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LA Metro Transportation Authority Taps CH2M Team for HOV Lanes Project

SCV News reports, “The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority has selected a team led by CH2M to provide the plans, specifications  and estimates for the design of new high occupancy vehicle lanes along Interstate 5...Show More Summary

L.A. Metro to Host Community Meetings for Rail to Rail/River Active Transportation Corridor Project

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will host two community meetings on Wednesday, August 24, as part of the Alternative Analysis for the Rail to Rail/River Active Transportation Corridor Project Segment B.

‘Like a Furnace’: New Yorkers Sweat It Out as Reports of Hot Subway Cars Rise

3 days agoNews : NYTimes: News

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says it is alerted to 12 to 16 so-called hot cars per day. But not all riders flee to cooler cars.

Mass Transit Weekly Update 8/19/2016

This week's video update includes videos from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), InnoTrans, Common Good and the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA).

Getting Italy’s Most Popular Museum Under Control

“Overseeing the Uffizi, with its world-class holdings and public-sector staffing, is a bit like running the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority at the same time. … As [new director Eike Schmidt] fights to manage the crowds, generate more revenue and improve the museum experience – including its chaotic ticketing system and […]

Ridership Growth Celebrated as Revamped Houston Metro Network Turns One

The numbers show The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County's (Metro) Transportation Network is experiencing unprecedented growth. The period from September 2015 to July 2016 marks the largest ridership growth in a decade.

CA: $22M Pedestrian Tunnel Making Metro Orange, Red Lines Connection Safer set to Open

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority will open a $22 million tunnel Monday to allow passengers to skirt the potentially dangerous crosswalks between both stations.

Metro Purple Line Subway Extension Construction Update

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) Purple Line is one of the most important transportation projects being built in Los Angeles County

Los Angeles Metro Launched Program Makaing College Discount Passes Easier to Buy

A pilot program to streamline and reduce the cost and hassle of purchasing college student discount transit passes was recently launched by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) and California State University.

Audit finds MTA fails to collect nearly half of subway fines

New York state auditors say the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is failing to collect nearly half the fines owed by subway fare dodgers, graffiti scribblers, litterers and other violators. The... To view the full story, click the title link.

US FTA issues safety directive to Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority

The US Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has issued a safety directive 16-4 to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) to complete 12 actions in order to correct track integrity deficiencies in the…

MTA Statement on Death of Robert R. Kiley

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is saddened by the death of Robert R. Kiley, the fifth chairman of the MTA, who died Tuesday at the age of 80.

Subway Tunnel Slated to Be Closed for 18 Months in New York

2 weeks agoTravel / Air Travel : The Gate

This official statement — which was issued by the New York City Transit division of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority — revealed that massive reconstruction work needed to the Canarsie Tunnel will require a full closure of the tunnel for 18 months starting no sooner than 2019. Show More Summary

More digital screens coming to subways, buses

More digital countdown clocks are coming to New York City's lettered subway lines. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says it'll also be installing more digital information screens on... To view the full story, click the title link.

The L-train shutdown could be the crisis we've always needed to transform our transit system

To repair tunnels damaged by Hurricane Sandy, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority will soon shut down L train service between Brooklyn and Manhattan for 18 months beginning in January 2019.... To view the full story, click the title link.

Without more walkable cities, building new transit won't reverse Metro's ridership decline

There is no place in the country better positioned to use transit to its advantage than Los Angeles County. With the upcoming ballot measure that would increase the county sales tax to fund the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, the renaissance of downtown Los Angeles, the recent proliferation...

Zika Virus News and Mitigation Efforts in the US: New York Subway New Battleground Against Virus

New York City directs its attention underground as the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) gets onboard the campaign against Zika virus on the New York subway.

L.A. Metro Launches New Pilot Customer Center Program

To improve service to underserved areas, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) launched a pilot program that brings many Metro products and services to the community through a Mobile Customer Center (M...

MTA Board Will Tackle Its Financial Plan and ORT Procurement Procedures Today

Times Herald-Record (Middletown, NY) looks ahead to this morning’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority board meeting at which directors are scheduled to review an update of the authority’s long-range financial plan and preview its 2017 budget. Show More Summary

L trains will stop running in Manhattan for 18 months starting in 2019

New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority plans to shut down a subway tunnel for 18 months on its L train that carries passengers under the East River between Manhattan and Brooklyn,... To view the full story, click the title link.

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