Considering Serious Changes, MTA Board May Shift Transit Guru Byford To More Diminished RoleThe board is expected to get proposals -- as early as Monday -- on how to restructure the agency. That could mean a different role for city transit chief Andy Byford.
Fare Evasion On The Rise, Costing MTA Hundreds Of Millions Of DollarsFare evasion isn’t just a nuisance, the MTA is losing hundreds of millions of dollars. Now, the governor is stepping in to help curb the growing problem.
Gov. Cuomo Blasts Rash Of Attacks On MTA Workers: 'Public Employees Must Be Protected'The latest assault raises concerns for the transit workers union, which has been calling for more protection.
Gov. Cuomo Blasts MTA After 2 Time Clocks Allegedly VandalizedOn Sunday, the governor called the agency's time-keeping system a failure.
MTA Says LIRR Overtime-Tracking Clock Was Tampered WithThe MTA is looking into possible sabotage. It appears someone cut the wires on a Long Island Rail Road clock meant to track overtime at a station in Jamaica, Queens.
Disability Advocates Rally Ahead Of Court Hearing On Subway Access LawsuitSeveral groups are suing the MTA, claiming it systematically excludes people with disabilities by not providing access to stations.
MTA: Subway Speeds Are Getting FasterThe MTA says it has now increased speed limits at 90 locations since December.
MTA Announces Plans To Install Netting To Catch Falling Debris On The No. 7 Line In Woodside, QueensIf only the MTA could do something about the debris that keeps falling from the platforms, damaging cars. Following another incident, there might be a solution.
'Stupid, Dangerous, Selfish:' NYPD Trying To Track Down Suspects Surfing Subway Trains And Pulling BrakesSurveillance video shows one man surfing a northbound 2 train at the 14th Street and Seventh Avenue subway station on Tuesday. Police say he rode for several stops before pulling the emergency brakes.
MTA Board To Vote On Outside Investigation Into OvertimeMTA board members are expected to vote Wednesday on whether or not to launch an independent investigation into alleged overtime abuses.
No Decision On Class Action Lawsuit Over MTA's Lack Of Subway ElevatorsSeveral nonprofits organizations and individuals are behind a class action lawsuit calling on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to add elevators to all stations.
Federal Probe Looking Into MTA Overtime ScandalSources say the inquiry is also looking into outdated time keeping that includes handwritten bookkeeping practices from the 19th century.
Gov. Cuomo Blasts MTA Overtime Scandal: 'This Is About Stealing; This Is About Fraud'There were scathing words from Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday, as he continued to lash out at the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and its workers regarding overtime.
MTA To Issue Limited Edition MetroCards Featuring Ground Zero First RespondersThe Metropolitan Transportation Authority is issuing 250,000 limited edition MetroCards.
MTA Board Holds Emergency Meeting On Overtime AbuseAccording to the MTA, overtime costs were up $122 million last year.