Queens Midtown Tunnel

Queens-Midtown Tunnel opens to bus traffic
Queens-Midtown Tunnel opens to bus traffic
News Cristabelle Tumola 11/06/2012 at 9:40AM

After Sandy left the Queens-Midtown Tunnel flooded with almost 30 million gallons of water a week ago, it has finally reopened to traffic, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced yesterday. For now, only buses are allowed through it during the morning and evening rush hours, from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. going into Manhattan and  3 to 7 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]