Metropolitan Transit Authority

People ride the New York City subway into Manhattan  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

MTA Plans New Campaign Reminding Commuters To Be Courteous To Each Other

Among the behaviors they’re hoping to correct: Hogging multiple seats and taking over the entire pole in a subway car.

11/18/2014

FILE -- Passengers ride in a subway car. (Credit: Getty Images)

MTA Eyes Surveillance Cameras On All Subway Cars

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says it’s “studying the possibility of installing surveillance cameras in future subway car models.”

06/24/2014

Adam Meagher proposes to Carolyn Grossman in the Second Avenue Subway on May 17, 2014. (credit: Marc A. Hermann/MTA New York City Transit)

Man Proposes To Girlfriend In Second Avenue Subway Tunnel

Adam Meagher and his girlfriend Carolyn Grossman are urban planners who participated in a preview tour of the Second Avenue Subway project this past Saturday.

05/20/2014

Commuters board MTA bus. (Photo by Daniel Barry/Getty Images)

New B44 Select Bus Service Met With Confusion, Frustration By Some Straphangers

Sunday’s debut of the new B44 Select Bus Service in Brooklyn is an attempt to cut down travel time along one of the city’s busiest routes, but some riders aren’t taking well to the change.

11/17/2013

People ride the New York City subway into Manhattan during the morning commute. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

MTA: Weekend Subway Track Work Will Disrupt Service On 18 Of 20 Subway Lines

It’s going to be slower going on the rails this weekend, but riders on the G and 6 lines will be spared the headache.

07/26/2013

People enter the subway at Union Square (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Extensive Subway Service Disruptions This Weekend; Almost Every Line Being Worked On

Getting around the Big Apple is going to be more challenging this weekend.

04/12/2013

Guns On Staten Island Bus

Police: Off-Duty 911 Operator Texts For Help, Saves Bus From Armed Teen

An off-duty 911 operator was not in a position to call emergency dispatchers herself Tuesday when an armed man had her in sight on a Staten Island bus – but she was able to text for help.

01/22/2013

An MTA bus (credit: Getty Images)

MTA Bus Driver Charged With Strangulation, Assault

A Metropolitan Transit Authority bus driver was arrested Sunday and charged with strangulation and assault.

01/20/2013

Subway

Amtrak Announces Cancellations, MTA And NJ Transit Prepare For Potential Shutdowns Ahead Of Sandy

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced Saturday that it is considering shutting down all service beginning Sunday night in advance of the Hurricane Sandy “Frankenstorm.”

CBS New York–10/27/2012

MetroCard (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Transit Advocates Frustrated By Likely MTA Fare Hikes

Transit advocates expressed frustration Saturday, as the Metropolitan Transportation Authority prepares for its fourth fare hike in five years.

CBS New York–10/13/2012

People ride the New York City subway into Manhattan during the morning commute. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

‘FASTRACK’ Repairs Mean Service Disruptions On 4, 5 And 6 Subway

Thousands of late-night subway riders will have to find a different way to get around this week. Service at more than a dozen stations on the Lexington Avenue line will be suspended for the next four nights, and into the early morning.

01/09/2012

The deserted Times Square subway station is seen as Hurricane Irene approaches after the entire city mass transit system was closed on August 27, 2011. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

With Mass Transit Shut Down, Transit Officials Monitor Possible Water Damage

New York City transit officials say they’ve finished an unprecedented shutdown of the nation’s biggest system of subways, buses and commuter rails.

08/27/2011

LIRR Train (credit: purist_andrew/Flickr)

Teen Critical After Being Struck By LIRR Train

The injured boy, whose name was not released, was taken to Stony Brook University Medical Center.

07/07/2011

Spaghetti Fight On Subway/YouTube

MTA Chief Jay Walder Rejects Food & Drink Ban In Subways

Eat, drink and take the subway New York. Walder reportedly said “I’m not sure a ban on food is really practical or enforceable.”

03/24/2011

MTA bus

MTA Bus Driver: Woman Attacked Me For Driving Too Slow

A Brooklyn woman has been charged after allegedly attacking a city bus driver for driving too slow.

12/09/2010

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