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USDOT Picks Three New WMATA Board Members to Tackle Safety Culture

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx has announced the appointment of three new Federal representatives, each with considerable expertise in safety, to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) board of directors.

Cell Service Now Available to Verizon Customers in Los Angeles Metro Subway

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro), in partnership with InSite Wireless Group and Verizon now provides the first phase of underground wireless service for Verizon customers on the Metro Red/Purple L...

LA Metro's new sales tax: when "bold" isn't "beautiful"

The headline reads "Metro details bold plan." Of course, that's the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority tooting its own horn on its own website. No doubt, the plans for Metro's sales tax increase are indeed bold,...Show More Summary

New Yorkers need better transit. Here's the way to get there

In 1968, the state took over New York City’s buses and subways and created the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Nearly 50 years later, riders suffer as the MTA struggles with aging... To view the full story, click the title li...

LA Metro Receives FTA Grants for Zero-Emission Electric Buses

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) has received $8 million in grants from the Federal Transportation Administration that will be used to deploy zero-emission electric buses on the Orange Line and replace the ferry termina

NY: MTA Pulls Out of APTA

The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority, along with its affiliate and subsidiary agencies, discontinued it membership with the American Public transportation Association.

NY MTA to APTA: Quit Wasting Our Money

The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has formally quit its membership in the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), the nation’s principle transit lobby. In a harshly worded seven-page letter, MTA accused...Show More Summary

MTA Bus Renames 8 Express Routes

Yesterday afternoon, MTA Bus announced that it will be renaming 8 of its express bus routes serving Queens & Manhattan. Here are the complete details via the presser I received: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Bus Company is renaming eight express bus routes that serve Queens and midtown Manhattan, where they travel along two corridors, […]

Metro will boycott North Carolina conference in protest of anti-LGBT 'bathroom law'

Following a national outcry over a North Carolina law that restricts protections for transgender people, the head of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority has effectively barred agency employees from traveling to Charlotte, N.C., for a conference. No Metro employees will...

LA Metro Opens Red Line Universal City Station Pedestrian Bridge

As another example of ongoing efforts to make travel easier, safer and more convenient for patrons, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) opened the Red Line to Universal Studios Hollywood pedestrian bridge.

Parsons to Provide New Bus Dispatching and Radio Communications System for NY MTA

Parsons is pleased to announce that the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has awarded Parsons a contract to design, deliver, integrate, and install an interoperable Terrestrial Trunked Radio (TETRA)

Off the Rails: Train Man Darius McCollum's Wild Ride

After almost 40 years driving New York City buses and subways, Darius McCollum has become the "master" of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. It's more than just a "calling" for him. It's an obsession. Someone created a Wikipedia page about it. Show More Summary

Documents Reveal Early Concerns About Leaks at Hudson Yards Subway Station

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As the Metropolitan Transportation Authority investigates what went wrong at the $2.4 billion station, a contractor’s lawsuit faults a type of concrete that lines the waterproofing system.

The San Fernando Valley is no longer Metro's ugly stepchild

To the editor: After essentially getting shut out by the first two ballot measures, the first draft of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority's proposed expenditure plan recognizes that it's time for the new golden age of transit development to be extended to the San Fernando...

MTA to Host Outreach Event for Hudson Valley Small Businesses

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has announced that it will host a special event to educate Hudson Valley businesses about MTA contracting and procurement opportunities.

Ongoing leaks plague new Hudson Yards subway station

The new Hudson Yards subway station on the far West Side of Manhattan has been open for only six months, and already here are leaks. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority board said it was... To view the full story, click the title link.

L.A. County officials need to commit to keeping Metro's lines running

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Last week, as the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority was preparing to unveil a plan to increase the sales tax and double the size of the region's rail system, commuters in San Francisco and Washington, D.C., were experiencing what can happen when public transit grows without...

MTA pushes ahead with proposed pedestrian bridge linking Metrolink station and Bob Hope Airport

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The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority is looking to push forward with its planned pedestrian bridge over Empire Avenue, which would connect the Metrolink station south of Bob Hope Airport to the airfield's transportation center. Don Sepulveda, executive officer for regional...

CA: Metro Officials Plan Pedestrian Bridge to Connect Bob Hope Airport to Nearby Train Station

March 18--The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority is looking to push forward with its planned pedestrian bridge over Empire Avenue, which would connect the Metrolink station south of the Bob Hope Airport to the airfield's t

MTA unveils ambitious $120-billion plan to expand mass transit in Los Angeles

last monthHealth : Booster Shots

New rail routes through Claremont, Van Nuys, Westwood and Artesia would be built first under the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's ambitious $120-billion plan to expand mass transit in Los Angeles. These lines would connect the region's growing transit network to cities that have lacked passenger...

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