No Discount for Rockland Riders by MTA, NJ Transit

No Discount for Rockland Riders by MTA, NJ Transit

Story and Photos by Kathy Kahn As if Rockland doesn’t have its fair share of problems, one it doesn’t need is the faux pas NJ Transit imposed on its Rockland riders when it gave a 10 percent discount to its ridership in New Jersey but did not extend it to the other side of the […]

Bloated MTA spending more and losing more revenue than region can afford

Bloated MTA spending more and losing more revenue than region can afford

By Kathy Kahn A report released by the New York State Comptroller’s Office on October 10 blasted the handling of the bloated MTA’s record and the declining ridership on the NYC subways, which have recently added the glitzy Second Avenue Subway to its stable. Among the talking points in the October report released by the […]

County Executive’s Corner “Keeping Moving”

County Executive’s Corner “Keeping Moving”

By County Executive Ed Day My administration recognizes the importance of improving our mass transit infrastructure. An area where unfortunately Rockland has been behind the eight ball for many years. However, we are making progress, in August 2017 the County’s Tappan Zee Express launched its first-ever Sunday service schedule. Along with a revised, expanded Saturday schedule. The […]

Reclaim New York says new congestion toll plan is a bail out for Cuomo and MTA

Reclaim New York says new congestion toll plan is a bail out for Cuomo and MTA

Reclaim New York Initiative offered the following statement on the “Fix NYC” panel’s congestion pricing report: “Congestion pricing would be yet another massive new tax on New Yorkers. It would pass the bill for the MTA’s perpetual waste and management, and the Governor’s pass-the-buck leadership, to hard-working, overburdened commuters who can’t afford it. “More money, […]

Special Train Service for New Year’s Weekend

Special Train Service for New Year’s Weekend

Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) trains and buses will operate on special schedules during the New Year’s holiday weekend, with lots of extra service to help customers enjoy the three-day weekend and celebrate the New Year. Also for holiday travelers, as part of the Port Authority’s measures to alleviate roadway congestion at LaGuardia Airport during the […]

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