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Travel ban lifted, public transit resumes

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the Metropolitan Transportation Authority will start phasing in service at 9 a.m. Tuesday and expects to be back on a Sunday schedule by noon. MTA Chairman Thomas Prendergast... To view the full story, click the title link.

Last LIRR Train Departures

The MTA Long Island Rail Road has just released the final train departure times for this evening. Here are the details hot off the presses: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced the departure times for the final trains expected to operate on the Long Island Rail Road tonight. Customers are urged not to wait […]

Last Metro North Train Departures

The MTA Metro-North has announced the departure time for the last trains running before the system is shutdown. Here are the details: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced the departure times for the final trains expected to operate on all Metro-North lines. Customers are urged not to wait until the last train, but to […]

Mayor bans driving, guv shuts transit system

As a potentially historic blizzard descends on the region, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday evening a travel ban. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority will shut down the entire public transit... To view the full story, click the title link.

Fare game

If it seems as though transit fares are getting more expensive every (other) year, that's because they are. And not just because the Metropolitan Transportation Authority voted last week to charge... To view the full story, click the title link.

MTA Prepares For Winter Storm

With a wintry blast that may dump as much as 7 inches of snow in parts of the metropolitan region, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is hard at work to ensure safe, reliable service this weekend. MTA New York City Transit, Metro-North Railroad, Long Island Rail Road, and MTA Bridges and Tunnels are once again preparing. […]

MTA Board Approves Limited Fare Increases

In what comes as no surprise. the MTA Board has approved limited fare & toll increases. Here are the details via the official press release I received: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Board today approved increasing fares and tolls by 4% over the next two years, fulfilling a promise to keep fare and toll increases […]

New York City subway, bus fares to increase

New York City's Metropolitan Transportation Authority voted on Thursday to increase subway and bus fares on the nation's largest mass transit system in March. The cost of riding a subway or bus will increase to $2.75 from $2.50 and riders...Show More Summary

New York City subway will soon cost $2.75 per ride

New Yorkers are about to shell out a bit more cash to ride the subway The Metropolitan Transportation Authority approved a proposal on Thursday to raise the cost of a single New York City subway or bus ride to $2.75 in March, from $2.50. Show More Summary

MTA votes to raise subway fare to $2.75

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority raised the cost of a subway ride by 25 cents to $2.75 and lifted bridge tolls to generate money for the system, following through on increases authorized a... To view the full story, click the title link.

CA: Marin Transportation Agency Looks at Rideshare Program for Canal Area

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission -- the Bay Area's transportation planning agency -- has provided the Transportation Authority of Marin with $125,000 toward establishing a car share program for the Canal.

Pocket of Support for M.T.A. Budget

At a news conference in Grand Central Terminal on Tuesday, a coalition of civic groups backed full government financing of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s proposed five-year capital plan.

CA: Metrolink Board Members Want to Consider Hiring Outgoing MTA Chief

Board members of the Metrolink commuter rail service are interested in considering the outgoing head of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority as a candidate to become the line's next chief executive.

25 Injured in Brooklyn Bus Crash

Six people were seriously injured and 19 others suffered minor injuries in a crash in Brooklyn on Wednesday involving two vehicles and a Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus, officials said.

MTA chief Arthur T. Leahy to step down in April

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The chief executive of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority said Tuesday night that he would step down in April after six years of overseeing both major milestones and high-profile embarrassments during the most ambitious rail construction period in the agency's history.

Los Angeles County's top transit executive to step down in April

The chief executive of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority said Tuesday that he would step down in April after six years of overseeing both high-profile failures and major milestones during the most ambitious rail expansion agenda in the agency's history. 

‘Underground 1966?, Danny Lyon’s Previously Unseen Color Photos of the New York City Subway in the 1960s

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MTA Arts & Design, the creative arm of New York City’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority, has installed “Underground 1966,” a previously unseen 1960s New York City subway color photo series by legendary photographer Danny Lyon at the Atlantic Avenue-Barclay Center subway stop. The installation will remain on display through the next year. Lyon returned to New […]

Chicago 'manspreading'?

The practice known as "manspreading" on subways is apparently such a problem that New York City's Metropolitan Transportation Authority is focusing on it in a new campaign to curb the obnoxious behavior. Chicago riders say they've seen...Show More Summary

From the Comments on the New York Times Story about "Manspreading"

The New York Times' readers have some opinions about the paper of record's piece on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's new campaign against men who take up too much room on the subway, a practice which has been dubbed "manspreading." Read more...

MTA may pay staff overtime to counter subway delays

New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority may use overtime revenue to help get riders on and off packed subways that serve as many as 6 million passengers a day. The MTA, the largest U.S.... To view the full story, click the title link.

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