NYC Transit

NYC subway, bus ridership highest in over 60 years
NYC subway, bus ridership highest in over 60 years
News Queens Courier Staff 4/10/2013 at 5:54PM

BY ANTHONY O’REILLY Total ridership for New York City Transit buses and trains are at their highest in more than 60 years, according to the MTA’s 2012 Ridership data report. Total annual ridership increased 0.9 percent from 2011, despite a five day span of no service and free fares following Sandy. Weekend ridership increased 3 [...]

Hurricane Sandy to shut down NYC public transportation
Hurricane Sandy to shut down NYC public transportation
Central Joshua Schneps 10/28/2012 at 10:59AM

Governor Andrew Cuomo’s announced at his Hurricane Sandy news conference Sunday morning that the MTA will suspend subway and bus service beginning Sunday evening at 7 p.m. Bridges and tunnels will also be closed if winds reach 60 mph, while JFK and LaGuardia airports will currently remain open. The governor advised this will be a serious storm [...]

MTA removes trash cans from more subway stations
MTA removes trash cans from more subway stations
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 9/04/2012 at 1:32PM

An MTA pilot program that removed trash cans from two subway stations — one in Queens and one in Manhattan — to help alleviate garbage problems such as rodents and track fires has been extended to eight more stations. Last fall, trash cans were removed from the Flushing-Main Street No. 7 line and Manhattan 8th [...]