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FILE - D train at Stillwell Avenue platform in Brooklyn during the snow storm that hit the New York City area on Tuesday, January 21, 2014. (Photo: MTA / Patrick Cashin)

Tri-State Area Commuters Face Schedule Changes, Delays On Mass Transit

Commuters using mass transit can expect delays and schedule changes after up to 13 inches of snow fell on the New York metropolitan area.

01/22/2014

Z Train

Future Subway Trains Might Have No Doors Separating Cars

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.

10/20/2013

Bus involved in fatal West New York crash, July 30, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

New Jersey Holds Hearing On Jitney Buses Following Deadly July Crash

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.

09/23/2013

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New Yorkers Make Headlines For Stinky Food Habits

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.

08/11/2013

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Advocacy Group: MTA Fares Could Jump To $3.75 In A Decade

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.

07/30/2013

Subway (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

MTA To Increase MetroCard Fares In 2015, 2017

More fare hikes will be coming for New York City bus and subway riders.

07/24/2013

A BoltBus in Midtown Manhattan (credit: Jim Smith / WCBS 880)

Business Owners Speak Out At Hearing On Pickups For Inter-City Buses

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.

06/10/2013

MTA AppQuest

App Developers Hunker Down In Brooklyn To Make Transit Service Better

Hundreds of app developers and other tech whizzes gathered in Brooklyn this weekend for a contest to create apps for transit riders.

05/04/2013

Idled school buses are viewed at the Atlantic Express Transportation Crop. after more than 8,000 New York City school bus drivers and aides went on strike over job protection Wednesday morning on Jan. 16, 2013. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Union: New York City School Bus Strike Ends, But We Will Fight On

Local 1181 President Michael Cordiello said in no way is the suspension of the strike a sign of his side giving up its fight.

02/15/2013

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Grand Central Terminal Forced To Close; Blizzard Makes A Mess For Mass Transit

Transit agencies across the Tri-State area are responding to the powerful winter storm which is causing disruptions.

02/08/2013

Idled school buses are viewed at the Atlantic Express Transportation Crop. after more than 8,000 New York City school bus drivers and aides went on strike over job protection Wednesday morning on Jan. 16, 2013. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYC School Bus Driver Strike Enters Fourth Day

The strike by city school bus drivers and matrons continues with no end in sight.

01/22/2013

Propane Tank (file / credit: clipart.com)

Roslyn Schools Switch To Propane Buses

A Long Island school district has made the move to a cleaner and less costly way to transport its students.

01/22/2013

A worker with Atlantic Express closes the gate for school buses after more than 8,000 New York City school bus drivers and aides went on strike over job protection Wednesday morning on January 16, 2013. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Thousands Of NYC School Bus Drivers Go On Strike, Cause Headaches For Parents

More than 8,000 school bus drivers and matrons went on strike in New York City Wednesday, leaving nearly 152,000 public school students having to find other ways to get to class.

01/16/2013

Flooding from Sandy at NJ TRANSIT's Meadows Maintenance Complex Car Shop (credit: NJT)

NJ TRANSIT Sandy Cost: Nearly $400 Million For Repairs, Replacements

NJT came under fire for leaving trains in rail yards prone to flooding and, in total, 62 locomotives and 261 rail cars were damaged.

12/06/2012

NJ TRANSIT Commuters At Penn Station Nov. 5, 2012 (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Transit Watchdog Group Calls For ‘Refocus On Maintenance’ By NJ TRANSIT

Senator Frank Lautenberg has announced he plans to hold a hearing at some point to look into why the train fleet suffered tens of millions of dollars worth of damage during the storm.

11/21/2012

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