Kevin Ortiz

Organizers Of Queens St. Pat's Parade Upset With MTA Over Planned Subway Track WorkSunnyside's annual St. Pat's for All Parade will be held as planned Sunday, despite the fact that there will be no subway service through the neighborhood.
MTA Chairman Warns Of Dire Consequences If Funding Isn't Found For Transit ImprovementsMore subway delays? That could be the future for New Yorkers if lawmakers don't agree on how to pay for improvements to the city's aging mass transit system.
Confusion Over MTA Bus Fare Leaves Woman Slapped With $100 FineA Manhattan woman with an unlimited MetroCard has been penalized because of confusion over the city's improved bus service.
Anti-Islamic Ads Coming To NYC Transit System, But One Ad Is RejectedAnti-Islamic ads will begin appearing on 100 New York City buses and two subway entrances next week.
Neighborhood-Specific Maps Coming To NYC Subway StationsThe MTA announced Tuesday it has joined forces with the New York City Department of Transportation to install new neighborhood-specific maps in all city subway stations.
G Subway Line Shuts Down For 5 Weeks For Superstorm Sandy RepairsThe MTA said there will be no service between the Nassau Avenue station in Greenpoint and Court Square in Long Island City until Sept. 2.
MTA To Begin Queens-Brooklyn 'G' Train Shutdown On FridayStarting Friday night the "G" will be shut down between Greenpoint, Brooklyn and Long Island City, Queens for a total of five weeks.
Report: MTA Security Upgrade Delayed Until 2017The Metropolitan Transportation Authority's post-Sept. 11 system-wide security upgrades will take until 2017, nine years longer, partly because of damage caused by Superstorm Sandy.
NYC Bus Driver Killed After Crash With Stolen Delivery Truck The impact was so strong, it sent both vehicles crashing into a building and several parked cars. The scaffolding that was in front of the building collapsed onto the wreckage.
MTA To Test Sensors To Curb Subway Track FatalitiesThe transit agency is testing four systems to indicate if someone has wound up on the tracks.
MTA Halting R Train Service Between Brooklyn, Manhattan For 14-Month Sandy Repair ProjectStarting Friday night, there will be no R trains running between Court Street in Brooklyn and Whitehall Street in Manhattan.
MTA: MetroCards Now More 'Flexible'The MTA said riders will now be able to fill their MetroCards with both unlimited-ride time and pay-per-ride dollars.