Op-ed: Time to relieve side effects of A train project
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BY ASSEMBLYMAN PHIL GOLDFEDER I have long advocated for improving transportation for families across Queens as the best way to meet the demands of our growing population and boost economic activity in the borough. I have called for the reactivation of the Rockaway Beach Rail Line as the most cost-efficient way to improve commutes for […]

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7 train weekend service suspensions continue through the fall
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No. 7 train riders will not get any relief as service disruptions continue starting this weekend. The first of five planned service suspensions for the line this fall between Queensboro Plaza and Times Square will start on Saturday, Oct. 18, according to the MTA. This weekend, October 18-20 and the weekend of October 25-27, 7 […]

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Riders happy but cautious as G train service returns between LIC and Brooklyn
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Commuters breathed sighs of relief as the G train began rolling into Long Island City once again. For five consecutive weeks this summer, the subway line was not running between the Court Square station in Long Island City and the Nassau Avenue stop in Brooklyn due to repairs being made to damaged tubes flooded during […]

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MTA to begin weekend bus trial expanding service along Vernon Boulevard
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Starting this weekend, residents and visitors will have better access to the western Queens waterfront. The Q103 bus line, which connects Astoria and Long Island City via Vernon Boulevard, will offer service to riders on weekends, starting Sunday and operate later on weekday evenings, according to the MTA. In April, the transit agency said the […]

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Late night Q trains to run local in Manhattan, decreasing wait times: MTA
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Late night Q trains will be making all local stops in Manhattan starting this December, cutting wait times for straphangers, the MTA announced this week. Currently, the line runs express in Manhattan between midnight and 6:30 a.m., bypassing the Prince St, 8 St-NYU, 23 St, 28 St, and 49 St stops. With both the N […]

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