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’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 →

Train Service Into Grand Central Limited After Blaze (Update)

CisaciTVEAEBRrsCommuters into and out of New York’s famed Grand Central Terminal faced crippling delays Wednesday, a day after a raging fire broke out beneath elevated train tracks in the city, officials said. 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 →

Washington Heights Bus Station Pushed Back To December

George-Washington-Bridge-Bus-Station-777x437New York Yimby reports that back in October of 2014, multiple retail tenants were revealed for spaces in the renovated George Washington Bridge Bus Station, located in between West 178th Street and West 179th Street in Washington Heights. 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 →

MTA Debuts High Heel-Friendly Subway Grates In Harlem

050614-wabc-18-imgNY Racked reports that the perpetual fear of your favorite pair of heels being eaten by subway grates on the sidewalk finally be put to bed? Continue Reading →

MTA To Test New Spacious Open Subway Cars

MTA-M1Time Out NY reports that in a few years, from Harlem to Hollis you may never have to be stuck in the same subway car as your ex again. Continue Reading →

MTA Guide for Pope Francis’ Visit to East Harlem

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Dozens of traffic changes and street closures are being implemented for Pope Francis’ historic visit to East Harlem this week, and the MTA says city bus routes will be affected. Authorities encourage all Harlemites and visitors to rely on transportation. Continue Reading →

MTA Announces Changes To Harlem lines And More

Metro-North RailroadMetro-North Railroad schedules will change beginning Oct. 3, impacting those who travel on the the Harlem and Hudson lines. Continue Reading →