Metropolitan Transit Authority

This manhole cover tore through the bottom of an MTA bus in the Bronx on Aug. 4, 2015. (credit: Image via CBS2)

Manhole Cover Tears Through Floor Of MTA Bus In The Bronx

The incident took place at around noon Tuesday at 170th Street and Inwood Avenue.


A rendering of the 72nd Street entrance of the Second Avenue subway. (credit: MTA)

MTA Releases New Photos, Renderings Of 2nd Avenue Subway

Images released on Monday show not only photos from the construction process but also renderings of completed subway stations at 63rd, 72nd and 96th streets.


14 people were injured in an accident in Canarsie, Brooklyn on Mar. 30, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

14 Injured In MTA Bus Accident In Canarsie

A B6 bus was struck by a vehicle that ran a stop sign at Glenwood Road and East 102nd Street, according to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.


People wait to board an uptown 6 train at Union Square Station on January 28, 2015. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Signal Problems Cause Delays On Numerous Subway Lines

The Metropolitan Transit Authority said a problem with the automated train computer system caused delays along the 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and S subway lines.


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.


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.”


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.



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.