MTA

FILE -- Straphangers ride the No. 6 train. (credit: Getty Images)

Commuters Face Higher Prices After MTA Fare Hikes On Subways, Buses, Rails & Tolls

Fare increases kicked in Sunday as part of a series of increases in recent years built into the cash-strapped MTA’s budget.

03/23/2015

A surveillance video of a woman police say threw coffee at an MTA bus driver on Tuesday, March 17. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Woman Threw Coffee In MTA Bus Driver’s Face On St. Patrick’s Day

Police on Monday were searching for a woman who threw coffee in a city bus driver’s face in the Flatiron District, in the midday hours on St. Patrick’s Day.

03/23/2015

MTA logo (credit: Getty Images)

Riders Open Wallets Wider As MTA Fare Hikes Kick In

Your commute into New York City is going to cost you more as MTA fare and toll hikes went into effect Sunday.

03/22/2015

Commuters enter a Long Island Rail Road train. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

MTA Warns Of Canceled, Diverted Trains For LIRR’s Morning Rush

The service disruptions are due to the derailment of a non-passenger train in the railroad’s Westside Yard.

03/22/2015

FILE -- Union Square subway station (Credit: Getty Images)

MTA Employee Intervenes In Slashing Attack Near Subway Platform

Police said an argument between two men in front of a subway token booth at the 28th Street-Park Avenue South station in Manhattan escalated to the point where one man pulled out a knife.

03/22/2015

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Commuters Brace For More MTA Fare & Toll Hikes

Bridge and tunnel tolls will also go up by 4 percent for E-ZPass users and about 6 percent to 10 percent for cash customers.

03/21/2015

An MTA bus (credit: Getty Images)

2 MTA Bus Drivers Arrested In Midtown After Alleged Road Rage Fight

Two city bus drivers were arrested Friday evening, after they allegedly got into a fight when one cut the other off in traffic.

03/21/2015

A MetroCard machine at Grand Central. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

MTA Fare And Toll Hikes Go Into Effect Sunday

The MTA said the hikes are needed to balance the budget against rising operating costs, pointing out they’ve cut $1 billion in spending.

03/20/2015

People wait to board an uptown 6 train at Union Square Station on January 28, 2015. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

State Lawmaker Calls For Signage Instructing People Who See Someone On Subway Tracks

A state lawmaker on Monday launched a plan to get the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to put up new subway signage, in an effort to help save lives.

03/16/2015

FILE -- Commuters ride a crowded F train. (credit: Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Riders Alliance Asks Straphangers For Their Subway Service Horror Stories

On Sunday the group Riders Alliance asked passengers at the Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center station to dish the dirt on their subway system experiences.

03/15/2015

Crowd at 96th Street where No. 1 line was briefly terminated due to train with mechanical problems (Credit: Jesse Zanger/CBSNewYork.com)

Signal Problems Cause Subway Delays During Evening Rush

A, B, C, D, E, F and G lines are running with delays in both directions.

03/10/2015

A woman reads a book waiting for an uptown 6 train at Broadway-Lafeyette Station on January 28, 2015. (credit:  Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

MTA: Increased Work On Subway Tracks A Factor In 45 Percent More Delays

Tired of waiting for a train at the subway platform? Get used to it.

03/06/2015

Subway riders stand on a number 4 train passing through Grand Central station March 25, 2009 in New York City.  The Metropolitan Transportation Authority that controls the subway system passed a proposed overall fare hike to help close a $1.2-billion budget gap. The hike will raise fares to $2.50, from $2.00, for a single ride and $103, from $81, for a 30 day MetroCard.  (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

NYC Subway Sign Campaign Takes Aim At Rudeness

Transportation officials are taking a stand against such rudeness with a series of signs in subway cars that would make Miss Manners proud, reminding riders of the most rudimentary etiquette in a tone that’s part shaming, part scolding.

03/04/2015

People wait to board an uptown 6 train at Union Square Station on January 28, 2015. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Signal Problems Cause Delays On Numerous Subway Lines

The Metropolitan Transit Authority said a problem with the automated train computer system caused delays along the 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and S subway lines.

03/04/2015

Second Avenue Subway

MTA Chairman Says 2nd Avenue Subway Expansion In Jeopardy Without Funding

Plans to extend the Second Avenue subway line south of Midtown could go off the rails unless the MTA’s funding crisis is solved, according to New York’s transit chief.

03/03/2015

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