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.
Signal Problems Snarl LIRR Service During Evening CommuteLong Island Railroad service was suspended in both directions between Atlantic Terminal and Jamaica for almost an hour due to a signal problem.
MTA: Glitch Where MetroCard Machines Only Accepted Cash Is Over, Shouldn't Affect Monday Morning CommuteProblems with MetroCard vending machines this weekend have been fixed and should not affect the Monday morning commute, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority said Sunday.
MTA: Vending Machines Now Accepting Debit, Credit CardsEarlier in the day, it was cash-only citywide. Station agents said the outage was due to a problem with the phone lines.
Cuomo Demands Investigation After Con Ed Power Failure Causes Outages In Brooklyn, Snags SubwaysNew York state Gov. Andrew Cuomo called for an immediate investigation Sunday, after a Con Edison substation failure in Brooklyn led to outages across the borough and snagged the subway system.

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