The Breaking Point: The $8 Billion QuestionThe head of the MTA is calling for $800 million to stabilize the subway, but it will cost much more to modernize the system and bring it into the 21st century.
Mayor’s Office Denies Report That De Blasio Stopped Train For Photo OpThe last one featured drama centering on who was or wasn't paying for subway repairs, now it's about who stopped a train.
MTA Chairman Joe Lhota Calls On State & City To Split Cost Of Fixing Subway SystemThe chairman unveiled his 30-day action plan to stabilize and improve service, as well as lay the foundation to modernize the system.
De Blasio Takes To Subway, Blames State For CrisisWith New Yorkers growing increasingly frustrated with the city’s subway service, Mayor Bill de Blasio took to the subway Sunday to talk about their concerns.
Lhota Says Harlem Track Fire Sparks MTA Discussion On Subway Food BanThe MTA is trying to tackle the trash problem in the transit system after garbage caught fire on the tracks, disrupting service for thousands of subway riders this week.
LIRR Riders Adjust To New Routine As Penn Station Repairs Now UnderwayThere were reports of crowded stations and trains, but so far no major complications.
Cuomo Declares State Of Emergency For MTA, Calls Transit System's State Of Decline 'Unacceptable'The governor made the announcement Thursday at the Genius Transit Challenge Conference, an international competition with a $1 million prize to come up with solutions to improve the transit system's reliability.
No Relief In Sight For Straphangers As MTA Announces Service Changes To 14 Lines This WeekendSubway riders will need to pack their patience this weekend, 14 lines are affected by service changes due to maintenance and repair work.
He's Back: Joe Lhota Returns To MTA Chairman PostState lawmakers have confirmed Gov. Andrew Cuomo's nomination of former New York City mayoral candidate Joseph Lhota as the next leader of the troubled Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
Joe Lhota Tapped To Head MTA As Agency Vows 'Top To Bottom Review'Both issues have since been resolved.
Cuomo Pitches AirTrain For LaGuardia Airport, Ambitious Transit UpgradesCuomo spoke Tuesday to the business group Association for a Better New York in Manhattan. He offered a preview of his annual State of the State address scheduled for Wednesday.
Ex-Mayoral Hopeful Joe Lhota Named Chief Of Staff At NYU Langone Medical CenterLhota's appointment was announced Friday. He will service as senior vice president, vice dean and chief of staff. Lhota lost the mayoral race in a landslide to Democrat Bill de Blasio.