Post Tagged with: "MTA"

Transportation

Union pushes two-stop bus service to Manhattan

The projected route for proposed Select Bus Service that would run through Hunts Point.

Though the route is still open to change, advocates presenting at a March 13 meeting were adamant that its construction would give Bronx residents accessibility to jobs in Harlem and Manhattan.

Politics / Transportation

Diaz pushes for commuter rail service for Hunts Point

Earlier this week Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. urged the state Assembly to finance Metro North expansion to the area as part of its 2015 capital plan.

Parks / Transportation

New bus line links Hunts Point, Longwood

The Bx46 awaits passengers on Longwood Avenue near the Prospect Ave. 2/5 station.

Workers getting off their shift at the Hunts Point markets have caught on that the new bus is convenient—and quiet.

Economy / Transportation

A Metro-North stop in Hunts Point?

An artist's rendering of Metro-North's proposed new station stop on Hunts Point Avenue.

MTA’s proposal for new route excites local commuters For years, Hunts Point residents have heard the sound of Amtrak trains speeding past without stopping, en route to northern destinations. Now, Metro-North is considering adding a line with a stop in Hunts Point, using those same tracks.

Parks / Transportation

New Barretto Point Park bus hours announced

The bus to Barretto Point Park is back.

News / Parks

In the news, August 15-21

In the news, August 15-21

Young musicians from a Morrisania-based non-profit put on a high-energy musical show for about 100 summer camp kids in the courtyard of PS 75 on Faile St. on August 18, singing, playing and rapping mostly original tunes to entertain the campers. The young talent is part of Renaissance Education, Music […]

News / Transportation

Residents rail against transit cuts

Residents rail against transit cuts

By Joe Hirsch news@huntspointexpress.com Bronx bus riders could soon be looking for other means of getting around when the MTA implements service cuts this summer. The transit agency announced on March 24 that it will slash service across the city beginning on June 27, in order to help close the […]

News / Transportation

Park shuttle spared from budget cuts

Park shuttle spared from budget cuts

By Maria Clark maria.clark@journalism.cuny.edu The shuttle bus to the floating swimming pool at Barretto Point Park will be up and running again this summer thanks to some much needed funding from President Obama‚Äôs stimulus package. The future of the shuttle had remained unclear for months while the MTA proposed drastic […]

Transportation

Residents want bus to go to park

Residents want bus to go to park

By Luis M. Mostacero Photo by Luis M. Mostacero Barretto Point Park When Barretto Point Park opened almost two years ago, Hunts Point residents regarded the five-acre waterfront park as a sign of hope. But even before the park was completed, they, and the advocates who convinced the city to […]