Metropolitan Transportation Authority

The Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Williamsburg (bottom-top) Bridges are seen in New York City - Jul 1, 2007 (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

De Blasio Considers Once-Dead East River Bridges Toll Plan

If you thought this plan had left the station, well, it just rode the rails back from oblivion.

07/22/2015

FILE -- Select Bus Service ticket kiosks (Credit: Jesse Zanger)

Select Bus Service Added To Busy M86 Route

Select Bus Service allows commuters to dip their MetroCards into a machine on the sidewalk and enter the bus through any door, speeding up travel times.

07/13/2015

FILE - People ride the subway into Manhattan during the morning commute. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Manhole Fires Make For Subway Headaches In Brooklyn

Manhole fires along Bergen Street snagged multiple subway lines from downtown Brooklyn to Park Slope Wednesday afternoon.

07/01/2015

Screen capture from a trailer for the film "The Muslims Are Coming."

Filmmakers Sue After MTA Refuses To Post Ads For Muslim Comedy Documentary

The filmmakers, Negin Farsad and Dean Obeidallah, claim the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is violating their First Amendment right to free speech.

06/25/2015

Three years after being struck by a semi-trailer truck, this balustrade at Grand Central Terminal still has not been repaired. (Credit: CBS2)

Why Hasn’t Grand Central Balustrade Been Repaired 3 Years After Damage?

It has been close to three years since a truck knocked over a stone railing at Grand Central Terminal, leaving a scar on the railway depot’s historic profile.

06/05/2015

MTA employees receive training on navigating the No. 7 line extension on Manhattan's West Side. (Credit: MTA)

MTA Begins Training Employees On No. 7 Line Extension

Trains have begun rolling to West 34th Street and 11th Avenue to make sure subway crews are comfortable with the extension.

06/01/2015

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City Council Approves Skyscraper Near Grand Central In Exchange For Transit Hub Work

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.

05/28/2015

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer (credit: Getty Images)

Comptroller: New Yorkers Paying ‘Invisible Fare’ Of $130 A Month To Run MTA

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.

05/27/2015

An LIRR train arrives at the Bethpage station. (credit: Getty Images)

Federal Loan Agreement Reached To Install Safety Technology On Metro-North, LIRR Trains

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.

05/07/2015

An R train travels through Brooklyn. (credit: CBSNY)

Officials: NYC To Boost Funding To MTA

That will mean $125 million a year for five years. There will also be an additional $32 million city match to a federal grant.

05/04/2015

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

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Audit: NYC Express Buses Not On Schedule 30 Percent Of The Time

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.

04/23/2015

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

FILE -- Commuters ride a crowded F train. (credit: Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

MTA: Subway Ridership Hits 65-Year High

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.

04/20/2015

Police investigate after an MTA bus ran over a pedestrian in the Bronx on April 18, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

MTA Bus Hits Pedestrian In The Bronx

The incident happened shortly before midnight as the man was crossing 167th Street in the Bronx.

04/19/2015

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