Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Verrazano-Narrows Bridge Turns 50

Staten Island Officials Boycott 50th Anniversary Of Verrazano-Narrows Bridge

Staten Island’s politicians are boycotting the anniversary ceremony Friday because of a proposed toll hike announced earlier this week.

11/21/2014

FILE -- Union Square subway station (Credit: Getty Images)

B, Q And F Train Service To Be Suspended For 10 Days In Southern Brooklyn

Subway service on the B, Q and F trains in southern Brooklyn will be suspended for 10 days beginning Friday, as crews replace switches and conduct other maintenance.

11/20/2014

E-ZPass lanes ahead of the Holland Tunnel. (Credit: CBS2)

Drivers Beware: E-ZPass Discounts Don’t Apply Across State Lines

Drivers with E-ZPass can get a discount on tolls, but it’s not as easy as one might think.

11/19/2014

Wai Kuen Kwok (inset) was killed when he was shoved onto the subway tracks in Midtown on Sunday, Nov. 16. Police are searching for the man in the surveillance image in connection with the incident. (Credit: CBS2)

Suspect Charged In Deadly Subway Incident

A suspect has been arrested and charged in a deadly shoving incident on the subway in the Bronx.

11/18/2014

A subway stop at Union Square is covered in snow in on Nov. 7, 2012. (file/credit: Getty Images)

State Unveils Winter Operations Plan For NYC Buses, Subways

As the Tri-State Area sank into wintry conditions, Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday announced that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has activated its winter operations plan.

11/18/2014

A drill bit plowed through a subway tunnel in Long Island City, Queens on Thursday, Oct. 30. (Credit: MTA)

MTA Exec Blames Contractors’ Stupidity For Drill Bit Accident In Subway

A Metropolitan Transportation Authority official said the “stupidity” of contracted workers led to a giant drill bit piercing the ceiling of a subway tunnel in Queens last month.

11/18/2014

James Muriel was the motorman driving a D Train when a man was shoved off a platform and killed in the Bronx, on Sunday, Nov. 16. (Credit: CBS2)

Motorman: Deadly Subway Shoving Incident Was Like Reliving A Nightmare

The deadly subway push in the Bronx this last weekend left a haunting memory for the motorman who was operating the D Train that took the man’s life.

11/18/2014

An M-8 rail car on the Metro-North Railroad's  New Haven line (file/credit: Patrick Cashin/MTA)

Survey Finds Metro-North Customer Satisfaction Dropping

Fifty-eight percent of customers said they were satisfied with on-time performance, down 28 points from 2013.

11/18/2014

Person Of Interest Sought In Bronx Subway Attack (credit: CBS2)

Police Say They Know Who Suspect Is In Fatal Bronx Subway Push

Police late Monday said they know exactly whom they’re looking for in the death of a man who was shoved man right into the path of a D Train in the Bronx this past weekend, and they are closing in on him.

11/17/2014

Subway riders stand on a number 4 train passing through Grand Central station March 25, 2009 in New York City.  The Metropolitan Transportation Authority that controls the subway system passed a proposed overall fare hike to help close a $1.2-billion budget gap. The hike will raise fares to $2.50, from $2.00, for a single ride and $103, from $81, for a 30 day MetroCard.  (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

MTA Announces Plan To Hike Fares, Tolls 4 Percent Over 2 Years

The proposed hikes, announced Monday, would take effect next March.

11/17/2014

Police investigate in the Bronx after a man who was apparently pushed onto the subway tracks and killed by a D train on Nov. 16, 2014. (credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

Police: Man Killed By Bronx D Train Was Pushed Onto Tracks

A man was struck and killed by a southbound D train after being pushed onto the tracks Sunday morning, police said.

11/16/2014

New York City Subway and Bus Fares May Increase

Advocate: MTA Fare Hike May Be Fair And Necessary

Nobody likes a fare hike when it comes to public transportation, but a straphangers’ advocate said Saturday that a hike may be fair and necessary for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

11/15/2014

Metro-North Railroad Train (credit: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

3 Metro-North Workers Suspended In Safety Failure

Track workers were preparing to perform maintenance Nov. 4 on a section of track near the Noroton Heights station in Connecticut.

11/13/2014

Cellphone video captured a shoving match between a Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus driver and a 16-year-old boy in Jamaica, Queens on Tuesday, Nov. 11. (Credit: CBS2)

Caught On Video: Teen, MTA Bus Driver Get Into Shoving Match In Queens

A shoving and shouting match between a Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus driver and a teenager in Queens was caught on cellphone video Tuesday morning.

11/11/2014

86th and Lexington subway station. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Report: MTA Considering Potential Fare Increase For Subway And Bus Riders

New York City subway and bus fares could be on the rise once again.

11/11/2014

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