City-Appointed MTA Board Members Block State Subway Improvement Plan In another quarrel between Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo, city representatives on the state-controlled Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board blocked Cuomo’s state improvement initiative.
Stringer: MTA Access-A-Ride Complaint System Is BrokenAn audit released Sunday by city Comptroller Scott Stringer documented what were termed “bureaucratic breakdowns” in the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s Access-A-Ride service.
Cuomo Orders Heightened Security In New York For Holiday SeasonGov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday announced the deployment of additional personnel from the State Police and the National Guard at key transportation points throughout the holidays.
Portion Of Wall In Brooklyn Subway Station Falls Onto Track, Snarls Service In Bay RidgeAn MTA spokesman says a piece of the wall at the 86th Street station fell onto the tracks as an R train was pulling into the station just before 5:30 a.m.
Lhota, New NYCTA Boss Byford Talk About Big Plans For ImprovementsMetropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman Joe Lhota recently returned to the organization to deal with crowded cards, track fires, a failing signal system, and daily delays.
MTA: Weekly Bus, Subway Ridership Dropped Slightly This YearThe Metropolitan Transportation Authority said Tuesday that subways and buses got a little less crowded this year.
Caught On Video: MTA Worker Drags Passenger Through Subway TrainThe Metropolitan Transportation Authority came under fire Tuesday for a disturbing incident that was caught on camera.
Schumer: MTA Must Work To Meet Deadline For Positive Train Control Safety MeasureSenate Minority Leader Charles Schumer called on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to “move heaven and earth” to install Positive Train Control on the Long Island Rail Road and the Metro-North Railroad.
MTA Bans Alcohol Advertising On Subways And BusesThe Metropolitan Transportation Authority is banning the advertising of alcohol beverages on all New York City buses, subway cars and stations.
MTA: Emergency Subway Repairs Will Be Cut If MTA Doesn't Pay UpThe Metropolitan Transportation Authority is threatening to cut back emergency subway repairs if the city does not cough up hundreds of millions of dollars.
Report: MetroCards Could Be A Thing Of The Past With Proposed New Payment SystemThe fare payment system would let riders tap into the turnstile or bus.
MTA Drivers, Advocates Call For All-Door Bus EntryThe Metropolitan Transportation Authority has introduced a new program in hopes of making bus service faster and safer.