Browsing: subways

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THE COMMUTE: New Yorkers started paying more last week to ride the buses and trains. The MTA claims it needs the extra money to provide better service, but will the extra money result in better service, or will it just disappear into the MTA’s black hole? Has any past fare increase resulted in better service?…

Transportation Photo by koodle
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Below you’ll find Sheepshead Bay subway changes this weekend on the B, Q, and F lines in Brooklyn. Check back Monday to see what’s happening next week. Changes via MTA.info. B Line Brighton Beach-bound B trains make local stops at Avenue U and Neck Rd Days, 9:45am-3pm, through March 27 Please allow additional travel time. Q Line Manhattan-bound trains…

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Following the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s fifth fare hike in eight years, which left straphangers digging deeper into their pockets to board the city’s subways and buses beginning this past Sunday, March 22, riders in neighborhoods throughout our coverage area issued some choice words for both the MTA and lawmakers. According to the poll we published…

Transportation Photo by etyen_vino
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Below you’ll find early week Sheepshead Bay subway changes on the B, Q, and F lines in Brooklyn. Check back later this week to see what’s happening this weekend. Changes via MTA.info. B Line Brighton Beach-bound B trains make local stops at Avenue U and Neck Rd Days, 9:45am-3pm, Wednesday, March 25 to Friday, March 27 Please…

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THE COMMUTE: We wrote about this subject numerous times. In 2012, we caught the MTA with their pants down. In 2014, we documented jam-packed B36 buses at Nostrand Avenue and Avenue Z, while the B44 and B44 SBS buses operated in both directions virtually empty during the morning rush hour. On Sunday, March 8, while…

News & Features Photo by Roman Kruglov
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Beginning this Sunday, bus and subway riders will see fares increase across the board, with the base fare going up from $2.50 to $2.75. (For the full list of fare increases, as well as increases on bridges and tunnels, see our previous post.) The MTA say the biennial fare hikes that have been in place…

Transportation Photo by koodle
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Below you’ll find Sheepshead Bay subway changes this weekend on the B, Q, and F lines in Brooklyn. Check back Monday to see what’s happening next week. Changes via MTA.info. B Line Brighton Beach-bound B trains run local from Prospect Park to Kings Hwy  Days, 9:45am-3pm, Wednesday, March 18 to Friday, March 20 Please allow additional travel time. F Line…

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