MTA Says It Will Be Forced To Take Drastic Measures If Federal Government Doesn't Provide $12 Billion In AidThe Metropolitan Transportation Authority is in dire straits. It says it needs billons of dollars in federal funding or the way people commute will drastically change.
MTA Says On-Time Performance Up, Along With Security And Safety WorriesLast month subways had the best on-time arrival in seven years. Service also improved for Metro-North and the Long Island Rail Road.
MTA Trains, Buses Switch To Holiday Schedule Through ThursdayCheck out the changes ahead for subways, buses, LIRR, Metro-North, NJ TRANSIT and Staten Island trains.
MTA Delays Increased Rates For Metro-North Parking LotsThe MTA had proposed to raise annual parking permit fees at 25 facilities by an average of 13% per year.
MTA Board Expected To Approve Parking Permit Fee Increase At 25 Metro-North FacilitiesThe Metropolitan Transportation Authority will vote this week on a proposal that will hit some commuters in the pocketbook.
Penn Station Access Project Gets Green LightGovernor Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday said the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Empire State Development, and Amtrak have struck a deal that would expand Metro-North service to the East Bronx.
Commuter Train Service Expanded Ahead Of Holiday WeekendLocal rail lines are adding more trains ahead of what's expected to be a busy weekend of travel for New Year's Eve.
Track Fire Breaks Out At Grand Central TerminalThe fire broke out around 9:45 a.m. Friday on Track No. 26.
'People Are Not Civil Anymore:' Rail Riders Irate Over Trash Aboard LIRR, Metro-North TrainsIt didn't take long for CBS2's Lisa Rozner to find a banana peel and tissues padding the seats on one Metro North train on Tuesday.
Storm Spells Misery For Metro-North Riders During Evening CommutePassengers were stuck at Grand Central Terminal, where several Metro-North lines were suspended.
'A Lot Of TLC': White Plains Metro-North Station Getting Sleek $92M UpgradeMayor Tom Roach reveals plans to update the Metro-North Railroad's third busiest station with sleek, modern features.
Metro-North Fare Hike Won't Be Sufficient For Connecticut Transportation Funding, Advocate SaysMetro-North Railroad commuters are facing a proposed 10 percent fare increase – but a transportation advocate said that won’t be enough to solve transportation funding problems in Connecticut.
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.
NJ TRANSIT Facing Possible Shortage Of EngineersSince March, NJ TRANSIT has been losing one engineer a month to Metro-North Railroad.
Metro-North's Largest Union Threatens Strike VoteThe head of Metro-North's biggest union said he'll ask members to authorize a strike to protest contractual disputes with the railroad.