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NYPD Identifies Suspect In Assault Of MTA Employee

The NYPD has identified the suspect in an assault on an MTA employee as 51-year-old Anthony Ross.

09/13/2014

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Police Search For Man Who Assaulted MTA Employee

The incident occurred on September 3 just after 8 p.m., police say.

09/06/2014

Commuters board MTA bus. (Photo by Daniel Barry/Getty Images)

MTA Bus Service Improvements Include New Routes, Extensions

In total the enhancements spanning all five boroughs costed $4.9 million.

08/31/2014

Beachgoers in Long Beach, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Tri-State Area Ready For Labor Day Holiday Weekend

Nice weather is predicted for the start of the Labor Day holiday weekend across the Tri-State areas as people celebrate the final weekend of summer.

08/29/2014

An MTA bus (credit: Getty Images)

City Businessman Pleads Guilty To Ripping Off MTA With Low-Quality Fuel

A New York City businessman has pleaded guilty to stealing from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority by providing poor-quality oil for city buses and passing it off as the good stuff.

08/28/2014

Bedbugs

Bill Would Mandate MTA Reporting Of Bedbug Incidents Within 24 Hours

Two city lawmakers are proposing a bill to require the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to immediately inform riders of any bedbug incidents within 24 hours.

08/28/2014

Riders get off at the Metro-North Spuyten-Duyvil station on Aug. 27, 2014. (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

MTA Report: Metro-North Sacrificed Safety For On-Time Performance

Riders are weighing in on findings from a new report saying Metro-North has sacrificed safety for on-time performance.

08/27/2014

Bedbugs

Bedbugs Reported On Another N Train; Conductor Says She Was Bitten

Bedbugs were reported on yet another subway train Monday, when a conductor reported she was bitten on an N Train.

08/25/2014

People enter the subway at Union Square (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

MTA: ‘A’ Train Operator Drove Uptown On Downtown Tracks For Several Stops

The operator didn’t come to a stop until after the train passed the Spring Street station and saw the headlights of a downtown train at West 4th Street.

08/25/2014

Fire Department personnel hoist an injured worker from the 2nd Avenue subway tunnel on Aug. 20, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Pipe Falls On 2nd Avenue Subway Worker 100 Feet Below Ground

The worker was about 100 feet below ground between two tunnels when a pipe fell on his leg, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority said.

08/20/2014

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (credit: Westchester Taxpayer Watch)

Astorino: MTA Needs New Plan For Transportation Improvements On Staten Island

Astorino says the MTA’s five-year plan is expiring this year, and there still isn’t a proposal to replace it.

08/18/2014

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LIRR Union Members Vote To Approve New Contract

Members of the unions representing most Long Island Rail Road workers have approved the four-year contract that was negotiated last month.

08/16/2014

MetroCard machine Big DL

Cash Is King For Metrocard Refills Saturday Morning

The MTA is upgrading the software used for credit and debit cards so only cash will be accepted at machines.

08/15/2014

Subway performers protest outside City Hall after spike in arrests. (Credit: WCBS 880/Marla Diamond)

Outcry From Subway Performers After Spike In Arrests

The spike in arrests of subway dancers has performers fighting back, speaking on the steps of City Hall Tuesday.

08/12/2014

A subway pulls into the Lexington Ave. 86th Street station (file/credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Neighborhood-Specific Maps Coming To NYC Subway Stations

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.

08/12/2014

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