'It's Disgusting And It Needs To Stop': NYC Transit Workers Call For Stiffer Penalties For Spitting IncidentsThey're demanding action to make spitting offenses misdemeanors instead of violations that result in fines.
MTA Loses Another Top Officer Following NYC Transit President Andy Byford's ResignationThe MTA says the departure was expected.
First Of 500 New MTA Police Officers Sworn InThe new officers will be assigned to New York City transit, the Long Island Railroad and Metro-North.
Police: Suspects Attacked Conductor On L Train In BrooklynPolice on Tuesday were searching for two suspects in an attack on a subway conductor in East New York, Brooklyn.
Nor'easter Brings Heavy Rain, Wind To Tri-State, Leaves Some Areas FloodedA flood watch is in effect through late Tuesday night for New York City, parts of Long Island, Westchester, Orange, Rockland and Putnam counties as well as for parts of Connecticut, New Jersey.
Straphangers Sound Off On Comptroller's Subway Report The report from state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said only 51 of the city’s 468 stations were found to be free of defects.
Comptroller's Office: Most Subway Stations Are In Need Of RepairsThe New York State Comptroller’s office said Thursday that too many of the city’s subway stations are in disrepair, and efforts to upgrade the stations are dragging along too slowly.
Judge Tosses Law Requiring Subway Passengers To Give Police Their IDA federal judge this week threw out a New York City transit system rule that allowed police officers to demand identification documents from anyone riding the subway.
Old South Ferry Subway Station To Reopen Starting next month, the end of the the line for the 1 train will again be South Ferry.
MTA: Subway Platform Barriers Would Cost More Than $1 BillionManhattan Borough President Scott Stringer predicts that if things keep going the way they are, 100 people will have been killed in the New York City Subway system this year.
Hugh L. Carey Tunnel Returning To Normal Operations MondayFor the first time since before superstorm Sandy filled it end-to-end, the Hugh L. Carey Tunnel will be returning to normal operations.
Court Strikes Down MTA Payroll Tax; Massive Transit Hikes PossibleAstronomical fare hikes and deep service cuts are possibly on the horizon for suburban commuters. It’s all because a major court ruling against the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has put the agency in a financial bind.
Officials: MTA Workers To Be Arrested For Faking Signal InspectionsSignal maintainers are suspected of filing reports claiming they made inspections that never happened and their supervisors are suspected of entering the date knowing it was false.
Former NYC Transit Brooklyn HQ To Become Cutting Edge Urban Research Center"The new center will bring some of the world's greatest minds together to start to study the technical, engineering, academic, and human challenges posed by our rapidly urbanizing world," Mayor Michael Bloomberg said.
MTA Chief Lhota Won't Commit To Subway Platform BarriersMany cities around the world, including Paris, have glass barriers on at least some of their train platforms.