“We will return to providing a full schedule of 26 daily trains and 14 trains each weekend day,” Metro-North announced.
The Port Authority announced that the suspension was due to a signal problem, and was expected to be temporary.
The commuting woes that made life difficult for people struggling to get to work have improved for many in our area following Tropical Storm Irene, but significant challenges remain for many.
“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.”
NJ Transit riders are not thrilled about the price of a ride, late trains and buses and service interruptions, and they give the sprawling statewide system mediocre marks in a new customer satisfaction survey.
As the PATH system resumed normal service, New York Waterway and NJ Transit buses were nonetheless adding additional service. NJ Transit was cross-honoring PATH tickets.
Possible presidential candidate Donald Trump received several draft deferments from military service during the Vietnam War, according to purported Selective Service records that appeared online.
The hardest hit lines include the B36 bus in Brooklyn and M22 bus in Manhattan, both of which would see fewer weekend buses.
The agency said it will save $300,000 a year with the cost-cutting plan.
“We’re trying to dig out our stranded buses. We’re working very closely with the Department of Sanitation but many roads are still impassable,” said Deirdre Parker of New York City Transit.
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.
An unauthorized person on the tracks was struck by a train near Auburndale, and police activity was ongoing.
Spokesman Dan Stessel says service was restored just before 5 a.m. Tuesday, nearly 17 hours after a derailment kept trains from using nine tracks.
The L train will not be running in either direction between the Myrtle-Wyckoff Station and Manhattan.
AT&T and T-Mobile signed 10-year contracts to provide cell and Wi-Fi service through a network being built by Transit Wireless.