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City Council Committee Holds Hearing On L Train Disruptions

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The City Council Transportation Committee is holding a hearing Thursday on dealing with commuting disruptions when the L train tunnel shuts down for repairs in 2019. 331 more words

New York City

MTA, DOT Release Plan to Ferry Riders Across the River During L Train Shutdown

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the New York City Department of Transportation have unveiled their long-awaited plan to convey L train riders between Manhattan and Brooklyn while the MTA shuts down the line’s East River tunnel. 441 more words

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Ahead of 2018 Session, Cuomo Mum on Pursuing MTA Board Overhaul

GothamGazette

In June, as New Yorkers became increasingly frustrated with subway performance and braced themselves for the expected “summer of hell,” Governor Andrew Cuomo was the focus of intense criticism, responding with a series of measures he said were needed in order to fix the ailing Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA). 1,107 more words

Public Transit

City and MTA Still Have No Clue How L Train Shutdown Will Work

Featured Image: All these people will need a new way to get to work starting in April 2019.

A while ago, our boss announced an upcoming change in our employment! 491 more words

Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Nighty-night for subways? Not in NYC

AM NY

Ready to dream?

And we mean REALLY dream?

Picture a modern, wheelchair-accessible subway system, with new stations and new or expanded subway lines that wind their way underground through underserved neighborhoods in the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. 306 more words

Metropolitan Transportation Authority

NYC should get eight new subway lines and extensions, report says

timeout.com

Lots of great ideas last few days…but nobody puts a dime on the plate!

Last week, the Regional Plan Association (RPA) published its Fourth Regional Plan, a sweeping report that recommends 61 actionable steps aimed at improving the New York metropolitan area’s infrastructure, housing and environment in order to allow it to thrive in the coming century. 550 more words

Public Transit

The trouble with creating a ‘new MTA’

NY Post

It’s tempting, if you’re sitting on a stalled subway train, to wonder: Why don’t we chuck the state-run Metropolitan Transportation Authority and start over? 690 more words

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