MTA’s New ‘Operation Track Sweep’ Intros Track-Vacuuming Trains From Harlem To Hollis (Video)

subway train in harlem1The MTA has announced a new (and much needed) cleaning program that will aim to “dramatically reduce” the amount of trash found on subway tracks. Continue Reading →

You Can Take The A Train To Harlem In New Cars Soon

a train harlemThe NY Daily News reports that G train riders will have to wait for the L train’s planned shutdown before getting better service, some Harlem line trains get new model cars. Continue Reading →

Noooo, MTA Might Increase Subway Fares

two-train-in-harlemThe MTA projects it could raise subway fares 4 percent from Harlem to Hollis by 2017 and a further 4 percent by 2019, according to the agency’s preliminary 2017 budget published Wednesday. Continue Reading →

Due To A Power Outage Harlem Trains Expect Extensive Delays

3 train subway in harlem1Due to a power outage, expect extensive delays on the 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 trains in East and Central Harlem lines. Continue Reading →

Traffic Suspensions With 3 And 2 Trains In Harlem

3 train subway in harlem1Due to signal problems, 3 train service is suspended in both directions between 96th Street and Harlem 148th Street in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Transit Headaches Ahead With MTA Tunnel Repairs

125th street in harlem1Plan your trips to and from Harlem accordingly, the MTA is quietly planning work on the 2, 3 and F tunnels that may rival the impending L train shutdown. An MTA rep told Brooklyn Paper that the agency is banking on making repairs to the Hurricane Sandy-damaged tunnels some time in the future. Continue Reading →

Fire East 119th Street And Park Avenue In Harlem (Update)

CisaciTVEAEBRrsEmergency personnel are on the scene of a three alarm fire located at East 119th Street and Park Avenue in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

New York City L Train Shutdowns Could Begin In 2019

L train line in nycIf you’re traveling to Harlem or traveling from Harlem and you’re new to the New York City area, you might not know that Hurricane Sandy dealt quite a blow to the tunnels connecting the city’s boroughs. The G and R trains’ tunnels have already been repaired. Continue Reading →

Leave Early, NYC Subway Wait Times Getting Worse

3 train subway in harlem1Wait times for subway trains in NYC are, unsurprisingly, getting worse, a report released by the New York State Comptroller’s office reveals. The Wall Street Journal reported on the audit, which also criticizes the MTA’s assessment method for wait times. Continue Reading →

NYPD Suspends 3 Train Service In Harlem (update)

3 train subway in harlem1Today at 9:21 PM EST due to NYPD activity, 3 train service is suspended in both directions between 148th Street and 96th Street in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →