Starting June 15th, the Robert F. Kennedy-Triborough Bridge will no longer be accepting bills, switching to E-ZPass tags instead. The switch is set to cut up to 21 hours of driving time per year, according to the MTA. Along with decreasing the number of idle cars which will also be environmentally friendlier. The E-ZPass system…

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For the upcoming eight weekends, there will be no N Train service between Astoria and Long Island City. The service change includes Memorial Day and Labor Day, according to an MTA announcement. The service changes are so that the MTA can make “major upgrades” to the above-ground tracks’ infrastructure. The upgrades are set to improve…

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It's finally been confirmed. Rumors of the W Line being resurrected from the grave have been circling the grape vine for quite some time, but for many of us it was all too good to be true.   On Thursday, the MTA finally announced that those rumors were in fact true, and they are seriously…

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The Metropolitan Transportation Authority unveiled designs for a new 'open' model train car which they hope to test drive as a replacement for the current crammed option.  The open gangway train design is currently used in Toronto, London and Paris and is more comfortable alternative which lets commuters spread out on the length of the train…

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‘Infrequent and unreliable’ are just two words that have been used to describe the R Train recently. ‘Rarely’ is also a name that some people call the train that is lacking, to say the least, in on time performance. For many communities, the R is their only transit line. It makes stops in Manhattan, Queens and Brooklyn. Which…

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