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 [...]

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.

Upper West Side Subway Stations Slated To Get Cellular Service (And Wi-Fi?) By End Of 2012

Posted last October that Upper West Side subway stations were slated to receive cell phone service “within the year.” Looks like that target was accurate, as UWS stations between 59th and 96th Streets will begin to go live starting next month, with the roll-out expected to be completed by December.

Annual Straphangers Campaign “State Of The Subway” Report Ranks C Train As Worst In NYC

The Straphangers Campaign released their their annual “State Of The Subway” report today and it’s official: The C train still sucks. The line was ranked as the worst in NYC for the fourth year in a row.