Metropolitan Transportation Authority

A closed subway stop is viewed in Brooklyn the morning after a major winter storm on January 27, 2015. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Union: Develop Plan To Keep Some NYC Subways Running During Severe Snowstorms

The union president representing transit workers is calling on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to develop a plan that could keep at least the underground portions of the subway system running in a severe snowstorm.

01/29/2015

Gov. Andrew Cuomo offers update on Jan. 26, 2015 snowstorm (credit: CBS2)

New York City Subways Shut Down; Travel Ban In Effect On Local, State Roads

As a potentially historic blizzard swept the Tri-State Area Monday, New York state Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday afternoon that the entire New York City subway system and other MTA transportation will shut down at 11 p.m., and roads in 13 counties will be shut down to all but emergency vehicles.

01/26/2015

The MTA board meets on Jan. 22, 2015. (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

MTA Board Votes To Raise Fares And Tolls

The cost of your commute is going up. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority board voted Thursday to raise fares and tolls.

01/22/2015

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No. 7 Train Suspended West Of Queensboro Plaza For Next 4 Weekends

Riders of the No. 7 train will need to plan for a detour this weekend, and for the next four weekends to come.

01/16/2015

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Here We Go Again: MTA Board To Vote On Potential Fare Hikes On Jan. 22

Whether you travel by road or rail, your commute could soon get more expensive.

01/14/2015

An R train travels through Brooklyn. (credit: CBSNY)

Former MTA Bosses Unite To Endorse $32B Capital Plan

Five former heads of the MTA came together Tuesday to say it will be money well spent.

01/13/2015

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Bronx Woman Arrested, Charged With Assault On MTA Bus

A Bronx woman has been arrested and charged with assault after hitting another woman on a Bronx MTA bus.

01/07/2015

The FDNY was called to Penn Station on Wednesday, Jan. 7 for a smoke condition. (Credit: Gina Herold)

Firefighters Sent To Penn Station For Smoke Condition

Firefighters were sent to Penn Station late Wednesday afternoon, after smoke filled an electrical room.

01/07/2015

MTA Bridge & Tunnel Officer Thomas Choi was struck and wounded by a car on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge on Oct. 20, 2013. (credit: CBS2)

MTA: Officer Struck By Car On Verrazano Bridge Dies From Injuries

Thomas Choi, 62, is the first officer to die in the line of duty in the 81-year history of MTA Bridges and Tunnels, also known as the Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority.

12/29/2014

The 86th Street station cavern mezzanine level slab, looking north on Oct. 13, 2014. (credit: Metropolitan Transportation Authority/Patrick Cashin)

Second Avenue Subway Hits Key Milestone With Completion Of 86th Street Station Shell

The cavern for the 86th Street station was completed on time, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced Thursday.

12/18/2014

MTA logo (credit: Getty Images)

Advocates Push For Affordable Housing At Harrison MTA Development

Alec Roberts with Community Housing Innovations said 20 percent of the apartments should be set aside as affordable homes.

12/17/2014

FILE - People ride the subway into Manhattan during the morning commute. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

MTA Report: 25 Percent Of All Subway Trains Are At Least 5 Minutes Late

If you feel like you are always waiting way too long for the subway, you are not wrong.

12/15/2014

Crews work to re-rail an F train that derailed on Friday, May 2, 2014. 
(credit: Metropolitan Transportation Authority/Patrick Cashin/Flickr)

MTA Calls For Disciplinary Action In Queens F Train Derailment Back In May

An official report Friday said multiple track defects were to blame for a derailment on the F Train in Queens this past spring, which left 30 riders and two employees injured.

12/12/2014

New Yorkers Dress Up As Santa For "SantaCon" Gathering (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Metro-North, LIRR To Ban Alcohol For SantaCon This Weekend

Nobody attending SantaCon this weekend – and nobody else either, for that matter – will be drinking alcohol on Metro-North or Long Island Rail Road for most of this weekend.

12/10/2014

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Replica Of Long-Lost Verrazzano Sculpture Unveiled In Brooklyn

The unveiling was held at John J. Carty Park in Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn.

12/03/2014

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