Thursday, January 2.
TODAY’S FORECAST Friday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 47. Light and variable wind becoming east 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Friday night: A slight chance of rain or drizzle after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. East wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. EVENT of the DAY: Shirley Valentine [...]
Today’s Forecast Thursday: A slight chance of showers after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 56. West wind 9 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Thursday night: A slight chance of showers before 10pm. Cloudy, with a low around 47. West wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Limited subway service returns [...]
Extensive flooding in the city’s subway system continues to knock out service with no timetable for trains to be up and running. “The New York City subway system is 108 years old, but it has never faced a disaster as devastating as what we experienced last night. Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc on our entire transportation system,” said [...]
New York City subway riders may notice they are waiting a little longer for the train today. Columbus Day marks the first time the MTA has implemented its “minor holiday” schedule. After studying minor holidays, the agency discovered ridership levels are often less than 75 percent of peak ridership. The reduction in service on these [...]
For any MTA-related issue or question, Queens residents now have to remember only three numbers, 5-1-1. The MTA and New York State Department of Transportation announced this week that the New York State Travel Information Line will handle MTA-related inquiries, also. The number will still provide information regarding roads and bridges, traffic and congestion, ferries [...]
At the end of the school day outside William H. Carr Junior High School (J.H.S. 194), some school buses pulled away from the curb with less than 10 students on board. “The reason why they’re empty is because the Mayor is doing something that he claims will save money, but at the end of the [...]