Metropolitan Transportation Authority

The 52nd Street station on the No. 7 line in Woodside, Queens. (Credit: CBS2)

MTA Has Objections To Report Saying Station Repairs Will Take Until 2067 To Finish

A recent report said it will take more than half a century to repair all the problems in the city’s subway stations, but the Metropolitan Transportation Authority reiterated Thursday that it disagrees with the group’s recommendations.

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The 14th Street, Union Square subway station. (credit: CBS2)

Report: MTA At Current Rate Is Decades Away From Fixing Up All Subway Stations

A new report said the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is on track to repair and spruce up all of its subway stations – by 2067.


A woman was struck and killed by a city bus on West 57th Street in Manhattan on Aug. 20, 2015. (Credit: CBS2)

Woman Fatally Struck By City Bus In Midtown

The accident happened around 9:40 a.m. on West 57th Street between Broadway and Eighth Avenue.


The Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Williamsburg (bottom-top) Bridges are seen in New York City - Jul 1, 2007 (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

De Blasio Considers Once-Dead East River Bridges Toll Plan

If you thought this plan had left the station, well, it just rode the rails back from oblivion.


FILE -- Select Bus Service ticket kiosks (Credit: Jesse Zanger)

Select Bus Service Added To Busy M86 Route

Select Bus Service allows commuters to dip their MetroCards into a machine on the sidewalk and enter the bus through any door, speeding up travel times.


FILE - People ride the subway into Manhattan during the morning commute. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Manhole Fires Make For Subway Headaches In Brooklyn

Manhole fires along Bergen Street snagged multiple subway lines from downtown Brooklyn to Park Slope Wednesday afternoon.


Screen capture from a trailer for the film "The Muslims Are Coming."

Filmmakers Sue After MTA Refuses To Post Ads For Muslim Comedy Documentary

The filmmakers, Negin Farsad and Dean Obeidallah, claim the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is violating their First Amendment right to free speech.


Three years after being struck by a semi-trailer truck, this balustrade at Grand Central Terminal still has not been repaired. (Credit: CBS2)

Why Hasn’t Grand Central Balustrade Been Repaired 3 Years After Damage?

It has been close to three years since a truck knocked over a stone railing at Grand Central Terminal, leaving a scar on the railway depot’s historic profile.


MTA employees receive training on navigating the No. 7 line extension on Manhattan's West Side. (Credit: MTA)

MTA Begins Training Employees On No. 7 Line Extension

Trains have begun rolling to West 34th Street and 11th Avenue to make sure subway crews are comfortable with the extension.


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City Council Approves Skyscraper Near Grand Central In Exchange For Transit Hub Work

Developer SL Green Realty Corp. will invest about $220 million in critical improvements to Grand Central, allowing more trains to run during rush hour on the clogged 4-5-6 lines.


New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer (credit: Getty Images)

Comptroller: New Yorkers Paying ‘Invisible Fare’ Of $130 A Month To Run MTA

Scott Stringer said in addition to the $5.3 billion city residents paid in fares and tolls last year, New Yorkers paid $4.8 billion in taxes, subsidies and direct expenditures to the MTA.


An LIRR train arrives at the Bethpage station. (credit: Getty Images)

Federal Loan Agreement Reached To Install Safety Technology On Metro-North, LIRR Trains

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., said Wednesday the Federal Railroad Administration and MTA agreed on a $967 million loan to install Positive Train Control technology.


An R train travels through Brooklyn. (credit: CBSNY)

Officials: NYC To Boost Funding To MTA

That will mean $125 million a year for five years. There will also be an additional $32 million city match to a federal grant.


Connecticut Gov. Dannel  Malloy. (credit: CBS2)

Malloy: Relationship With MTA Has Improved Since Metro-North Mishaps

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Friday he believes the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has a “more respectful attitude” toward the state in the wake of various crises involving the Metro-North Railroad.


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Audit: NYC Express Buses Not On Schedule 30 Percent Of The Time

An audit by New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer found express buses operated by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority were not on schedule, clocking in either early or late more than 30 percent of the time.