Sitting on a crowded subway can be a lesson in sharing. Each person is allotted 17.5 inches — the width of an average seat. But for some, that’s simply not enough.
As the Tri-State Area sank into wintry conditions, Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday announced that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has activated its winter operations plan.
Among the tweaks, Port Authority officers are now managing traffic at the Lincoln Tunnel during peak driving hours, so buses are no longer being diverted into a long line along Tenth Avenue.
Residents of 58th Street just south of Central Park were crying “foul” this week over the decision to close their street for the entire length of the US Open.
There are eight days and counting until a possible Long Island Railroad strike that could severely disrupt the commutes for more than 300,000 riders.
Commuters using mass transit can expect delays and schedule changes after up to 13 inches of snow fell on the New York metropolitan area.
Trains with open space rather than doors between cars, dedicated busways, and new “smart chip” systems to replace the current MetroCard system were among the ideas floated in a recent report outlining the needs of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority in the 20 years to come.
Lawmakers in New Jersey have begun taking a closer look at jitney buses, in the wake of a July accident that claimed the life of a baby in a stroller.
New Yorkers who consume stinky food in the subway and other confined spaces apparently have become such a problem that they’ve been making headlines this weekend.
It is only a projection, but an advocacy group warned Tuesday that if the Metropolitan Transportation Authority goes on raising fares as it has the past two times, a single subway or bus ride could cost $3.75 in 10 years.
More fare hikes will be coming for New York City bus and subway riders.
Inter-city buses such as Bolt Bus have been a hit with passengers. But the growing popularity means crowded sidewalks and clogged traffic as buses pick up and drop off.
Hundreds of app developers and other tech whizzes gathered in Brooklyn this weekend for a contest to create apps for transit riders.
Local 1181 President Michael Cordiello said in no way is the suspension of the strike a sign of his side giving up its fight.
Transit agencies across the Tri-State area are responding to the powerful winter storm which is causing disruptions.