‘Bus is Turning’ Announcements Irk Some West Siders, and Changes May be Coming

A robotic voice installed on many MTA buses announces to people outside the bus every time a "Bus is Turning." The safety measure is mea … Read the rest of this entry >>

Man Flashing Gun at M11 Bus Driver Arrested By 20th Precinct Cops

Quick action Friday morning by an MTA M11 bus driver and NYPD officers from the 20th Precinct may have prevented a tra … Read the rest of this entry >>

Complaint Box: Someone Really Dislikes the ‘Bus Turning’ Safety Announcements

Someone has been posting messages on light poles and bus shelters throughout the neighborhood for the past few months bemoaning the sound of automated speakers that say "Caution, bus is turn … Read the rest of this entry >>

Major Shutdowns Coming to the 1, 2 and 3 Subway Lines For Multiple Weekends, Including Total Shutdown for Two Weekends

An upgrade to the switches on the 1, 2 and 3 lines on the Upper West Side will cause major weekend shutdowns for the rest of the summer, the MTA … Read the rest of this entry >>

72nd Street Subway Station That Had $25 Million Renovation Springs Another Leak

The 72nd Street B and C line subway station is leaking once again, puzzling riders who wonder why the MTA spent so much … Read the rest of this entry >>

86th Street Subway Stop Slated to Open Friday, Workers Say

Workers renovating the 86th Street subway station at Central Park West said this week that the station is scheduled to open late Friday after … Read the rest of this entry >>

Town Hall Addresses West Siders’ Commuting Nightmares

Bus-riders, bike-riders, straphangers, pedestrians and drivers all seem to agree on one thing: it’s no picnic getting around the city these … Read the rest of this entry >>

72nd Street Subway Station Floods Days After Reopening Following Major Renovation

The newly renovated 72nd Street subway station just opened a little over a week ago and, lo and behold, the stairs were flooded just days l … Read the rest of this entry >>

City Evaluating Local Subway Station Accessibility and Bus Route Efficiency

The City is in the midst of evaluating Upper West Side subway stations and bus routes to improve accessibility and travel time, acco … Read the rest of this entry >>

72nd Street Subway Station Reopens, With Yoko Ono ‘Sky’ Mosaic

The 72nd Street subway station for the B and C lines reopened on Thursday afternoon after being closed since May for repairs and other upgr … Read the rest of this entry >>

MTA Said That New 110th Street Subway Station Was ‘On Time’ — Except the Tiles Were Put in Wrong

The MTA sent out a glowing press release just before Labor Day about how its $30 million renovation to the Cathedral Parkway subway station at 110th Stree … Read the rest of this entry >>

First Renovated Subway Station Set to Reopen Over Labor Day Weekend, MTA Says

The subway station at 110th Street and Frederick Douglass Boulevard, which has been closed for upgrades since April, will reopen over Labor Day we … Read the rest of this entry >>

MTA Mystery: Has Anyone Taken the CPW Ghost Bus?

All summer there's been scuttlebutt about a free MTA shuttle bus roaming Central Park West, presumably to provide alternate transportation for B/C subway ri … Read the rest of this entry >>

Upper West Siders Grill MTA’s New Subway and Bus Chief; He’s Got A Name Tag and ‘A Radical Plan’

Standing before nearly 200 residents filling the sanctuary of Rutgers Presbyterian Church, New York City Transit President Andy Byford pre … Read the rest of this entry >>

Subway Station Closes for Renovations, as Politicians and Activists Call it a Blown Opportunity

“Accessibility” was the rallying cry of politicians, activists, and concerned citizens at a protest Monday morning, at the subway station at 110th S … Read the rest of this entry >>

MTA Presents More Details on Upcoming Subway Station Closures; Extra Buses Not Definite

Community Board 7 hosted an 'open house' style meeting with MTA representatives to discuss the upcoming closures at the 72nd, 86th, and 110th Street B-C stat … Read the rest of this entry >>

Community Board Wants to Spread Awareness About Station Closures, But Shies Away from Calling for Delay

With the MTA planning to close three Upper West Side subway stations for up to six months this year, Community Board 7 decided to weigh in at its latest meeting this … Read the rest of this entry >>

MTA ‘Must Halt All Plans’ For Subway Upgrades, Says Assembly Member

Assembly Member Linda Rosenthal says the MTA took a "negligent approach" to telling Upper West Siders that three subway sta … Read the rest of this entry >>

MTA Releases Exact Dates and Specs of Subway Station Closures and Upgrades

The MTA sent us a presentation explaining when the subway stations on the B and C lines at 110th, 86th and 72nd st … Read the rest of this entry >>

Three UWS Subways Stations Will Completely Close for Up to 6 Months for Digital Upgrades

Three subway stations -- the 110th, 86th and 72nd Street stations on the B and C lines -- will soon be closing for up to six months as part of the MTA's plans to add … Read the rest of this entry >>

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