Aug. 22, 2023 By Bill Parry Officials from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) helped kickoff U.S. Open Fan Week on Aug. 21 at Corona Yard adjacent to the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center at Flushing Meadows Corona Park, where the main draw gets underway from Monday, Aug. 28, and will run through Sunday,… Read More
Lawmakers from every corner of Queens gathered on March 22 in the state capitol to call on Gov. Kathy Hochul to include funding for an MTA fare freeze and a free bus pilot in the final state budget as negotiations continue through April 1.
Mar. 7, 2023 By Bill Parry The MTA has opened a customer service center at the Flushing-Main Street 7 train station, one of the busiest in the city’s transit system. Station agents working at the repurposed station booth will be able to assist subway riders with the switch to OMNY and assist commuters with customer… Read More
Feb. 22, 2023, By Zachary Gewelb A 17-year-old was arrested after he was caught clinging to the back of 7 train departing from the Queensboro Plaza station in Long Island City on Wednesday, just two days after a 15-year-old boy was killed in a subway surfing incident on the Williamsburg Bridge. Authorities say that officers… Read more »
Feb. 16, 2023 By Michael Dorgan New York City lawmakers and public transport advocates held a rally in Albany on Tuesday, Feb. 14, calling on the state to pass a finance bill worth nearly $11 billion that they say would fully fund the MTA through 2026 and make it more efficient. The legislation, known as… Read more »