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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.

04/24/2015

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.

04/24/2015

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.

04/24/2015

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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