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Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 3/25/2013 at 8:07AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Overcast with rain. High of 41. Windy. Winds from the NE at 20 to 25 mph with gusts to 40 mph. Chance of rain 80% with rainfall amounts near 0.2 in. possible. Monday night: Overcast with snow, then a chance of snow after midnight. Low of 34F with a windchill as low [...]

Anger over parking rate hikes
Anger over parking rate hikes
Southeast Maggie Hayes 3/20/2013 at 10:49AM

The Department of Transportation (DOT) could be taking extra money out of commuters’ pockets this summer. The organization made a proposal to increase fares up to 233 percent for municipal lots, and residents aren’t looking to pay up. Councilmember Donovan Richards held his term’s first press conference outside one of those lots at the Rosedale [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 3/13/2013 at 7:34AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Wednesday: Partly cloudy with a chance of rain in the afternoon. High of 50. Winds from the WNW at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 30%. Wednesday night: Partly cloudy with a chance of rain. Low of 30. Winds from the WNW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 20%. EVENT [...]

LIRR riders say no justification for fare hikes
LIRR riders say no justification for fare hikes
News Cristabelle Tumola 3/04/2013 at 1:49PM

MetroCard holders are not the only ones pinching pennies now that fare hikes are in effect. Starting on Friday, March 1, monthly, one-way, round-trip and 10-trip tickets all went up an average of 8.2 to 9.3 percent for Long Island Rail Road riders. On the first full work week of higher fares, LIRR commuters in [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 3/01/2013 at 7:58AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Friday: Mostly cloudy. High of 46. Winds from the NNW at 10 to 15 mph. Friday night: Overcast in the evening, then partly cloudy. Low of 32. Winds from the NW at 10 to 15 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Sixth Annual Panorama Challenge NYC Team Trivia Game At the Queens Museum of Art, participate in the world’s [...]

MTA service changes for President’s Day holiday
News Queens Courier Staff 2/17/2013 at 3:22PM

According to the MTA, the transit agency’s trains and buses will operate on special schedules in observance of Presidents’ Day on Monday. Subways and Buses On Monday, February 18, President’s Day, the MTA New York City subways and buses will operate on a Saturday schedule. Planned Service changes for Monday, February 18: The 5 train [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 2/11/2013 at 7:11AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Overcast with rain. Fog early. High of 45. Winds from the South at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 100% with rainfall amounts near 0.3 in. possible. Monday Night: Partly cloudy with a chance of rain. Fog overnight. Low of 34. Breezy. Winds from the West at 10 to 20 mph. [...]

Update on Nemo cleanup
Update on Nemo cleanup
News Terence M. Cullen 2/09/2013 at 12:26PM

The  city is swiftly bouncing back after the blizzard dubbed “Nemo” swept through the Northeast last night. The “Big 4″ lines – Babylon, Huntington, Port Washington and Ronkonkoma – of the LIRR are running on every two hours, the MTA announced. Service on other branches will be restored when rail travel is safe again. While [...]

Storm disrupts local transit, airport travel
Storm disrupts local transit, airport travel
News Queens Courier Staff 2/08/2013 at 12:18PM

In anticipation of Friday’s blizzard, the MTA has added extra trains to the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) and Metro-North, and has cancelled weekend subway work. But as the weather conditions deteriorate, the MTA may need to cancel or make changes to service. Check the MTA website for any updates throughout the storm. LIRR The [...]

LIRR tickets to go digital
LIRR tickets to go digital
News Queens Courier Staff 2/01/2013 at 2:40PM

BY ANTHONY O’REILLY There’s an app for everything, even taking the train. The MTA recently announced that it’s seeking a company to help develop digital tickets for passengers to use when boarding the Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North trains. According to the transit agency, the issue for proposals was sent out on January 22 [...]