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MTA service for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend
MTA service for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend
News Queens Courier Staff 11/26/2013 at 3:19PM

From Wednesday, November 27, through Sunday, December 1 the MTA will operate on special schedules because of Thanksgiving weekend travel demands, according to the transit agency. New York City Subways and Buses New York City subways and buses will operate on a Sunday schedule on Thanksgiving Day. The closest subway stations to the start of [...]

MTA Memorial Day weekend service
MTA Memorial Day weekend service
News Queens Courier Staff 5/23/2013 at 4:36PM

The MTA will make the following service changes for the Memorial Day holiday weekend: NYC Subways and Buses MTA subways and buses will operate on Sunday schedule on Memorial Day.  Subway customers are reminded to use the A, C, D or Q instead of the D, and the J instead of the Z. Some subway [...]

MTA fare hikes begin this week
MTA fare hikes begin this week
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 2/27/2013 at 11:44AM

MTA fare hikes that will increase MetroCard prices across the board will take effect on Sunday, March 3. In addition to raising the base fare from $2.25 to $2.50, monthly, weekly and express bus rides will also go up, and the MetroCard discount will change from 7 percent off with every $10 purchased to 5 [...]

MTA introduces new E-ZPass payment method
MTA introduces new E-ZPass payment method
News Cristabelle Tumola 2/05/2013 at 2:45PM

E-ZPass payments are becoming even easier. Drivers will no longer need to link their E-ZPasses to a credit card or maintain a minimum balance. Instead, they can deduct tolls from a bank account and pay the same day that an electronic pass is used, the MTA announced Tuesday. “We believe this is a feature customers [...]

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 service for Fourth of July holiday
News Queens Courier Staff 7/02/2012 at 2:29PM

The MTA will offer extra railroad service on Tuesday, July 3, to allow customers to get a head start on the Fourth of July holiday. On Wednesday, July 4, subways and buses will operate on a Saturday schedule, and theLong Island Rail Road, Metro-North Railroad and Staten Island Railway will operate on a Sunday schedule. [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 5/18/2012 at 7:33AM

  Alleged Cocaine Kingpin Nabbed In Queens Drug Ring Bust  A 15-month investigation by the New York City Police Department and the Queens district attorney’s office has led to the arrest of 45 people, including a man who is allegedly one of the city’s biggest cocaine dealers. The investigation centered on two gangs in southeast [...]

Whitestone Bridge project angers homeowners
Whitestone Bridge project angers homeowners
News Melissa Chan 4/12/2012 at 9:04AM

Homeowners in Malba Gardens are feeling the toll of the $109 million project to widen the Whitestone Bridge. “Our homes in Malba Gardens, we take great pride in them. We put a lot of money into these homes, and the last thing we want to see is our values decrease from this expansion,” said resident [...]