Countdown clocks

A crew working to restore A train service in the Rockaways (credit: Metropolitan Transportation Authority / Kevin Ortiz)

MTA Chairman: Sandy Repairs To Take Five More Years, Fare Hike Ahead

New York City straphangers will really want to hang on as there are many twists and turns ahead.

04/15/2013

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MTA Releases App With Real-Time Subway Countdown Clocks

You can now find out when the next subway train will arrive simply by looking at your smartphone.

12/28/2012

FILE - Passengers crowd onto a bus on First Avenue. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Lawmakers, Advocates Want Countdown Clocks Installed At NYC Bus Stations

Councilman Brad Lander and other lawmakers say countdown clocks at city bus shelters will make commuting for New Yorkers a little easier.

12/10/2012

Passengers on the subway after the system came online following Hurricane Irene - New York, NY - Aug 29, 2011 (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Straphangers Campaign Lists Bests And Worsts For Year In Transit

The Straphangers Campaign’s Gene Russianoff says among the worst things is that the 2nd Avenue subway project is behind schedule and over budget.

12/13/2011

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Subway Countdown Clocks Knocked Out By Excessive Summer Heat

Officials are working to install cooling systems in the communications rooms, where the clock equipment is housed. They hope to have the problem resolved in the next few days.

07/21/2011

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Drivers: NYC Streets For Everyone But Us

Coming soon to a New York City street near you: fewer parking spots, driving lanes that will be narrowed and a 20-mile per hour speed limit.

08/16/2010