Annual MTA Ridership Down For First Time Since 2009MTA officials blame the 3% dip in weekend ridership on the rise of Uber and other on demand car service apps, in addition to weekend track work.
MTA Fare Hikes Will Come Amid Worse Subway Service, Many Straphangers SayMetropolitan Transportation Authority fare hikes will go into effect in a matter of weeks -- but as commuters pay more, many said they are getting much less service.
Latest Service Disruption At Washington Heights Subway Stop Blamed On Electrical Issue It happened again on Friday morning, the MTA confirmed that it was the third time in ten days that there was a service disruption at the 168th Street station in Washington Heights.
MTA Hikes Monthly Metrocard Price To $121, Keeps Base Fare At $2.75The MTA board has voted to keep base MetroCard fares at $2.75 while decreasing rider bonuses.
In Wake Of Deadly Accidents MTA To Test 20,000 Workers For Sleep ApneaOutgoing MTA boss Tom Prendergast said all railroad engineers, subway conductors, and bus and subway operators will be tested.
MTA Orders Expanded Screening For Sleep ApneaThe MTA is going farther than any transit agency in the country, ordering sleep apnea screenings for every commuter train and subway operator as well as every bus driver.
Felonies Down Across New York’s Transit System, But Assaults SpikeCrime in New York City subways was down 3.5 percent last year, but the news was not all good.
MTA Expected To Vote For Another Fare Hike For Trains, Buses, Bridges, TunnelsNew York commuters should get ready for a fasten-your-seatbelts moment, because anything run by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority – buses, subways, trains and bridges – is about to cost more.
Proposal Would Open NJ Transit Board Membership To The PublicIf you take public transportation in New Jersey you could qualify to be a board member of NJ Transit.
MTA, Transit Workers Union Reach Tentative Deal Hours After Contract ExpiresThe Metropolitan Transit Authority and the transit workers unions have struck a tentative deal after hours of contract negotiations that lasted through the night.
Cellphone, Wi-Fi Coverage Goes Live At All Underground Subway StationsGov. Andrew Cuomo's office announced that service for AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless customers will be available across the city's subway system beginning Monday.
Man Slashed Aboard Upper West Side SubwayAccording to police, the man was attacked at the 72nd Street stop after some sort of dispute.