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Local Leaders Push MTA To Restore Express F Train Service

Local leaders are putting pressure on the MTA to restore express service on the F train in Brooklyn, last experienced by commuters in 1987,...

Why We Need A Transit Center Near The Brooklyn Army Terminal...

THE COMMUTE: Last week, in Part 1, we started to discuss the Brooklyn Army Terminal as a major transportation hub and I got sidetracked...

Contest Allows You To Choose Next Big Mobile App For MTA...

The MTA and AT&T are holding a contest to see who can create the best app using real-time MTA data. According to a press...

Contest Allows You To Choose Next Big Mobile App For MTA...

The MTA and AT&T are holding a contest to see who can create the best app using real-time MTA data. According to a press...

Montague Street Tunnel To Close Again, And Another Mayoral Debate

THE COMMUTE: Just when you thought all the subway lines had finally reopened in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, several weeks ago the MTA announced...

How Safe Are You In The Subways?

THE COMMUTE: I’m not talking about crime, but rather the other type of safety. Will the subway derail? Will a chunk of the ceiling...

System Redundancy Is A Good Thing, And More

THE COMMUTE: English is a funny language. If we don’t like someone we might say we don’t like them because they are “stubborn” and...

Cuomo Names Tom Prendergast As New MTA Chairman And More About...

THE COMMUTE: It was announced on Friday that, after 100 days without a permanent chairman, the former head of New York City Transit, Thomas...

MTA Deserves High Marks For Returning Service As Quickly As Possible

THE COMMUTE: It is not too often that I compliment the MTA for a job well done. Regular readers of this column know most...

City, State Officials Cut Ribbon On D-Line Station Renovations

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held at the West End D Line's Bay Parkway station today, after crews completed years of work rehabilitating seven...

What Can We Learn From The B4 Experience?

THE COMMUTE: Ned heard my name for the first time when I emailed him in March 2010 with my testimony opposing the Brooklyn bus service...

B4 Line To Be Fully Restored! Victory For Sheepshead Bay Community

YOU READ IT HERE FIRST: After petitions, public workshops and letters from local officials, the MTA will announce today that the B4 bus line will...

Transit Officers Mourn Their Fallen Brothers In Bensonhurst

Hundreds of subway officers gathered at the Saint Athanasius Church at 2154 61st Street on Tuesday morning for the NYPD Transit Bureau’s Inaugural Memorial Mass....

Golden Wants New Vehicles For Express Bus Routes

The following is a press release from Senator Marty Golden's office: SENATOR GOLDEN CALLS ON MTA TO PURCHASE NEW BUSES FOR BROOKLYN EXPRESS BUS ROUTES ...