Workers Clear Debris From 469 Subway Stations, Riders Want It Done More OftenFive-hundred workers removed 20,776 garbage bags from 1,153 sections of track. A grand total of 311, 640-lbs of debris was carted away.
The Results Are In! After MTA’s 2-Week Effort, Riders Say Tracks Are ‘Semi-Clean’We were promised cleaner subway tracks and the MTA said it has delivered. Operation Track Sweep ended Friday, after a 2 week push, so did it work?
Exploding Samsung Galaxy Phones A Safety Concern For MTA, NJ TRANSITThe Metropolitan Transportation Authority and NJ TRANSIT have issued a safety warning urging commuters against using or charging the Samsung Galaxy Note 7.
Track Cleaning Begins At All 469 Subway StationsIt's an effort to dramatically reduce the amount of trash on the tracks.
MTA: Person Dies After Jumping In Front Of 6 Train, Residual Delays ExpectedThe incident occurred around 7:57 a.m. Wednesday at the 77th Street and Lexington Avenue stop.
MTA Says Reports Of Hot Subway Cars On The RiseStraphangers are getting steamed up over subway cars with broken air conditioning.
New York Increasing Penalties For Those Who Assault MTA WorkersThe state of New York is toughening penalties for those who assault MTA station cleaners and utility workers.
State: MTA Has Failed To Collect Nearly Half Of Fines It's OwedNew York state auditors said Thursday that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is letting nearly half of the fines it is owed fall by the wayside.
New Digital Information Screens Debuting At More Subway Stops, BusesThe agency is debuting the new screens along eight stops on the N, Q and R lines as part of a trial phase to work out any kinks.
Officials: More Needs To Be Done To Fix Rash Of LIRR ShutdownsMTA President and CEO Thomas Prendergast admits a recent rash of technical failures on the LIRR is evidence that more needs to be done to advance the transit system's reliability record.
MTA Suing City Over Fire That Damaged Metro-North Tracks In East HarlemThe Metropolitan Transportation Authority is planning to sue the City of New York over a major fire under the Metro-North Railroad in East Harlem this past spring.
Uber, Lyft Are Costing The MTA Money, Officials SayThe MTA says ride-sharing programs like Uber and Lyft are costing them money -- and it's not because fewer people are riding the subway.