Metropolitan Transit Authority

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.


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.


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.”


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.


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.


Are you ready for to shell out more for a monthly MetroCard?

Straphangers Furious Over MTA Audit Findings

While the MTA is raising fares and cutting service, overtime pay for transit workers is apparently out of control.

CBS 2–08/06/2010