Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Developer SL Green Realty Corp. will invest about $220 million in critical improvements to Grand Central, allowing more trains to run during rush hour on the clogged 4-5-6 lines.
Scott Stringer said in addition to the $5.3 billion city residents paid in fares and tolls last year, New Yorkers paid $4.8 billion in taxes, subsidies and direct expenditures to the MTA.
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., said Wednesday the Federal Railroad Administration and MTA agreed on a $967 million loan to install Positive Train Control technology.
That will mean $125 million a year for five years. There will also be an additional $32 million city match to a federal grant.
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.
An audit by New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer found express buses operated by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority were not on schedule, clocking in either early or late more than 30 percent of the time.
A man was shot and wounded in East Harlem late Monday afternoon, and a bullet also struck a passing city bus.
On 29 days during the last four months of the year, the system carried more than 6 million customers on 29 weekdays over the last four months of 2014 — a level not seen since the boom years following World War II.
The incident happened shortly before midnight as the man was crossing 167th Street in the Bronx.
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.
Following the Metro-North Railroad crash that killed six people in Valhalla, Metropolitan Transportation Authority police have begun issuing summonses at six times last year’s rate.
In January, 2,300 trains were delayed due to unruly passengers starting fights, pulling the emergency brake and holding the doors, among other things, the MTA said.
Some Brooklyn residents have launched a petition calling on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to cancel plans to shut down the L Train for five weekends in April and May.
A woman was struck by a bus late Tuesday afternoon on 57th Street just west of Third Avenue.
Police on Monday were searching for a woman who threw coffee in a city bus driver’s face in the Flatiron District, in the midday hours on St. Patrick’s Day.