Transportation

NYC Subway Returns to 24-Hour Service

The New York City subway system has returned to full 24-hour service as of Monday morning for the first time in over a year. On May 6th, 2020 the subway system had been closed nightly from 1 a.m. to 5 a.m. for enhanced cleaning and disinfecting of the subway due to coronavirus. On February 22, […]

Transportation

Amtrak Offers Free Food to Top Customers at Moynihan Train Hall

NEW YORK – Amtrak’s best customers can now get free food and beverages in the Metropolitan Lounge at the newly opened Moynihan Train Hall in New York City. The lounge is available only for Amtrak Guest Rewards Select Executive and Select Plus members, Acela First Class and private room customers and Single-Day Pass holders, with same-day reservations. With […]

Airlines Transportation

JetBlue to Serve Four New Cities Including Miami, Key West

NEW YORK — JetBlue plans to introduce service to four all-new destinations as part of a broader plan to add 24 new nonstop routes in the first half of 2021. Between February and June, JetBlue will launch flights for the first time in Miami; Key West, FL.; Guatemala City; and Los Cabos, Mexico. Nine of […]

Transportation

New Moynihan Train Hall to Open New Year’s Day

Amtrak will celebrate the grand opening of Moynihan Train Hall in midtown to passengers on New Year’s Day, January 1, 2021. Located directly across the street on Eighth Avenue from the current Amtrak home of Penn Station, Moynihan Hall is located in the Farley Post Office Building and named after the late New York senator […]

Transportation

Amtrak Unveils Refurbished Waiting Area at Penn Station

NEW YORK — Amtrak and NJ TRANSIT said it has completed the first phase of a remodeling of the Ticketed Waiting Area for passengers at New York Penn Station. The space opened for customers Monday at the Amtrak Concourse on the Upper Level and 8th Avenue side of the Station. As part of the refresh, customers […]

Transportation

BAE to Provide Electric Hybrid Systems for NY Buses

ENDICOTT, NY — BAE Systems has been selected by New York City Transit Authority to supply 435 electric hybrid power and propulsion systems for its new fleet of transit buses, reducing carbon emissions and fuel consumption. “We are committed to collaborating with New York as it strives to reduce transportation emissions and improve air quality in […]

Transportation

Subway Ridership Tops One Million Mark Tuesday

MTA New York City Transit announced that ridership on the subway system surpassed one million people per day or the first time since March, as Phase 2 of reopening began in the city on Monday. Subway ridership hit 1,047,493 on Tuesday, June 23.  Buses reached the million-rider milestone on Friday, June 19, with bus ridership […]

Transportation

LaGuardia Unveils New Terminal B

NEW YORK — LaGuardia Gateway Partners (LGP), the private entity operating and redeveloping LaGuardia Airport’s Terminal B, has opened a new state of the art Terminal B Arrivals and Departures Hall over the weekend, marking the largest milestone in the redevelopment project and signifying that the Terminal B project is approximately 80 percent complete. The […]

Transportation

NYC Subways to Close From 1 to 5 AM

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) announced the city’s subway system will close overnight from 1 – 5 a.m. for daily deep cleaning and a new “Essential Connector” service to continue moving frontline workers beginning Wednesday, May 6.  During this overnight period, the MTA will intensify disinfecting operations, cleaning its fleet of thousands of cars and […]

Transportation

Average Gas Prices Below $2 a Gallon

The average gallon of gas nationwide is just $1.97 according to data from the app GasBuddy, falling 10.1 cents from last week alone. GasBuddy compiles data submitted by users from more than 11 million individual price reports covering over 150,000 gas stations across the country. The average price of diesel, meanwhile, fell 5.5 cents to $2.61 […]