The MTA said it’s necessary to raise rates to pay for costs it doesn’t have control over like debt service, pensions, energy and employee and retiree health care.
New Jersey Transit plans to add plastic safety shields to protect drivers from violence on its fleet of 2,170 buses.
Five people in critical condition after a tour bus accident in New Jersey were released from the hospital and three others were upgraded to fair condition, a hospital spokeswoman said Sunday.
Frederick Flowers, 66, has been charged with five counts of aggravated driving while intoxicated under Leandra’s Law, five counts of endangering the welfare of a child, five counts of reckless endangerment and two counts of driving while intoxicated.
A mini school bus carrying children crashed into a house on Long Island Wednesday afternoon.
The suspect punched the driver in the face without warning after boarding the BX21 bus at Ferris Place and Westchester Avenue around 9:45 p.m. on Aug. 15, police said.
The National Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday said the low-fare bus company, Sky Express, had no regard for passenger safety.
Originally scheduled for January, the MTA confirmed in its budget that those fare hikes will go into effect in March. The price of a subway and bus ride will jump from $2.25 to $2.50.
Commuter outrage has led the Metropolitan Transit Authority to take a second look at tens of millions of dollars worth of service cuts that left riders uncomfortable and impatient.
Raul E. Medina was walking when he was struck by the bus that was headed eastbound on Clinton Avenue, according to officials.
In what’s being called the “largest single safety crackdown” of the motor coach industry, federal officials have shut down 26 bus operations that transport more than 1,800 passengers a day along Interstate 95 from New York to Florida for safety violations.
NJ TRANSIT will hold two hearings next month on planned changes to bus routes that the agency says will save more than $3 million a year.
Police say Amos Veloz, 21, was struck by an MTA bus while he was trying to cross East 23rd Street.
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.
New York City’s buses and subways are still running today, even though the contract for 34,000 Transport Workers Union workers expired at midnight.