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St. George »

MTA to Study Every Bus Route on Staten Island to Make Improvements

Borough President James Oddo and the MTA announced the study, which will end next year.

Williamsburg »

MTA Seeks $300M to Increase L Train Capacity, Add Entryways at Stations

More than 2,000 additional people could ride the L train per hour with the improvements, the MTA said.

Long Island City »

Full G Train Service Returns After 5-Week Shutdown

Service halted between Brooklyn and Queens so workers could repair damage from Hurricane Sandy. 

Jamaica »

MTA Launching New Bus Routes, Extensions as Part of $4.9M Upgrade

The MTA is creating new bus routes and extending service on lines citywide due to growing ridership.

Great Kills »

MTA Real Time App Tells Staten Island Straphangers When Train Will Come

The MTA updated its iPhone and web app to include real time updates for the Staten Island Railway.

Woodside »

Investigators Rule Out Rail Flaw as Cause of Queens F Train Derailment

85 rail sections from the same batch were also tested and no defects were found, officials said Monday.

Woodside »

Rail in F Train Derailment Was Inspected a Week Earlier: MTA

Officials are still trying to determine the cause of the F train derailment, which injured 19 people.

Williamsburg »

MTA Plans to Add 56 Weekend Trips on the L Line this Fall

The change is to meet ridership demand, which is at an all-time high, according to the MTA.

Forest Hills »

After Months of Delays, Elevators at Forest Hills Subway Station Open

The project also improved electrical and signal installations at the station.

Astoria »

Q Train to Run Local Overnight, Cutting Wait Times in Half, MTA Says

Trains will make all local stops between midnight and 6:30 a.m. starting in December. 

East Village »

Weekend Service Restored on 3 Bus Lines, MTA Says

The M8, Q31 and Q77 will get restored or increased subway service, according to the MTA. 

Inwood »

Dyckman Street 1 Train Station Gets $31M Upgrade

The renovation of the Dyckman Street station replaced the platforms and added a new elevator and ramp.

Tottenville »

MTA Breaks Ground on Tottenville Station for Staten Island Railway

The station, slated to open in 2015, will replace the Atlantic and Nassau stations.

Downtown Brooklyn »

R Train Tunnel Shutdown for Sandy Repairs Will Cause Delays for 14 Months

Trains between Brooklyn and Manhattan will run over the Manhattan Bridge instead.