UWS Metro-North Station Plans Derailed

by - March 22, 2010 at 1:14 pm - - 1 Comment

metronorthOne of the big perks that the proposed Riverside Center development at West 59th Street was expected to have was a new Metro-North train station. Those plans, however, have fallen apart because the train tracks Read More / Comment »

Cab-Sharing Program Comes to 72nd Street

by - February 25, 2010 at 1:34 am - - Comments Off on Cab-Sharing Program Comes to 72nd Street

grp_ride_stand_signUpper West Siders can share a cab to Grand Central Station for $4 a ride under a pilot program that starts on March 3. The New York City Taxi & Limousine Commission decided to set up a taxi stand at 72nd Street and Read More / Comment »

Walk? Don’t Walk? It’s Up to You!

by - February 23, 2010 at 12:30 am - - 2 Comments

walk dont walkThe glitches with Walk/Don’t Walk signs flashing simultaneously at intersections on the Upper West Side continue, leaving pedestrians to determine for themselves whether it makes sense to step off the curb. Read More / Comment »

Countdown Clocks on A and C Lines Just North of UWS

by - February 16, 2010 at 1:19 pm - - Comments Off on Countdown Clocks on A and C Lines Just North of UWS

Although the MTA has been focused on installing Countdown Clocks that tell subway riders when the next train is coming on the numbered lines like the 1, 2, and 3, the agency recently decided to use older technology to start putting clocks on the lettered lines too. Read More / Comment »

C and D Trains Switching Routes this Week

by - February 16, 2010 at 11:40 am - - Comments Off on C and D Trains Switching Routes this Week

In a last-minute decision, the MTA is switching routes for the C and D trains on the Upper West Side this week. Read More / Comment »

Someday, Somehow, This Fence Might Get Fixed

by - January 27, 2010 at 1:24 am - - 1 Comment

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Way back in August, a cab plowed through the fence surrounding the subway station on the south side of 72nd Street and Broadway. Since then, the city has erected all sorts of makeshift barriers to cover the hole in the fence Read More / Comment »

MTA Switcheroo: M10, Crosstown Buses Saved

by - January 24, 2010 at 1:27 pm - - 3 Comments

m10The MTA came out with a new cost-cutting plan on Friday that spares the M10 bus and most of the crosstown buses that take Upper West Siders across Central Park. Initially, the MTA had planned to cut the M10, and Read More / Comment »

“Countdown Clocks” Coming to UWS Subway Stations

by - January 20, 2010 at 2:34 pm - - Comments Off on “Countdown Clocks” Coming to UWS Subway Stations

Subway riders on the 1, 2, and 3 lines will be able to find out just how much time they will have to wait for the next train as the MTA rolls out new digital display screens in subway stations in the neighborhood. Read More / Comment »

New 96th Street Subway Station Taking Shape

by - January 19, 2010 at 12:31 pm - - Comments Off on New 96th Street Subway Station Taking Shape

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The new and improved 96th Street subway station appears well on its way to completion, with the glass and some interior scaffolding up already.  The new station, which is expected to be completed by this September, could also have Read More / Comment »

Brewer: Broken Crosswalk Signals Endangering Pedestrians

by - January 18, 2010 at 9:19 am - - 1 Comment

Councilwoman Gale Brewer’s staff found at least 13 crosswalk signals on the Upper West Side that told pedestrians to walk and don’t walk at the same time. Read More / Comment »

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