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CB11 tells MTA to ‘go back to drawing board’ with bus network redesign proposal

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Apr. 4, 2024 By Iryna Shkurhan With the MTA’s Queens Bus Network Redesign project in its final stages, Community Board 11 in Northeast Queens voted down a motion endorsing the proposal as it currently stands. At their meeting on Monday, Apr. 1, board members and local residents said their main problem is with the changes…
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CB7 transportation committee expresses concerns over Queens bus redesign to MTA

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Jan. 19, 2024 By Iryna Shkurhan At a Community Board 7 transportation committee meeting on Thursday evening, the MTA noted various concerns that northeast Queens bus riders have with their plan to overhaul the borough’s entire bus system for the first time in decades.  The Queens Final Bus Redesign Plan, unveiled by the MTA in…
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MTA’s Queens bus network redesign plan comes under fire by transportation advocates  

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Jan. 8, 2024 By Iryna Shkurhan Advocates standing up for elderly, disabled and low-income bus riders brought up several issues with the MTA’s proposed plan to redesign the entire Queens bus network during a virtual meeting held by a transit advocacy group on Thursday.  About a dozen participants who familiarized themselves with the MTA’s $30 million bus plan, which was unveiled in December, say that its proposed removal of over a thousand bus stops will hurt riders. While the MTA hopes to give riders faster and more consistent service, while also combatting low ridership, advocates argue that it has failed…
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MTA adding extra service on 7 line, Long Island Rail Road during U.S. Open

Aug. 22, 2023 By Bill Parry Officials from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) helped kickoff U.S. Open Fan Week on Aug. 21 at Corona Yard adjacent to the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center at Flushing Meadows Corona Park, where the main draw gets underway from Monday, Aug. 28, and will run through Sunday,…
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