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Seniors Demand Second Ave Select Bus Service at East 72nd

BY JACKSON CHEN | Upper East Side residents are pressing the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to upgrade the M15’s East 72nd Street local stops into Select Bus Service for the area’s senior citizen population. With the Second Avenue Subway finally online, the MTA will restore the avenue’s bus stops out of commission due to the new line’s […]

BY JACKSON CHEN | Despite continued public skepticism that the Second Avenue Subway will meet its year-end deadline for opening, testing of the new line is underway, according to both the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and video footage taken by transit enthusiast Max Diamond. In Diamond’s video, taken on October 9, two models of trains — the […]

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BY JACKSON CHEN | Transit advocates are calling on Governor Andrew Cuomo to immediately make good on his $8.3 billion promise of state funding for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s capital program, which includes projects like the long-stalled Second Avenue Subway. Since the governor pledged the $8.3 billion to the MTA in 2015, $1 billion has already […]

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BY TERESE LOEB KREUZER  |  The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is now saying that it will take one to three years to repair Superstorm Sandy damage to the South Ferry subway station at the southern end of Manhattan. “Right now, it’s still too early to tell how long the repairs will take,” said Kevin Ortiz, a […]

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BY TERESE LOEB KREUZER | The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is now saying that it will take one to three years to repair Superstorm Sandy damage to the South Ferry subway station at the southern end of Manhattan. “Right now, it’s still too early to tell how long the repairs will take,” said Kevin Ortiz, a […]

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Trinity Church cancels Halloween festivities   |  Families celebrating Halloween will have to pencil out a Trinity Church visit from their calendars as a planned activity for the last weekend of October. The church’s annual movie night, originally scheduled for 5:30 p.m. on Fri., Oct. 26, has been canceled for safety reasons, according to the […]

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C.B. 1 protests closure of Downtown subway concourse The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has announced that, rather than wait until the opening of World Trade Center 1 and 4, the Dey Street Concourse will open to the public once the Fulton Center is completed in June 2014. But members of Community Board 1 are calling for […]

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