Metropolitan Transportation Authority
A Metro-North train became stuck with passengers inside in Westport, Conn. Wednesday night.
LIRR union workers have been without a contract for three and a half years. That contract draught will continue because the MTA has rejected a White House mediator’s proposal to end the dispute.
Two southbound lanes on the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge were to be closed overnight for pothole repairs.
New York’s Court of Appeals, the state’s highest court, declined Tuesday to hear a challenge to the commuter tax, letting the tax stand in downstate counties.
With Super Bowl coming XLVIII coming to MetLife Stadium next month, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has issued a series of commemorative MetroCards in the New York City subway system.
A published report said Monday night that the president of the Metro-North Railroad has decided to step down.
A winter storm began bearing down on parts of the Tri-State area Thursday morning, promising heavy snow, strong winds and frigid temperatures
In June, the 7 train will begin running to 11th Avenue and the Fulton Street Transit Center will open. The MTA has also promised more frequent G train and M train service in the new year.
For the handful of New York transit officials who dutifully collect and catalog more than 50,000 items a year lost on commuter trains, subways and buses, the monotonous flood of wallets, handbags, eyeglasses and smartphones is occasionally broken by tales of some of the crazier things left behind.
Metropolitan Transportation Authority workers protested Wednesday while board members voted on the 2014 budget.
There is already low-tech equipment, widely available since the Great Depression, that could have prevented the crash, and every Metro-North train already has it.
The transit agency is testing four systems to indicate if someone has wound up on the tracks.
The MTA said the new protections will warn engineers of approaching speed reductions and automatically apply the train’s emergency brakes if speed is not lowered to the 30 mph maximum in the curve.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced plans Sunday night that it plans to make immediate safety improvements on the Metro-North Railroad, a week after a derailment in the Bronx left four people dead.
Five people were arrested, and one person was injured, after a man began ranting and got into a confrontation with other passengers on a subway train this week.