The MTA will redirect five city bus routes from St. George’s Episcopal Church after local leaders and parishioners complained about idling buses and its drivers who relieve themselves on the side of the church.
Starting this Sunday, the MTA will restore or expand more than a dozen bus routes, including five in Queens. “About 50,000 customers will benefit from these service improvements that will restore some cuts made in 2010 while also filling gaps in service coverage in certain geographic areas or at certain times of day,” said the [...]
The NYPIRG’s Straphangers Campaign and Transportation Alternatives just gave out two awards for the poorest bus service in the city, but only a few Queens buses were cited as slow or unreliable. The first, called the “Pokey”award, is for the slowest route and determined by volunteers who ride 34 bus lines that are renowned for [...]
Recently rolled out MTA restorations drew praise from many, though some advocates and politicians said Queens riders were still left in the lurch. Following deep 2010 slashes to service in the five boroughs, the MTA announced $29 million in restorations and new service to dozens of subway lines and bus routes accounting for approximately one-third [...]
Certain Queens mass transit routes slashed during an MTA budget crunch have been restored — though others remain on the sideline. The MTA announced investments to bus, subway and commuter rails throughout the city with many of the improvements going to restore lines that were cut during the agency’s 2010 fiscal crisis. “Not a day [...]