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Still frame from a video posted to Facebook purportedly showing teens inside a rear subway car where a control panel is located (Credit: CBS2)

MTA Investigating After Video Shows Teens At Controls Inside Subway Car

The shaky video isn’t very long, just a few seconds, but you can see the glowing lights of subway controls and you can hear expletives, a horn and laughter.

12 hours ago

Anti-Islamic ads that will begin appearing on 100 New York City buses and two subway entrances. (credit: CBS 2)

MTA Board Bans All Political Ads On Subways, Buses

The MTA is preparing to ban all political advertising on its subways and buses after a judge ruled that a pro-Israel group was allowed to display an advertisement containing the phrase “Hamas Killing Jews” on city buses.

04/29/2015

MTA logo (credit: Getty Images)

MTA Says Fare Hike Is ‘Purely Hypothetical’ If Capital Plan Isn’t Funded

The MTA’s chief financial officer said fares and tolls could jump 15 percent unless New York state lawmakers provide funding for a five-year capital plan.

04/28/2015

A rendering of the 72nd Street entrance of the Second Avenue subway. (credit: MTA)

MTA Releases New Photos, Renderings Of 2nd Avenue Subway

Images released on Monday show not only photos from the construction process but also renderings of completed subway stations at 63rd, 72nd and 96th streets.

04/27/2015

Connecticut Gov. Dannel  Malloy. (credit: CBS2)

Malloy: Relationship With MTA Has Improved Since Metro-North Mishaps

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Friday he believes the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has a “more respectful attitude” toward the state in the wake of various crises involving the Metro-North Railroad.

04/24/2015

Gov. Cuomo gives speech to Association for a Better New York (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Gov. Cuomo: Federal Government To Approve $1B Loan To MTA

The governor also announced he’s reappointing Tom Prendergast as MTA chairman, 1010 WINS’ Roger Stern reported.

04/24/2015

7 Train (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

MTA Announces Increased Service For 2, 7, L, M Subway Lines

Prompted by a surge in subway ridership in New York City, the MTA has announced increased service will be coming to four subway lines.

04/24/2015

Amalagamated Transit Union explanation of MTA bus design flaw (Credit: CBS2)

MTA Bus Drivers Union: Flawed Bus Design Creates Dangerous Hazard For Pedestrians

The union showed photos which they say demonstrates that in some cases, the driver simply can’t see pedestrians below.

04/22/2015

LIRR conductor waves from train window/file (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

MTA Campaign Tells Commuter Rail Riders ‘Groom At Home,’ ‘Keep Your Feet Off The Seat’

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is expanding its “Courtesy Counts” to both Metro-North and the Long Island Rail Road.

04/22/2015

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Police: Man Exposed Himself To Woman On F Train In Brooklyn

Police are looking for a man accused of public lewdness on a subway in Brooklyn.

04/22/2015

Anti-Islamic ads that will begin appearing on 100 New York City buses and two subway entrances. (credit: CBS 2)

Judge Rules Anti-Islamic Ads Allowed To Be Displayed On MTA Buses

A pro-Israel advocacy group known for publicly criticizing Islam can display its political advertisement containing the phrase “Hamas Killing Jews” on New York City’s buses, a judge said.

04/22/2015

The MTA is trying to rid a Brooklyn subway station of feral cats (Credit: CBS2)

Residents: MTA Starving Stray Cats In Effort To Rid Them From Subway Station

Members of the non-profit Ferals in Peril offered their volunteers to trap, neuter and relocate the cats if the MTA would allow it.

04/21/2015

MTA logo (credit: Getty Images)

Queens Lawmaker Looking To Clean Up ‘Salacious’ Outdoor Ads On State Property

A Queens lawmaker is now taking aim at sexy inappropriate outdoor ads.

04/21/2015

A man was wounded, and a city bus was damaged, in a shooting in East Harlem on Monday, April 20. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Man Shot, Wounded In East Harlem; Bullet Also Strikes MTA Bus

A man was shot and wounded in East Harlem late Monday afternoon, and a bullet also struck a passing city bus.

04/20/2015

Photo from cellphone video of MTA bus operator with papers, Hi-Liter in hand while driving (Credit: CBS2)

Video Purportedly Shows MTA Bus Operator Distracted While Driving

A spokesperson from the MTA said the driver has been suspended without pay, and called the incident a “serious breach of protocol.”

04/20/2015

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