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Audit finds city subway tracks are filthy and overrun with rats. (Credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Riders Alliance Plans To Present Book Of Subway Horror Stories To Cuomo, Legislature

A book titled Subway Horror Stories, is well a book of subway horror stories.


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.


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Here We Go Again: MTA Board To Vote On Potential Fare Hikes On Jan. 22

Whether you travel by road or rail, your commute could soon get more expensive.


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

Riders Alliance Pushes For Legislation To Give Workers Pre-Tax Transit Benefits

An effort is underway in New York to push legislation that could save straphangers hundreds of dollars a year.


An MTA bus (credit: Getty Images)

City Council Draws Praise From Riders Alliance For Expanding Bus Clock Initiative

The New York City Council has gotten praise from bus riders for expanding the number of countdown clocks at bus stops.


Assemblyman Jim Brennan addresses the rally to protect transit funding.  (credit: Riders Alliance)

Transit Advocates, Pols To Cuomo: Don’t Steal From MTA

The agency and the state share responsibilty for servicing mass transit bonds. But under Cuomo’s proposed budget, the MTA would pick up a larger chunk of the tab.


New York City Subway Train (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Transit Advocates To MTA: Use Extra State Funding To Restore Service

Transit advocates joined elected officials and a member of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority board Sunday, demanding that the agency use a budget surplus to restore and increase service.