Amtrak Invests $2.4 Billion For Next-Gen High-Speed Trains From Harlem To The Hudson

Metro-North RailroadAmtrak trains run up and down the Northeast Corridor at 125th Street and Park Avenue at the Metro-North stop in East Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

Man Smokes Crack, Strips Naked Riding Harlem Train

3 train subway in harlem1There’s no knowing exactly what awaits as one swipes through the turnstile and descends into New York’s subway system. Continue Reading →

Harlem City Council Speaker Mark-Viverito Gets The Fix In Harlem

Melissa-Mark-Viverito-IOU_7934City Council Speakers are just like all the rest of us — they’re told to direct their complaints to the 311 black hole, too. Continue Reading →

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 →

New Subway Cars Will Bear Cuomo’s Color Stamp

Renderings-of-the-new-subway-carsGov. Andrew Cuomo revealed details of a new fleet of subway cars Monday, part of a “redesign of the MTA on every level” that will bear the unmistakable mark of Albany. 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 →

MTA Buses Test Safety Technology To Avoid Hitting Pedestrians

New-MTAbusSafety technology that would warn pedestrians that a bus is turning or help bus drivers avoid collisions is coming to some New York City buses. Continue Reading →

After Barge Collison Amtrak Restores Metro-North Service

Metro-North RailroadAmtrak has restored service on the Empire Line after a boat struck the Spuyten Duyvil Bridge (where the Hudson and Harlem Rivers meet). The boat struck the bridge around 4:20 p.m. Sunday, prompting a temporary suspension in both directions. Continue Reading →

MTA’s $27B Capital Plan Gets Approval For Second Avenue Subway To Expand Into East Harlem

second ave east harlemA massive funding plan for the MTA is finally moving forward, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Tuesday. The Capital Plan Review Board has approved the $27 billion, five-year capital plan for the MTA. Continue Reading →