MTA service for Fourth of July holiday
Photo by MTA / Patrick Cashin

The MTA will offer extra railroad service on Thursday, July 3, to allow customers to get a head start on the Fourth of July holiday. On Friday, July 4, subways, buses, the LIRR, Metro-North and the Staten Island Railway will operate on a Saturday schedule. More details are below. Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Railroad The […]

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Community feedback leads to permanent bus service expansion along Vernon Boulevard
THE COURIER/ Photo by Angy Altamirano

As they say, ask and you shall receive. Due to an immense amount of support from community members, it will now be easier to access the western Queens waterfront. The MTA announced on Friday that weekend and increased weeknight service on the Q103 route, which runs down Vernon Boulevard between Astoria and Long Island City, will be […]

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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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Weekend bus trial to expand service along Vernon Boulevard
THE COURIER/ Photo by Angy Altamirano

The western Queens waterfront will soon get a taste of extended bus service. The Q103 bus line, which connects Astoria and Long Island City via Vernon Boulevard, will begin offering service to riders on weekends starting in June, according to the MTA. The weekend schedule will serve as a trial program for the transit agency […]

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LIC welcomes better bus service

The Astoria and Long Island City waterfront is getting better bus service. Improvements to the Q103 bus line, which runs along Vernon Boulevard between Hunters Point and Astoria, began on Monday, September 9. Instead of 25 runs a day, the Q103 will now have 30. It will run every 15 minutes during the morning rush-hour. […]

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