A Brooklyn-based company has concluded that it would be able to run the Manhattan express line slated to be discontinued in June. TransportAzumah and has just sent me an analysis of the BxM4C line, saying it would be “difficult, but feasible” to make the service work as a private enterprise.
Before I get to that, however, I need to own up to an error I’ve written about the time of Westchester County’s hearing on the proposed elimination of that line Read more of this entry »
The home page of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority includes a short video of MTA Chief Executive Jay Walder talking about the transit giant’s financial woes. (The agency is $750 million in the hole.)
He doesn’t give many specifics, but he shows where you can find a lot Read more of this entry »
Amtrak started Wi-Fi service on all Acela express trains from Washington D.C. to Boston starting today. The railroad will also offer the wireless internet service, AmtrakConnect, at the gate areas in six stations in major cities, including New York Penn Station.
For now it’s free. After an introductory period, the railroad will set a rate based Read more of this entry »