Gov. Cuomo: Limited subway service to begin Thursday
AmNews Staff Reports | 10/31/2012, 5:41 p.m.
Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that beginning Thursday morning, there will be limited subway service on several routes, supplemented by a bus shuttle between Downtown Brooklyn and Midtown. There will be no subway service between 34th St in Midtown and Downtown Brooklyn.
Earlier today, Local, Limited-Stop and Express Bus service began operating as close to a normal weekday schedule as possible. As was the case yesterday, bus service will operate on a fare-free basis today. Access-A-Ride also began limited service today, as well as accepting reservations for travel after noon Thrusday.
The governor also announced that beginning Wednesday afternoon, both Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Railroad will begin to provide limited service on part of their respective networks.
It is still too early to say how long it will take to restore the system to full service, according to the MTA
All of the bridges operated by MTA Bridges & Tunnels are open to traffic. The Hugh L. Carey and Queens Midtown Tunnels remain closed after suffering extensive flooding.