By Katie Cannon, NBC News: A project that is 90 years in the making had better be impressive, and the Metropolitan Transport Authority's $4.5 billion Second Avenue Subway project does not disappoint. The undertaking, which began in 2007 and can be found up to nine stor …
Metropolitan Transportation Authority of the State of New York New York City hasn't built a new line since 1932, and after seeing these pictures one can begin to understand why. The $17 billion project to create the Second Avenue Subway...Show More Summary
Los Angeles County bus drivers say they are regularly becoming ill -- sometimes while behind the wheel -- from pesticides sprayed inside their vehicles by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
There is a strong bond among the Metropolitan Transportation Authoritys operating agencies and at no time was that more evident than the past several days when New York City Transit and MTA Bus deployed a fleet of 50 transit and express coaches as...
When the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's board took up L.A. County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas' proposal Thursday to add two stations to the new Crenshaw light-rail line, Lakewood City Councilwoman Diane DuBois asked the right question. Then she gave the wrong answer.
Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials are reporting a "major derailment" on the Metro-North Railroad near Fairfield, Connecticut, resulting in the collision of two trains with “preliminary reports of injuries.”
If you've taken the subway in New York recently, you've surely seen the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's new slogan: "Improving, non-stop." In that spirt, the MTA has been making an admirable effort to make riders' lives better by embracing new technology. Show More Summary
Architects commissioned by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to upgrade the 77-year-old transit hub in downtown Los Angeles showed preliminary plans that put a high-speed rail system atop, beneath or alongside existing subways without compromising...
Cell phone service and free Wi-Fi have arrived at another 30 New York City subway stations. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced the expansion Thursday of a program that started with six stations in 2011. Busy Manhattan stations including Times Square, Columbus Circle and Rockefeller Center are now wired. Show More Summary
New York Post By all accounts, Tom Prendergast — the man Gov. Cuomo tapped last week to head the Metropolitan Transportation Authority — is a terrific choice. Question is: Terrific enough to hold the line on transit-worker pay and benefits? If not, one of two things will happen: Riders will go broke from fare [...]
New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority is digging an artificial cavern for a future Second Avenue Subway stop below 86th street. Patrick Cashin is photographing the massive operation. Fortunately, the tunnel has been blessed by a Catholic priest. Check out more of Cashin's photos on Flickr and a brief riff on the project by Geoff Manaugh [...]
Thomas Prendergast, president of New York City Transit and interim executive director of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, has been nominated to be chairman and CEO of the sprawling MTA, Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office said Friday. Show More Summary
New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority has released some new shots by photographer Patrick Cashin of the so-called "86th Street cavern," through which the future 2nd Avenue subway will someday travel. [Image: Inside the "86th Street cavern"; photo by Patrick Cashin. Show More Summary
Julian Burke, a corporate turnaround expert who brought a steady hand and political savvy to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority when it was teetering financially and facing federal scrutiny for poor bus service across Los Angeles County, died...
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority has reportedly started offering its territory to movie and television producers. Should projects require a dramatic shot along railroad tracks or a modern subway tunnel environment, Angelenos riding Metro could witness an uptick in location shooting at public transit spots around town. [ more › ]
Cubic Transportation Systems has been awarded a contract for nearly $27 million from the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority to build and integrate the bus hardware system for MTA Bus Time
Despite the historic disruptions caused by Hurricane Sandy, annual ridership on the subways, buses and railroads operated by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) rose in 2012 by more than half a percent
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority, in an unusual move, has decided to reopen the former South Ferry subway station because repairs to the new station there will take years.
State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli blasted the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Wednesday for cost overruns and delays on its massive project to connect the Long Island Rail Road to Grand Central Terminal. It's been known for years...Show More Summary
On Monday, getting from A to B got more expensive for almost everyone in New York. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority hiked fares again, and the base rate for subways and buses jumped a quarter, to $2.50, among other increases. The M.T.A. Show More Summary