Thanks to popular stops running toward Times Square, the Main Street subway station in Queens is now the 10th busiest among the M.T.A.’s routes.
Any travelers on this route wishing to avoid the hordes of tourists, however, are out of luck. The No. 7 line is your only option at the Flushing, Queens, Read More
The perennial attempt to hike subway and bus fares is one of the more ritualistic political dances in New York. Any leader of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority who ever tries logic (fares, adjusted for inflation, are virtually the same as in the mid-1990s) is inevitably met with a blast of criticism. Politicians decry the move. Read More
For months, the M.T.A. and the Federal Transit Administration had been at odds over cost overruns of the M.T.A.’s two biggest projects: the long-planned Second Avenue Subway and East Side Access, which would bring the Long Island Rail Road to Grand Central. The F.T.A., which is partially funding both, had argued the projects Read More