The MTA’s smart Bay Ridge Branch, diminished in the uproar over Andy Byford’s quitting, is the best new transit idea in a long time. It helps all mass transit riders from Queens, Manhattan and Brooklyn.
A Queens Bus Redesign Meeting is set for February 4th in Long Island City, the closest so far for Roosevelt Island. Showing up and speaking up matters. Be there.
Roosevelt Island transit choices jumped into focus again, last winter, when the MTA threatened to gut bus service. And followed up with mangling a subway shutdown. Then, the pandemic threw it all out of sync, but as we ramp back to normal, here’s current overview.
An MTA bus plan fight rallied quickly on Roosevelt Island in the last several days. Efforts rose from multiple directions as news about killing Q102 service spread. Reporting by David Stone A few years back, the MTA severely limited Q102 bus service on Roosevelt Island by cutting all […]
Can RIOC save the Q102? That question rose fast after yesterday’s Transportation meeting at the Senior Center. And RIOC acted nearly as quickly.
A new MTA QT78 bus route for Roosevelt Island will, if implemented, devastate mass transit locally. The Q102 ends, severely cutting service. Reporting by David Stone A plan reimagines Queens bus service for the first time since trolley lines were original guides. It aims for faster service by […]
MTA Holiday Nostalgia Trains begin service tomorrow, December, 1st. The flashback is a treat from the New York Transit Museum. It recalls a whole different era in the city and for mass transit.