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Ridership Up 4% in Record 2008

That period of crazy-high gas prices last year was good for Metro-North business, as the railroad announced it clicked tickets for 84 million rides last year–a record for Metro-North. Furthermore, us East-of-Hudson types enjoyed 97.5% on-time arrivals, meaning trains pulled … Continue reading

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Metro-North Study: 6% Still Not Happy

Metro-North was quite pleased to share the results of its customer satisfaction survey, which saw 94% of respondents claiming overall satisfaction–a record high for the railroad. Another record was attained when half the respondents said they were “very satisfied” with … Continue reading

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Ambitious Plans at State of MTA Wingding

As you might expect from the blog’s name, Second Ave. Sagas was all over Elliot Sander’s State of the MTA meeting yesterday, which focused primarily on the planned 2nd Avenue subway line. “Today we stand at a crossroads,” said Sander … Continue reading

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