Hundreds of app developers and other tech whizzes gathered in Brooklyn this weekend for a contest to create apps for transit riders.
Local 1181 President Michael Cordiello said in no way is the suspension of the strike a sign of his side giving up its fight.
Transit agencies across the Tri-State area are responding to the powerful winter storm which is causing disruptions.
The strike by city school bus drivers and matrons continues with no end in sight.
A Long Island school district has made the move to a cleaner and less costly way to transport its students.
More than 8,000 school bus drivers and matrons went on strike in New York City Wednesday, leaving nearly 152,000 public school students having to find other ways to get to class.
NJT came under fire for leaving trains in rail yards prone to flooding and, in total, 62 locomotives and 261 rail cars were damaged.
Senator Frank Lautenberg has announced he plans to hold a hearing at some point to look into why the train fleet suffered tens of millions of dollars worth of damage during the storm.
AAA forecasts that 43.6 million people will traveler for Thanksgiving nationwide — an uptick of less than one percent over last year with more than 90 percent getting to their destinations by car.
There is some good news for New Jerseyans who have been suffering since superstorm Sandy hit the state. NJ TRANSIT has resumed service on many bus routes.
According to the MTA, the amount of money the agency loses each year because of people not paying their bus fare is staggering.
Lawmakers say a major plan, called Connect Long Island, would increase public transportation and reduce car use.
“The Far Rockaway branch has been bused since about 6 a.m. this morning. Busing will continue indefinitely because a lot of the yard is underwater,” Margie Anders, LIRR spokeswoman, told WCBS 880. “There’s a pump truck but it’s not doing much against the forces of nature.”
It found Metro-North commuters are happier with their service overall compared with the LIRR, but passengers said bathrooms on Metro-North trains are in worse shape than those on its sister railroad.