NYCTRC Supports the Staten Island Express Bus Redesign In 2015, NYC Transit began an immense project to reimagine the bus…
MNRCC Protests Cancellation of Pascack Valley Line Trains
The Pascack Valley Line of Metro-North Railroad (MNR) is operated by New Jersey Transit (NJ Transit).
Better enforcement of traffic violations, reduced congestion from both FHV and personal vehicles, and better funding will all contribute to a better environment in which buses can operate. Bus ridership, service, and speed have been on a steady decline and it is time for action to be taken in order to address these issues.
Public transit in Southeast Queens has not kept pace with the rapidly growing healthcare care sector. Without nearby subway connections and dwindling hope that new lines will be built, health aides here are in desperate need of better transit options. Access to affordable, efficient, and reliable transit is paramount on all modes be it subway, bus, or commuter rail.
A successful congestion pricing plan will decrease vehicles on Manhattan’s heavily clogged streets and substantially improve bus speeds and reliability, allowing the bus system to flourish. Additional bus lanes, improved bus stop infrastructure, and improved traffic signal timing, in conjunction with congestion pricing, can significantly enhance the quality of bus service and all mobility within the central business district, and may have wide ranging improvements on the transit system as a whole.
To better support the neighborhood and current development plans, the City and MTA must identify resources to invest in the East New York LIRR station. Improvements are imperative for this area to attain the economic vitality outlined in the City’s plans.