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Access-A-Ride

MTA Access-A-Ride van (file/credit: Adam E. Moreira via Wikimedia Commons)

Survey Reveals Disturbing Trend Among Some Access-A-Ride Drivers

A new survey has revealed a disturbing trend amongst car-service drivers for NYC transit’s para-transit program.

06/01/2014

MTA Access-A-Ride van (file/credit: Adam E. Moreira via Wikimedia Commons)

‘Super Bowl Boulevard’ Impacting Some Access-A-Ride Service

The MTA in a statement said it’s doing its best to coordinate with Access-A-Ride customers. Even though the cross streets are still open, the MTA said it has to coordinate drop-offs around frozen zones.

01/27/2014

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2 Hurt After Van Jumps Curb In Manhattan

The Access-A-Ride vehicle went out of control on East 34th Street just before 9 a.m. Thursday

12/19/2013

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Brooklyn Cancer Survivor Takes On The MTA Over Stripped Access-A-Ride Service

For five years Iris Marcus had been approved for conditional Access-A-Ride service, meaning that she would take a bus or subway to meet her ride. But Marcus was getting door-to-door service instead. However, Marcus said she’s lost that service.

03/05/2012

The deserted Times Square subway station is seen as Hurricane Irene approaches after the entire city mass transit system was closed on August 27, 2011. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

With Mass Transit Shut Down, Transit Officials Monitor Possible Water Damage

New York City transit officials say they’ve finished an unprecedented shutdown of the nation’s biggest system of subways, buses and commuter rails.

08/27/2011

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Update: Tri-State Area Mass Transportation Shutdown Underway

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has ordered a system-wide shutdown of the Metropolitan Transit Authority starting at noon Saturday ahead of Hurricane Irene. LIRR, PATH, Metro-North and NJ service will also be suspended.

08/26/2011

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NYC To Test Changes To Access-A-Ride

Scheduling regular Access-A-Ride service can be inconvenient for customers mobile enough to ride in a car. A new pilot program will allow 500 Access-A-Ride users to take cabs.

12/16/2010

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MTA’s Access-A-Ride Cuts Affecting Passengers

Some Access-A-Ride passengers on Staten Island are no longer eligible for the service and now they’re scrambling to find a way to get around.

11/12/2010