UWS Commuting News: 1 Train Service To South Ferry Restored

There’s welcome news today for anyone commuting between the Upper West Side and southern Manhattan: Five months after Superstorm Sandy, 1 train service to South Ferry has been restored.

Teenager Celebrating 18th Birthday Struck & Killed By Subway At Upper West Side 79th Street Station

Sad story to start the day… A teenager celebrating his 18th birthday was struck and killed by an uptown 2 train last night while attempting to cross the tracks at the 79th Street subway station.

UWS SUBWAY CLOSINGS: Uptown 1/2 Trains Skipping 79th & 86th St. Stations Late Fri./Early Sat.

Just a quick note for those of you who use the 79th and 86th Street subway stations on Broadway: The 1-train will be skipping those two stations beginning at 11:45 pm tonight (Friday, 2/1). The same goes for 2-trains, which normally provide late-night service to those stations. Uptown 1 service will resume at 79th and [...]

UWS TECH: New MTA App Shows Real-Time Subway Arrival Times For 1/2/3 (and 4/5/6/S) Trains

Want to know when the next 1, 2, or 3 train is coming? There’s now an app for that — MTA Subway Time. The recently released app lists real-time subway arrivals times for the 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and S lines. I’ve been testing it on the Upper West Side 1/2/3 lines for [...]

UWS Photo Of The Day: Anti-Islam Ad With Burning World Trade Center In 86th Street Subway Station

I’ve gotten notes from a slew of readers in recent days about new anti-Islam ads that have appeared in various subway stations around the Upper West Side and New York City — the photo above is from the 1-train station at 86th Street. The ads, featuring an image of the World Trade Center towers burning [...]

A/C/D Subway Service Back To Normal After Saturday Morning UWS A-Train Derailment

A/C/D trains are running normally today after the derailment of an A train near the 81st Street subway station on Saturday morning snarled service for most of yesterday.

UWS Subway Closings: Changes On A/C Lines This Week Due To MTA FASTRACK Maintenance

Didn’t get a chance to mention this yesterday, but the MTA’s FASTRACK maintenance program continues this week. This time it’s affecting the A and C lines (plus the E, although that’s not an UWS line). As a result, there are station closings and service changes from 10:00 pm – 5:00 am through Friday morning.

UWS Subway Closings: Limited 1/2/3 Overnight Service This Week Due To MTA FASTRACK

The MTA’s FASTRACK maintenance program returns this week. This time it’s affecting the 1/2/3 lines — the primary subway artery of the Upper West Side. As a result, there are major service changes over the next four nights from 10:00 pm – 5:00 am.

UWS Subway Closings: Limited B/D Overnight Service This Week Due To MTA FASTRACK

The MTA’s FASTRACK maintenance program returns this week. This time it’s affecting the B and D lines (plus the F and M, although they’re not specific to the UWS). As a result, there are station closings and service changes from 10:00 pm – 5:00 am, every night through Friday morning.

UPDATE: Blind Jazz Musician Pulled To Safety After Falling On Subway Tracks At 66th Street Station

Posted on Wednesday about a blind man who had fallen on the tracks of the 1 train at 66th Street. Thankfully, it appears as though both he and his dog are OK.