Stringer: MTA Access-A-Ride Complaint System Is BrokenAn audit released Sunday by city Comptroller Scott Stringer documented what were termed “bureaucratic breakdowns” in the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s Access-A-Ride service.
Stringer: 'Widespread Mismanagement' With MTA's Handling Of Access-A-Ride ProgramThe new audit released Tuesday by Scott Stringer's office found more than 31,000 scheduled rides were missed last year and said the MTA failed to monitor the situation or correct the problem.
Survey Reveals Disturbing Trend Among Some Access-A-Ride DriversA new survey has revealed a disturbing trend amongst car-service drivers for NYC transit's para-transit program.
'Super Bowl Boulevard' Impacting Some Access-A-Ride ServiceThe 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.
2 Hurt After Van Jumps Curb In ManhattanThe Access-A-Ride vehicle went out of control on East 34th Street just before 9 a.m. Thursday
Brooklyn Cancer Survivor Takes On The MTA Over Stripped Access-A-Ride ServiceFor 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.
With Mass Transit Shut Down, Transit Officials Monitor Possible Water DamageNew York City transit officials say they've finished an unprecedented shutdown of the nation's biggest system of subways, buses and commuter rails.
Update: Tri-State Area Mass Transportation Shutdown UnderwayGov. 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.
NYC To Test Changes To Access-A-RideScheduling 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.
MTA's Access-A-Ride Cuts Affecting PassengersSome 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.