Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Officer Thomas Choi was reopening the lower roadway of the bridge between Staten Island and Brooklyn shortly before 8 a.m. Sunday when he was hit by a car.
Trains with open space rather than doors between cars, dedicated busways, and new “smart chip” systems to replace the current MetroCard system were among the ideas floated in a recent report outlining the needs of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority in the 20 years to come.
A union official said Saturday that the Metro-North Rail Road is suffering as it loses many of its most experienced workers who could prevent accidents.
Long Island Rail Road riders were shocked Saturday morning, following revelations that tiny video cameras were discovered hidden on ticket vending machines.
The MTA is giving stores short-term leases to operate in small vacant retail spaces in the subway system while the agency looks for long-term tenants.
Overnight train service between Queens and Manhattan on the E, F, M and R subway lines will be disrupted this week for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s FASTRACK repair program.
Imagine knowing exactly when your bus will arrive, with no frustration and no wasted time.
For the first time since it lost power nearly two weeks ago, the line will run at full capacity Monday.
Metro-North will conduct a test running trains on the rails this weekend as the final stage to ensure the repairs were successful.
Under the plan, much of the 109-year-old subway system would get an upgraded signal system similar to what’s already is use on the L and 7 lines.
Of the customers who submit inquiries — about 1,500 a month — looking for lost items, 63 percent are recovered, the MTA said.
The Metro-North Railroad on Sunday announced that some slight service improvements are on the horizon for New Haven Line for the start of the work week Monday.
An audit of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority by the New York state comptroller has found the transit agency has $1.9 billion in “unanticipated funds.”
The MTA said a host of issues including the cost, high winds and the weight of the suspension cables would all need to be a part of a feasibility study which would not begin until next year or later.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday approved a nearly $2 billion contract for new cars on the Metro-North and Long Island Rail Road lines.