'Fair Fare' Proposal Pushes For Half-Priced MetroCards For Low-Income New YorkersA coalition of community leaders and lawmakers called for half-priced MetroCards for low income New Yorkers in the upcoming budget.
MTA Fare And Toll Hikes To Take Effect SundayThe MTA will keep the base MetroCard fare for subways and buses at $2.75, but fares will be going up for weekly and monthly cards.
MTA Releases Special Super Bowl MetroCardsWith Super Bowl coming XLVIII coming to MetLife Stadium next month, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has issued a series of commemorative MetroCards in the New York City subway system.
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.
Transport Workers Union Handing Out Bloody MetroCards To Subway RidersThe transit workers union is sending a grim message, reminding straphangers of the dangers of the subway system.
Parents Scramble To Get Kids To Class On 2nd Day Of NYC School Bus Strike Michael Cordiello of Local 1181 of the Amalgamated Transit Union said the drivers will strike until Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the city agree to put a job security clause back into their contract.
Thousands Of NYC School Bus Drivers Go On Strike, Cause Headaches For ParentsMore 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.
MTA: No MetroCard Refunds For Superstorm Sandy Service OutagesSuperstorm Sandy not only knocked out bus and subway service, it's going to knock a hole in commuters' pocketbooks.
MTA Brings Back Poetry In Motion ProgramThe poems, which will be accompanied by a work of art, will be featured in subway cars and, for the first time, on the backs of select MetroCards.
Homeless Man Makes More Than $20,000 Re-Selling Discarded MetroCardsA straphanger in the Bronx claims that other riders' discarded MetroCards are his own personal property. John Jones said that he regularly finds cards with balances and that he has made a practice of re-selling them.
City Giving Out Free Debit Cards, MetroCards To Ensure A Happy, Safe New Year Department of Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan announced on Friday that they'll be giving away 1,500 free $15 debit cards as well as 4,000 holiday single-ride MetroCards.