The Metro-North derailment that killed four passengers and injured 70 will likely cost the Metropolitan Transportation Authority tens of millions of dollars in wrongful death and injury claims—but insurance may cover all but $10 million. Show More Summary
An accident-prevention system required by Congress but resisted by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority would stop a train from speeding through a sharp curve and potentially derailing, experts said.
Shortly after 7 am Eastern time on Sunday, Metropolitan Transportation Authority police confirmed that a Metro-North train derailed near the Hudson river in the Bronx. The accident occurred near Palisade Avenue near the Spuyten Duyvil railroad station. Show More Summary
(NEW YORK) — Police and witnesses say a Metro-North passenger train has derailed in New York City. Metropolitan Transportation Authority police say the train derailed Sunday morning near the Spuyten Duyvil station in the Bronx. Photos taken of the accident scene show eight cars derailed. Show More Summary
On November 3, a record 50,304 people completed the New York City Marathon. All of them started by running over the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge from Staten Island to Brooklyn. New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), which...Show More Summary
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority could be out hundreds of thousands of dollars a month in lost revenue from people who don't pay to ride.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced Friday that it has agreed to sell a 550,000-square-foot site in the Pelham Gardens section of the Bronx to two developers who will construct a large retail center on the property. A...Show More Summary
Siemens Rail Automation, in a consortium with Bombardier Transportation, has been awarded a contract, not to exceed $428 million including all phases and options, by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) to upgrade train control systems on the...
By the spring of 2015, New Yorkers passing through the Columbus Circle subway station will have a brand-new selection of retail stores to peruse. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has selected an operator to oversee the management and leasing of the recently renovated complex. Show More Summary
New York's subway and bus commuters will see fares rise slower than projected over the next few years, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority said. A year after Hurricane Sandy caused about $5 billion in damage to its system, theShow More Summary
The Richmond Metropolitan Authority has the operational ability and bonding authority to carry out regional transportation priorities.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is close to inking a deal with a restaurant operator who will take over most of the west side of Vanderbilt Hall at Grand Central Terminal. An MTA spokesman said the deal is being negotiated and "we should know more in the next couple of weeks." It's been a long time coming. Show More Summary
We move on to Joseph Lhota, the former Chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority from January 9th, 2012 to December 31st. He is the Republican candidate in this election and has experience in numerous offices under majorShow More Summary
The New York Times reports that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is investigating articulated trains, which have no doors between cars, for future use in the New York City subway system. Articulated trains allow passengers to move from car to car, which eases overcrowding and speeds loading and unloading. They are already in use in the […]
As a daily bus rider, I’m comforted knowing that DC’s public transportation thinks sexual harassment is kind of a big deal. The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) is by far my least favorite thing about living in DC. Moving here from Chicago where the public transportation fare is cheaper AND more efficient, I wasn’t concerned with DC’s [...]
Cubic Transportation Systems has delivered the on-time installation of its Bus Hardware Subsystem (BHS) for the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority MTA Bus Time.
Earlier this morning, I received word from the MTA that its real time bus tracking system, BusTime has been expanded to cover all Manhattan bus routes. Here is more via press release: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced that its live bus tracking service, MTA Bus Time™, has expanded to cover all Manhattan bus […]
After the Metropolitan Transportation Authority failed to process Zipcar’s payment for the E-ZPass tolls incurred by its cars operating in New York, members of the car sharing program were pulled over, had their E-ZPass transponders confiscated and they were issued violations for using unfunded devices. When drivers arrived at toll booths they were directed to […]
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is contacting leaders of the various Councils of Governments in the county and the officials in the 88 cities to weigh in on what it would take for them to support a new version of Measure J...
Earlier today, the MTA Metro-North announced it will be expanding service on the New Haven line with limited electric service. Here is more via press release: Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Chairman and CEO Thomas F. Prendergast and MTA Metro-North Railroad President Howard Permut today announced the railroad will offer a limited amount of additional rail […]