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Police say surveillance video shows suspects chaining open an emergency exit inside a subway station on Wednesday, March 28, 2012 (credit: NYPD)

Police Looking For Suspects Accused Of Chaining Open Subway Doors For Free Rides

Occupy Wall Street announced on its website that “a team of activists” opened more than 20 stations in Brooklyn and Manhattan by taping MetroCard readers at turnstiles and propping open emergency exits.

03/31/2012

Subway tracks are seen in New York, NY (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Straphangers Campaign, Transportation Alternatives Denounce MTA Capital Plan

Albany leaders have agreed to fund the last three years of the MTA’s current five-year capital plan, but it could mean fare hikes down the line.

03/27/2012

Subway Train (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

For March Madness, NYC Restores ‘Safe Rides Home’ Program

The City wants to make sure March Madness doesn’t keep you from getting home safely.

03/15/2012

Ian Burnet (credit: Handout)

NYPD Tracks MetroCard Purchase Of Missing Virginia College Student

Cops may have a new lead in the case of 22-year-old Ian Burnet from Virginia who went missing in Manhattan last month.

01/12/2012

A new M-8 rail car is seen in Stamford, CT - Mar 1, 2011 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Fares Go Up On The New Haven Line

Tolls went up on the New Jersey Turnpike and Garden State Parkway. Commuters in Connecticut are dealing with a more expensive ride as well.

01/03/2012

Passengers on the subway after the system came online following Hurricane Irene - New York, NY - Aug 29, 2011 (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Straphangers Campaign Lists Bests And Worsts For Year In Transit

The Straphangers Campaign’s Gene Russianoff says among the worst things is that the 2nd Avenue subway project is behind schedule and over budget.

12/13/2011

A subway rider pases her MetroCard through a reader at Grand Central station (file/credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

MTA Plan For MetroCard Surcharge On Hold

The MTA is delaying its plan to charge $1 each time you buy a new MetroCard.

10/24/2011

NYC Subway (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Walder: No Fare, Toll Hikes For 2012 In New MTA Budget

MTA Chairman Jay Walder said that by making every dollar count the agency will avoid the hikes, but there are plenty of “ifs.”

07/27/2011

NYPD officers watch a turnstile in the Times Square subway station July 21, 2005. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Report: MTA Finds Turnstile Jumpers Saving Money

The old saying “crime doesn’t pay” apparently doesn’t apply to fare evaders in New York City subways.

07/26/2011

"Break of Day" by Sabrina Porter (credit: Straphangers Campaign)

Transit Groups Announce Winners In Subway And Bus Photo Contest

Some shutterbugging on New York City Transit has won two people a free month of rides.

07/06/2011

(credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Barclays Center Developer, MTA Looking Into Combo MetroCard-Nets Ticket

Forest City Ratner, the developer behind Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, and the Nets want to ensure car traffic won’t be an issue when the team makes their first official Prospect Heights tipoff in 2012.

WFAN–05/20/2011

Local artist Victoria McKenzie came up with a creative way to turn old MetroCards into high-end souvenirs, but the MTA is taking a swipe at her budding business. (Credit: Victoria McKenzie - vhmckenzie.blogspot.com)

MTA Targets Artist Who Uses MetroCards As Canvas

A local artist came up with a creative way to turn old MetroCards into high-end souvenirs, but the MTA is taking a swipe at her budding business.

04/09/2011

Wide receiver Santonio Holmes #10 of the New York Jets scores a touchdown in overtime against the Cleveland Browns at Cleveland Browns Stadium on November 14, 2010 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)

Keidel: No Mistake By The Lake

The Jets did an impossible deed yesterday. They finished a game they should have won, should have lost, and should have tied.

WFAN–11/15/2010

A woman passes her MetroCard through a reader at Grand Central station (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

NYC Commuters React To MTA’s Fare Hikes

Commuters who use New York City’s subways, buses and commuter trains will be digging deeper in their pockets.

10/07/2010

A woman passes her MetroCard through a reader at Grand Central station (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

MTA Kicks Off Second Round Of Public Hearings

The first of the five hearings regarding proposed fare hikes began Monday night at the Cooper Union Great Hall on 7th Street.

09/13/2010

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