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Massive Delays for 100,000 Customers in New York Subway

Scores of commuters have been stranded in the New York subway after thieves stole 500 feet of copper wire that helped operate subway trains and signals, the New York City Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) said in a stateme...

What NYC pays the MTA (it's more than the state does)

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority wants the city to cough up additional funding, but a new analysis reveals the city's government, residents and businesses already send it more cash than... To view the full story, click the title link.

Suspicious package found at Grand Central Terminal

Authorities are investigating a suspicious package found on the lower level of New York City's Grand Central Terminal and have closed the area to the public. Metropolitan Transportation Authority... To view the full story, click the title link.

Time for tough calls on MTA funding

Any New Yorker who rides public transit can't help but notice that fares keep going up and service keeps going down. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority's own reporting shows that trains and... To view the full story, click the title link.

Watch: NYC MTA explains subway delays with 8-bit video

last weekHumor / odd : Boing Boing

New York City's Metropolitan Transportation Authority created this delightful video to explain subway delays. I'd enjoy playing this game while waiting for a train. (more…)

Dozens of New Yorkers are auditioning for the chance to perform in Manhattan's subway stations

If you thought grumpy New Yorkers commuting home from a 10-hour workday were a tough crowd for a subway performer, try the employees of New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority. More than 70 soloists and ensembles auditioned in Grand Central Terminal on Tuesday for the chance to join MTA's revered Music Under New York program. Show More Summary

The New York City Subway Is Full Of Garbage

last weekVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

And we’re not just talking about you, the riders. The New York City subway is full of literal, actual garbage, and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is doing a garbage job of cleaning it up. Read more...

Metro to pay $4.25 million to man struck by Gold Line train

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority has agreed to pay more than $4 million to settle a lawsuit filed by a man whose foot was amputated after he was hit by a Gold Line train, officials said Monday. 

Metro to pay $4.25 million to man struck by Gold Line train

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority has agreed to pay more than $4 million to settle a lawsuit filed by a man whose foot was amputated after he was hit by a Gold Line train, officials said Monday. 

MTA Bond Credit Rated AA+

Earlier this afternoon, the MTA sent out word that their bond credit rating was scored at AA+ by the Kroll Bond Rating Agency. Here is more about that via an official press release: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced that bonds issued through its Transportation Revenue Bond (TRB) credit have been rated AA+ by […]

Better buses, balanced budgets: Advice for Metro's new CEO

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority's new chief executive, Phil Washington, starts Monday and he's got a huge job ahead of him. As head of the countywide agency, he will have to oversee a massive public transit system expansion, manage one of the nation's largest, most complex system of buses,...

Why the MTA Can’t Be the ‘Offensiveness Police’

3 weeks agoNews : Newsweek: US

New York City’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority decided to stop taking political and religious advertisements in late April following a torturous legal battle that sparked a discussion among litigation experts and free speech advocates...Show More Summary

New York MTA gets $967m FRA loan for PTC programme

The US Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has issued a $967.1m loan to the New York City’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) to finance critical safety upgrades.

New Metro chief executive will make nearly $350,000 in salary, stipends

The incoming chief executive of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority will make nearly $350,000 a year in salary and stipends, an increase of $20,000 over his predecessor's earnings.

New Metro chief executive will make nearly $350,000 in salary, stipends

The incoming chief executive of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority will make nearly $350,000 a year in salary and stipends, an increase of $20,000 over his predecessor's earnings.

City budget to include $125M a year for MTA, but agency wants more

New York City will announce this week it is bolstering its capital contribution to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority—but, mere days before that increase is unveiled, the MTA is now... To view the full story, click the title link.

Transportation Planning Manager IV (Systemwide Planning & Station Design)

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro), is seeking a seasoned transportation management professional to serve as Transportation Planning Manager IV (Systemwide Planning & Station Design). Over the next 30...Show More Summary

Five electric buses join Metro's fleet; more may be coming

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority continued down its greener path Thursday when five electric buses were delivered to transportation officials downtown.

Public Meetings for Socal Northwest 138 Corridor Project

This is the text of an April 29, 2015, public notice from the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) and the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans).

Right-Wing Crusader's Anti-Muslim Ads Provoke Ban on Political Ads on NYC Transit

All political advertisements will soon be banned on New York public transportation following a vote on Wednesday by the board of the city's Metropolitan Transportation Authority, NBC4 reports. The vote came after a judge ruled that the...Show More Summary

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