Search the FAQ Archives

3 - A - B - C - D - E - F - G - H - I - J - K - L - M
N - O - P - Q - R - S - T - U - V - W - X - Y - Z
faqs.org - Internet FAQ Archives

nyc.transit FAQ v.8
Section - 3. Relevant Stuff on the Internet

( Single Page )
[ Usenet FAQs | Web FAQs | Documents | RFC Index | Business Photos and Profiles ]


Top Document: nyc.transit FAQ v.8
Previous Document: 2. Abbreviations
Next Document: 4. Telephone Numbers
See reader questions & answers on this topic! - Help others by sharing your knowledge
=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D

This section only includes Internet sites relating specifically to transit
in NYC and the adjoining area, not general transit sites (with
exceptions). For more sites, try
http://dir.yahoo.com/Regional/U_S__States/New_York/Metropolitan_Areas/New_Y=
ork_Metro/Travel_and_Transportation/

Often, a site was placed in one of the following categories although it
also contains pages that belong in another category. In particular, any
site devoted to all of the MTA (or even NYCT), but only to the MTA (or
NYCT, respectively), is nonethless under one of the following categories.

3.1 General

http://www.mta.nyc.ny.us/ - MTA
http://www.ci.nyc.ny.us/html/dot/html/ - NYC DOT
http://www.njtransit.state.nj.us/ - NJT
http://panynj.gov/panav.HTM - PA
http://www.dot.state.ny.us/ - NYS DOT
http://www.ezpass.com/ E-ZPass
http://www.dot.gov/ - US DOT
http://www.ntsb.gov/ - NTSB
http://www.house.gov/transportation/ - US House Transportation and
 Infrastructure Committee
http://www.geocities.com/CapitolHill/5355/ - links
http://www.transitcenter.com/NewSite/transitpages/
http://www.rioc.com/transportation.html - Roosevelt Island info
http://www.forgotten-ny.com/SUBWAYS/ - photos of extant relics of old NYC
http://www.brooklyn.net/crossings/
http://www.liii.com/~roberts/mta.html (or mta.txt) - accessible stations
http://www.panix.com/~danielc/
http://hometown.aol.com/glenn6398/ - Urban Transit Club
http://www.cais.net/atu/ - ATU
http://www.twu.com/ - TWU
http://www.pcac.org/ - PCAC
http://metrocard.citysearch.com - buy MC online
http://www4.nationalacademies.org/trb/homepage.nsf - TRB
http://www.apta.com/ - APTA
http://www.tstc.org/ - TSTC
http://www.commuterlink.com/ - Commuter Link - devoted to reducing
 congestion
http://www.hartwheels.org/ - Hudson Alliance for Rational Transportation
http://www.i95coalition.org/ - I-95 Corridor Coalition
http://www.nyctrof.com/ - NYC Transit Retirees of Florida, Inc.
http://www.nyu.edu/wagner/transportation/ - Center for Transportation
 Management and Policy
http://www.trainweb.com/community/

3.2 Rapid Transit (incl. NYCT, PATH)

http://www.nycsubway.org/ - NYC subway info - likely the best-loved NYC
 transit site
http://www.quuxuum.org/~joekor/
http://www.straphangers.org/ - Straphangers' Campaign
http://metro.ratp.fr:10001/bin/select/english/usa/new-york - Subway
 Navigator
http://www.cc.columbia.edu/~brennan/rails/ - includes inter alia a great
 unofficial subway map
http://www.toddcam.com/site/todd_elert_subway.html - subway photos
http://www.bmt-lines.com/ - BMT
http://home.att.net/~davegior/photos.html - photos
http://rapidtransit.com/net/home.htm
http://palter.org/~subway/ - photos
http://wt.mit.edu/Subway/ - photos
http://www.glue.umd.edu/~chaohwa/nycsubway/
http://www.tmk.com/
http://www.railtransitonline.com/ - a newsletter
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/technology/nyunderground/tindex.html
http://home.nycap.rr.com/useless/subway/subway.html - Beach Pneumatic
http://www.multimania.com/fdelaitre/Beach.htm - Beach Pneumatic
http://members.home.com/pjd2/trk-book.html - Mr. Dougherty's track book

3.3 Railroads (incl. MN, LIRR, NJT)

http://www.amtrak.com/ - Amtrak
http://www.rrb.gov/ - RRB
http://www.conrail.com/ - CONRAIL
http://www.nj-arp.org/ - NJ-ARP
http://bjr.acf.nyu.edu/railinfo/
http://members.aol.com/pennsy - the old Penn Station
http://www.netwatchinc.com/templates/amtrak.asp?Site=3Dpennstation - Penn
 Station arr/dep board
http://www.nj.com/njtransit/ - unofficial NJT site
http://ny.existingstations.com/ - NYS stations
http://www.railroad.net/
http://www.lirrhistory.com/ - LIRR history
http://www.railfan.net/ - various sites
http://www.anacostia.com/nyar/nyar.html - NYAR
http://home.att.net/~berliner-ultrasonics/nyar.html - NYAR

3.4 Busses

http://www.geocities.com/CapeCanaveral/Hangar/3964/busphotos/ - photos
http://www.nybus.com/ - New York Bus Service
http://libertylines.com/ - Liberty Lines
http://www.commandbus.com/ - Command Bus Company
http://www.greenbus.com/ - Green Bus Lines
http://www.jamaicabus.com/ - Jamaica Buses
http://www.triborocoach.com/ - Triboro Coach Corporation
http://www.nybus.com/ - New York Bus Service
http://nyairportservice.com/ - New York Airport Service
http://atlanticexpress.com - Atlantic Express
http://www.qsbus.com/ - Queens Surface

3.5 Roads

http://www.thruway.state.ny.us/ - NYS Thruway Authority
http://www.ci.nyc.ny.us/html/dof/html/parknyc.html - PVO
http://www.nydmv.state.ny.us/ NYS DMV
http://www.aaany.com/map.asp - Automobile Club of New York
http://www.ci.nyc.ny.us/html/dcp/html/welcome.html - bicycling
http://www.nycroads.com/ - area roads
http://www.panix.com/~bergman/bike_park_nyc.shtml - motorcycle parking
https://paytickets.ezgov.com/metro_route.jsp?metro=3DNYC
http://www.737cars.com/ - LITM

3.6 Other Means (air, water, etc.)

http://nywaterway.com/ - NY Waterway - absolutely awful site for Lynx
 users!
http://www.teb.com/Pages/pages/corepg.html - TEB
http://www.transalt.org/ - Transportation Alternatives
http://www.seastreakusa.com/home/main.asp - Seastreak
http://nyff.com/ - New York Fast Ferry

3.7 Other Places

http://members.aol.com/netransit/indexb.html - New England transit
http://www.columbia.edu/~anc8/transit.html - transit between Boston and
 NYC

3.8 For Tourists (incl. traffic reports)

http://www.ny.com/transportation/
http://www.thetravelsite.com/Dests/DGNoAm/NYC/main.html - links
http://www.manhattanaddress.com/ - street / avenue / subway stop lookup
http://traffic.yahoo.com/traffic/New_York/Manhattan_Bronx__NYC_/ -
 up-to-date traffic/transit reports
http://www.metrocommute.com/ - includes current traffic report
http://www.newyorkcity.com/z_links/travel/travel.htm
http://www.go-newyorkcity.com/transportation/
http://www.gridlocksam.com/mainmenu.html - absolutely awful site for Lynx
 users!

3.9 Other Fora

Of these fora, probably those most often included in crossposts with
nyc.tr are misc.transport.*.

3.9.1 Fora on the Web

http://clubs.yahoo.com/clubs/newjerseytransit
http://clubs.yahoo.com/clubs/lirrcommuters
http://www.onelist.com/community/NYCMETROAREABUSES
http://www.egroups.com/lists/NYCBUSNEWS
http://www.egroups.com/lists/BusRouteDescriptions
Also, nycsubway.org, listed above, has fora.

3.9.2 Usenet Newsgroups

alt.airline.schedules
alt.airports
alt.binaries.pictures.rail
alt.planning.transportation
alt.railroad
alt.railroad.* hierarchy
alt.travel.* hierarchy
bit.listserv.railroad
gov.topic.transport.* hierarchy
gov.us.fed.dot.* hierarchy
gov.us.topic.transport.* hierarchy
misc.transport.* hierarchy
net.bicycles.* hierarchy
rec.autos.driving
rec.railroad
rec.railroads

User Contributions:

Comment about this article, ask questions, or add new information about this topic:

CAPTCHA




Top Document: nyc.transit FAQ v.8
Previous Document: 2. Abbreviations
Next Document: 4. Telephone Numbers

Single Page

[ Usenet FAQs | Web FAQs | Documents | RFC Index ]

Send corrections/additions to the FAQ Maintainer:
msh210@nyu.edu





Last Update March 27 2014 @ 02:12 PM