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Little Tokyo mall sues Metro over downtown subway project

The owners of a pedestrian mall in Little Tokyo sued the L.A. County Metropolitan Transportation Authority and two major construction companies on Wednesday afternoon, seeking an immediate halt to work on a $1.5-billion subway project in the area. The lawsuit, filed in Los Angeles County Superior...

NY: MTA Work Car Derailment Snarls Morning Commute on LIRR

Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials say Long Island Railroad customers can expect delays during the morning rush hour as some westbound trains are cancelled or being diverted because of a derailed maintenance train in Queens.

New York Governor unveils new MTA subway car designs

New York's Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has launched design features of 1,025 new and modern subway cars for the US state’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA).

Metro creates Twitter account for 'Pokemon Go'

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has joined the “Pokemon Go” craze, dedicating a separate Twitter account for players of the popular reality-based mobile game. The Twitter account, @PokemonGOMetro, gives players tips on where to capture Pokemon at metro stops or inside trains. The account...

County Executive Odell Names Zuckerman as Putnam County Representative to the MTA Board

Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell has named Neal Zuckerman of Garrison to represent Putnam County on the board of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA).

New York speeds up access to its train ticket mobile app

New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority initially promised that smartphone-friendly train ticketing would roll out by the end of 2016, but (unlike some trains) it's ahead of schedule. Governor Cuomo has revealed that the MTA eTix app will be available to all Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Railroad customers by the end of the summer. Show More Summary

New Yorkers Can Now Buy Train Tickets From Smartphones

Commuters who ride select Long Island Railroad or Metro-North routes can use the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's new eTix app to purchase, activate, and use train tickets. The MTA says mobile ticketing is available to those who...Show More Summary

Mass Transit Weekly Update 7/1/2016

This week's Mass Transit Update features videos from the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro), Transport for London (TfL), Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA), the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) and Amtrak.

5 best moments of Twitter's San Francisco-L.A. transit poetry battle

Social media managers for San Francisco’s Bay Area Rapid Transit challenged the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority to a Twitter transit poetry slam. What went down was epic.

LA Metro Releases Draft EIR for Airport Metro Connector 96th Street Transit Station for Public Review

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) has released the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for the Airport Metro Connector 96th Street Transit Station for a 45-day public review and comment period

Run faster to catch the Metro, or else you'll be decapitated?

Los Angeles County transportation officials are using a scared straight approach to encourage rail safety. In a new series of public safety announcements, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority warns about the danger of being decapitated, dismembered — or pulverized. Thankfully it uses a fleshed-out...

New Interactive Budget Tool now at Metro Board Adopts New FY 2017 Budget

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) Board of Directors has approved a $5.66-billion budget for fiscal year 2017 following a recent public hearing and other community input.

Could driverless cars and the Hyperloop make L.A.'s multibillion-dollar transportation plan obsolete?

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How will people get around Los Angeles in 2066? The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority envisions a future that looks a lot like the present: commuters on light rail lines, subways, buses, freeways and carpool lanes. But what about driverless cars? The Hyperloop? Personal rapid...

Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Takes Team Honors at 2016 APTA International Rail Rodeo

Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority of Los Angeles, CA, won the prestigious Rail Transit Team Achievement Award at the 24th annual American Public Transportation Association (APTA) International Rail Rodeo held June 15-19

L.A. needs a great public transit system. Is a permanent sales tax the best way to do it?

Here in the nation’s most populous county, there is one universal complaint: traffic.  So perhaps it should come as no surprise that when the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority asked for feedback on a proposed 40-year, $120-billion funding plan to double the size of the region’s...

L.A. Metro Selects SmartDrive for Rollout across Bus and Rail Fleets

SmartDrive Systems announced that Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) has selected SmartDrive for rollout across its entire fleet of 2,350 buses and 315 rail cars.

Mass Transit Weekly Update 6/17/2016

This week's update features videos from TTC, PARTNC, TriMet, Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the SFMTA.

Mass Transit Weekly Update 6/10/2016

This week's transit update includes a look at Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART), Community Transit, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) and the Washington Area Metropolitan Transit Authority (Metro).

NY: First Mass Transit K9 Training Center in the US Opens in Stormville

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority opened an innovative Canine Training Facility in Stormville, New York, on Wednesday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Mass Transit Weekly Update 6/3/2016

This week's update features videos from the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), The Rapid, Metropolitan Tranist Authority of Harris County (Metro), Valley Metro and the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans).

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