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MTA Thanksgiving weekend service
MTA Thanksgiving weekend service
News Queens Courier Staff 11/20/2012 at 1:30PM

Starting Wednesday, New York City buses and subways, and area regional trains will operate on special schedules for the Thanksgiving holiday. Subways and Buses On Thanksgiving Day (November 22), subways and buses will operate on a Sunday schedule, with additional service on the 42nd Street Shuttle for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Also, some bus [...]

MTA announces fare and toll hike proposals
MTA announces fare and toll hike proposals
News Cristabelle Tumola 10/15/2012 at 12:49PM

Today the Metropolitan Transit Authority officially announced its proposals for the fare and toll hikes that are planned for March. The agency said that the increases will bring in “vitally needed revenue to support the New York region’s transportation system.” The MTA is considering four options that would increase bus and subway rides. On October [...]

Fare hikes may raise monthly MetroCard to $125, cut discounts
Fare hikes may raise monthly MetroCard to $125, cut discounts
News Cristabelle Tumola 10/10/2012 at 1:05PM

Ahead of public hearings on fare hikes next month, the MTA has proposed four options for when it raises MetroCard prices in March, the New York Daily News reported. These changes would garner $232 million in additional revenue, said the paper. “We have cut discretionary spending to the tune of $700 million and will see [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 10/02/2012 at 7:53AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Overcast with a chance of rain, then rain in the afternoon. High of 73. Winds from the SE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%. Tuesday night: Overcast with rain, then a chance of rain after midnight. Fog overnight. Low of 64. Winds from the ESE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of [...]

MTA customers still satisfied, says annual survey
MTA customers still satisfied, says annual survey
News Cristabelle Tumola 9/25/2012 at 4:33PM

The results of the MTA 2012 Customer Satisfaction Survey are in, and riders remain pleased with all New York City transit options. Surveying 18,000 people, the agency found that the biggest jump in satisfaction was with the Long Island Railroad (LIRR) and Metro-North. The increase comes after last year’s drop that was likely due to [...]

Thanksgiving Weekend Mass Transit Schedules
News Billy Rennison 11/23/2011 at 10:59AM

Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, mass transit will be running special schedules between Wednesday, November 23 and Sunday, November 27 due to the Thanksgiving holiday. MTA Trains and buses will operate on a Sunday schedule on Thanksgiving.  On Black Friday, service will operate on a weekday schedule with some exceptions.  There will be less service, [...]