Movement was not an option at the Penn Station Taxi stand, and Jay Dow immediately noticed a couple of guys just standing there, steeling themselves against the cold in Steelers caps.
The railroad was working on a timetable that would take effect only in emergencies, like when service was completely suspended during last month’s blizzard.
On Friday, the second winter storm to blow into the City in a week turned some streets into skating rinks and avenues into rivers of slush.
Mass transit around the Tri-State finally began to move again after the blizzard brought the commute to a standstill but many suffered a long ride to work this morning and were prepared to face much of the same this afternoon.
Commuters in have been hit with fare hikes of up to 25 percent on buses and trains. Now, NJ Transit wants to raise parking fees at many of its lots. That’s got some residents saying enough is enough.
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.
The new passageway means riders won’t have to walk a block above ground in the cold to Lawrence Street. It also makes life a lot easier for the disabled because of new elevators.
Overcrowded lots would get more spaces but rates would likely would increase. Free lots would likely begin charging.
The MTA plans to eventually install flat-screen monitors throughout the entire subway system that would display service information.
About 10% of the Long Island Rail Road ran late between July and September of 2010. About 2% of Metro-North trains ran behind schedule.
The Long Island Rail Road has resumed service to and from Penn Station through Jamaica Friday morning.
The first of the five hearings regarding proposed fare hikes began Monday night at the Cooper Union Great Hall on 7th Street.
Trouble for commuters in northern New Jersey who ride DeCamp Bus Lines.
Long Island Rail Road passengers face Day 4 of major schedule changes and delays as repair work continues on a damaged switching tower.
Commuters question how a small fire could cause such big problems on the LIRR.