Tag Archives: MTA

Occupy Wall Street Cripples Thursday Morning Bus Services

The Occupy Wall Street protests caused severe delays in the city’s bus services Thursday morning, DNAinfo.com reports.  All Brooklyn-bound lines, Staten Island bus services and the M5 buses were running late, although service was operating normally by the afternoon. Further disruptions are expected on the subways as protestors plan to take their protest onto the […]

A Brief And Angry Encounter

The man with the army backpack took a seat on the train. He pulled a torn and marked up Bible out of his bag and began to read it. The A train was full but not packed–all but one of the seats were taken and very few people were standing. The empty seat was perpendicular […]

Brooklyn Woman Allegedly Attacks MTA Bus Driver

A woman allegedly attacked an MTA bus driver on her morning to commute, accusing her of purposely driving slow. Alicea Diaz of Coney Island was aboard the B82 Limited in Bensonhurst when she allegedly yelled and hit bus driver Jacqueline Benjamin, 60-years-old, reported the New York Post. Diaz was charged at Brooklyn Criminal Court with […]

MTA Connects Subways in Downtown Brooklyn

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority will be opening a new subway stop in Downtown Brooklyn. According to NY1, the MTA announced it is opening a transfer connector between Jay Street and Lawrence Street, connecting riders from the A, C and F lines at Jay Street to the R line at Lawrence Street. Not only will the […]

Broken Promises for Broken Escalator at High St. Subway Station, Riders Say

After two months of promises by the MTA to fix a broken escalator at a Brooklyn subway station, riders are still waiting, according to The New York Daily News. Riders, particularly the elderly, say the MTA has failed to fulfill multiple promises after the down escalator at the High St. A/C station broke down on Thursday, Sept. 9.  MTA officials […]