Official Warns MTA Budget Deficit Could Surpass $1 Billion In 2021Declining subway and bus ridership and loss of revenues due to a decrease in real estate transactions could blow a huge hole in the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's budget.
MTA: Weekly Bus, Subway Ridership Dropped Slightly This YearThe Metropolitan Transportation Authority said Tuesday that subways and buses got a little less crowded this year.
MTA Replacing 'Ladies And Gentlemen' With Gender-Neutral AnnouncementsIn lieu of "ladies and gentlemen," the agency will be moving to gender-neutral phrasing like "passengers," "riders" and "everyone." 
Caught On Video: MTA Worker Drags Passenger Through Subway TrainThe Metropolitan Transportation Authority came under fire Tuesday for a disturbing incident that was caught on camera.
Schumer: MTA Must Work To Meet Deadline For Positive Train Control Safety MeasureSenate Minority Leader Charles Schumer called on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to “move heaven and earth” to install Positive Train Control on the Long Island Rail Road and the Metro-North Railroad.
MTA Bans Alcohol Advertising On Subways And BusesThe Metropolitan Transportation Authority is banning the advertising of alcohol beverages on all New York City buses, subway cars and stations.
MTA To Phase Out MetroCards For New Payment SystemThe new payment system would begin in 2019 with the creation of a website and installation of contactless readers at 500 subway turnstiles and 600 buses. 
Cuomo, Lhota Fault City Hall For Subway Homeless ProblemMayor Bill de Blasio and the NYPD were on the defensive Monday, after being slammed by the governor and head of the MTA for not doing enough to deal with the homeless problem in the subways.
MTA: Emergency Subway Repairs Will Be Cut If MTA Doesn't Pay UpThe Metropolitan Transportation Authority is threatening to cut back emergency subway repairs if the city does not cough up hundreds of millions of dollars.
Report: MetroCards Could Be A Thing Of The Past With Proposed New Payment SystemThe fare payment system would let riders tap into the turnstile or bus.
MTA Drivers, Advocates Call For All-Door Bus EntryThe Metropolitan Transportation Authority has introduced a new program in hopes of making bus service faster and safer.
MTA: Glitch Where MetroCard Machines Only Accepted Cash Is Over, Shouldn't Affect Monday Morning CommuteProblems with MetroCard vending machines this weekend have been fixed and should not affect the Monday morning commute, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority said Sunday.

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