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Connecticut Gov. Dannel  Malloy. (credit: CBS2)

Malloy: Relationship With MTA Has Improved Since Metro-North Mishaps

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Friday he believes the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has a “more respectful attitude” toward the state in the wake of various crises involving the Metro-North Railroad.

13 hours ago

Gov. Cuomo gives speech to Association for a Better New York (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Gov. Cuomo: Federal Government To Approve $1B Loan To MTA

The governor also announced he’s reappointing Tom Prendergast as MTA chairman, 1010 WINS’ Roger Stern reported.

22 hours ago

7 Train (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

MTA Announces Increased Service For 2, 7, L, M Subway Lines

Prompted by a surge in subway ridership in New York City, the MTA has announced increased service will be coming to four subway lines.

23 hours ago

Amalagamated Transit Union explanation of MTA bus design flaw (Credit: CBS2)

MTA Bus Drivers Union: Flawed Bus Design Creates Dangerous Hazard For Pedestrians

The union showed photos which they say demonstrates that in some cases, the driver simply can’t see pedestrians below.

04/22/2015

LIRR conductor waves from train window/file (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

MTA Campaign Tells Commuter Rail Riders ‘Groom At Home,’ ‘Keep Your Feet Off The Seat’

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is expanding its “Courtesy Counts” to both Metro-North and the Long Island Rail Road.

04/22/2015

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Police: Man Exposed Himself To Woman On F Train In Brooklyn

Police are looking for a man accused of public lewdness on a subway in Brooklyn.

04/22/2015

Anti-Islamic ads that will begin appearing on 100 New York City buses and two subway entrances. (credit: CBS 2)

Judge Rules Anti-Islamic Ads Allowed To Be Displayed On MTA Buses

A pro-Israel advocacy group known for publicly criticizing Islam can display its political advertisement containing the phrase “Hamas Killing Jews” on New York City’s buses, a judge said.

04/22/2015

The MTA is trying to rid a Brooklyn subway station of feral cats (Credit: CBS2)

Residents: MTA Starving Stray Cats In Effort To Rid Them From Subway Station

Members of the non-profit Ferals in Peril offered their volunteers to trap, neuter and relocate the cats if the MTA would allow it.

04/21/2015

MTA logo (credit: Getty Images)

Queens Lawmaker Looking To Clean Up ‘Salacious’ Outdoor Ads On State Property

A Queens lawmaker is now taking aim at sexy inappropriate outdoor ads.

04/21/2015

A man was wounded, and a city bus was damaged, in a shooting in East Harlem on Monday, April 20. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Man Shot, Wounded In East Harlem; Bullet Also Strikes MTA Bus

A man was shot and wounded in East Harlem late Monday afternoon, and a bullet also struck a passing city bus.

04/20/2015

Photo from cellphone video of MTA bus operator with papers, Hi-Liter in hand while driving (Credit: CBS2)

Video Purportedly Shows MTA Bus Operator Distracted While Driving

A spokesperson from the MTA said the driver has been suspended without pay, and called the incident a “serious breach of protocol.”

04/20/2015

FILE -- Union Square subway station (Credit: Getty Images)

L Train Suspended Between Brooklyn-Manhattan For Weekend Maintenance

Mayor Bill de Blasio said he understands it’s a big inconvenience for those riding the L train on weekends, but that the suspension is part of a much bigger problem.

04/18/2015

New York City Subways

Williamsburg Store Owners Say L Train Service Interruption Will Hurt Business

The shop owners in Williamsburg are really worried. They say all of the tourists in Manhattan take the L train to Williamsburg to shop.

04/16/2015

Construction of a bus stop on First Avenue in Yorkville has been going on for 18 months. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Bus Stop Near Gracie Mansion Has Been Under Construction For 16 Months

On First Avenue in Yorkville – around the corner from the Gracie Mansion where Mayor Bill de Blasio resides – it has taken about a year and a half to build a bus stop, and the process is still not done.

04/15/2015

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Manhattan Commuter Outraged After Wheelchair-Bound Woman Kicked Off Bus

A woman in a wheelchair says she was kicked off a Manhattan bus after her friend fixed an out-of-service lift when the bus driver refused.

04/13/2015

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