Thanks, in part to temporary, direct and robust safety oversight of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transportation Authority (WMATA) Metrorail system by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), WMATA is implementing needed safety changes
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority board delayed a decision Thursday on a plan to hire multiple police departments aimed at making the system's trains and buses safer for riders.
Moving one of the first Measure M projects forward, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) Board of Directors voted on December 1 to certify the Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR) for the Airport Metro Connector
To the editor: Thank you for exposing the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s poor management of the 405 Freeway widening project, resulting in a $300-million settlement and a 55% cost overrun. (“'Lessons learned': Metro will pay nearly $300 million more to company that widened the 405 Freeway...
Los Angeles Times reports, “The Metropolitan Transportation Authority [LA Metro] has agreed to pay nearly $300 million more to [Omaha-based Kiewit Corporation,] the contractor of the 405 Freeway widening project, capping a years-long dispute over responsibility for schedule delays, design changes and cost overruns. Show More Summary
A new environmental study draft has been released for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's (MTA) proposed third track for the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) expansion project in New York, US.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has agreed to pay nearly $300 million more to the contractor of the 405 Freeway widening project, capping a years-long dispute over responsibility for schedule delays, design changes and cost overruns. The settlement will push the cost of the controversial...
Newsday editors cheer New York Governor Cuomo’s plans to eliminate toll gates on the 10 bridges and tunnels operated by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and urge the state to expand the boom in all-electronic tolling. “Get really serious about reducing traffic, pollution and fuel. Show More Summary
Daily Republic (Fairfield, CA) reports, “Completing the Interstate 80 express lane from Fairfield to the Highway 505 interchange is part of the regional plan recently adopted by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission.” The newspaper...Show More Summary
The US Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has approved an order for up to 94 additional new M8 rail cars for Metro-North Railroad’s New Haven Line.
Times Herald-Record reports, “The penalties for failing to pay those pesky tolls are going up in New York. Both the New York State Thruway Authority and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority have increased the penalties for non-payment,...Show More Summary
Developers plan to launch a shuttle service in Bushwick and East Williamsburg to help workers get to five new Brooklyn office and commercial complexes once the Metropolitan Transportation Authority... To view the full story, click the title link.
The Metropolitan Transportation Commission announced that its Bay Area Toll Authority Oversight Committee awarded a $27.2 million contract to O.C. Jones and Sons Inc., Berkeley, CA, to construct a third eastbound lane across the Richmond-San...Show More Summary
A program that would educate, train and provide opportunities for local residents to gain jobs and careers at the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) and throughout the transportation industry is under development
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro), in partnership with InSite Wireless Group and T-Mobile, now provides underground cell phone service for T-Mobile customers on the Metro Red/Purple Lines.
A plaque honoring U.S. Army Private and Medal of Honor recipient Joe Gandara was unveiled by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) at the Expo Line 26th St/Bergamot Station.
As part of its ongoing commitment to safety, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) has unveiled safety improvements to 27 intersections along the Metro Blue Line.
A New York City subway train has struck two Metropolitan Transportation Authority workers, killing one and seriously injuring the other. Police say they found a 53-year-old man and a 49-year-old man... To view the full story, click the title link.
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) has released its Annual Report to the Community highlighting a variety of accomplishments made throughout the year.
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will install near-zero emission natural gas-powered engines in 125 buses with a $1.875-million grant from the Mobile Source Air Pollution Reduction Committee (MSRC).