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Who brought Robert Moses down?

It was Nelson Rockefeller, Governor of New York State

He also formed the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and saved the Long Island Railroad

Robert Moses was a double-edged sword. 447 more words


Robert Moses – Against Mass Transit

Did you ever wonder how the mass transit situation in New York got so fouled up? A lot of the answer is from an unusual man named Robert Moses. 1,574 more words


Metro-North New Haven Line in the Winter

It’s old wiring, and some of the catenary support towers are original century-old installations.

The ancient infrastructure is way past end of useful life even with Metro North’s excellent maintenance practices. 324 more words


The MTA says new stops on the Second Ave Subway are coming

Better bus service? A shorter L-train outage? New Second Avenue Subway stops??

The MTA says yes, you betcha, to all these projects and a few more. 403 more words


Like The Second Avenue Subway? Remember The 3rd Avenue "El"

Forget the Second Avenue subway—we’re obsessed with this elevated train on Third Avenue. In a new exhibit at the New York Transit Museum, there are vintage photos of the train from 1955, the year it closed. 117 more words

Public Transit

Danbury bus service changes for this weekend

DANBURY, Conn. (WTNH) — The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is advising Metro-North Railroad customers that substitute busing will be in effect on the Danbury Branch this weekend. 362 more words


The eyes of NYC will focus on critical L train repairs

The shutdown of the L train’s East River tunnel will be painful for commuters no matter how long it lasts.

But the MTA has to find ways to limit the pain and make sure the project doesn’t run into any delays like those that have affected other large public transit efforts, notably the Second Avenue subway. 278 more words