Members of the unions representing most Long Island Rail Road workers have approved the four-year contract that was negotiated last month.
The MTA is upgrading the software used for credit and debit cards so only cash will be accepted at machines.
The spike in arrests of subway dancers has performers fighting back, speaking on the steps of City Hall Tuesday.
The MTA announced Tuesday it has joined forces with the New York City Department of Transportation to install new neighborhood-specific maps in all city subway stations.
According to published reports, bedbugs have transferred to a new subway line in New York City.
The fire broke out around 6:30 a.m. at a building on 51st Avenue near the Queens Midtown Tunnel in Long Island City.
Straphangers Campaign spokesman Gene Russianoff told D’Auria the worst line is the No. 2, which runs from Brooklyn College to Pelham in the Bronx.
The MTA said there will be no service between the Nassau Avenue station in Greenpoint and Court Square in Long Island City until Sept. 2.
Starting Friday night the “G” will be shut down between Greenpoint, Brooklyn and Long Island City, Queens for a total of five weeks.
A 2-year-old child rolled onto the subway tracks in Queens Monday and survived, thanks to the quick action of the little girl’s mother and that of a subway cleaner who helped the frightened mother grab her child before a train arrived.
The accident happened just after 5 p.m. on Columbia Street in the Cobble Hill section of the borough.
Commuters call it a love-hate relationship, but after bracing for life without the railroad, riders say the busiest commuter rail line in the nation is still the best bet to get to and from the city.
There was handshaking and back-patting all around on Thursday, after Gov. Andrew Cuomo helped broker a deal between the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the Long Island Rail Road unions to avoid a potentially crippling strike.
Commuters let out a big sigh of relief Thursday, after Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced an agreement that has averted a crippling Long Island Rail Road strike.
With a Long Island Rail Road strike potentially set to start on Sunday, the unions and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority returned to the bargaining table Wednesday and talked for several hours without reaching a deal.