The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority voted to purchase 295 40-foot compressed natural gas (CNG) buses, which will be fueled by renewable natural gas (RNG).
"Who's in charge?" the Governor asked in recent comments about the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. "Who knows! Maybe the county executive, maybe the president, maybe the governor, maybe the mayor." [ more › ]
Amid multitudinous delays of subway and Long Island Rail Road trains, Gov. Andrew Cuomo is under pressure to increase state funding for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. But the state's... To view the full story, click the title link.
The New York Times reports, “Joseph J. Lhota, who led the Metropolitan Transportation Authority under Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo before leaving for a failed mayoral run in 2013, has been chosen by the governor to return as chairman. The surprise,...Show More Summary
Joe Lhota's appointment as chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is drawing praise from construction and real estate executives. But questions remain about the MTA's leadership,... To view the full story, click the title link.
Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials vowed Wednesday to conduct a “top-to-bottom” review of how the agency deals with subway delays. During its monthly board meeting,... To view the full story, click the title link.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday he is asking the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to consider reducing fares for Long Island Rail Road commuters affected by Amtrak's Penn Station repairs to begin next month.
The US-based Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) of New York has reopened two stations for service in both directions on the 3 Subway line in Brooklyn, following the completion of major renovation works.
Scott Rechler joined the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's 17-member board Monday after being nominated by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Rechler, whose firm, RXR Realty, is a large city landlord of both... To view the full story, click the title link.
When the Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority retired its last diesel-powered bus in 2011, it became the first major transit agency in the nation to completely switch its fleet to alternative-fuel technologies, demonstrating in the years that followed that buses running on cleaner...
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has launched a pilot program designed to encourage customers to offer pregnant, disabled, and senior riders a seat. The program is modeled after a program that has been used in London. It will be the first program of its kind in the United States. Show More Summary
The “summer of hell” might come with a fare discount. But not for all transit riders. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday he is asking the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to... To view the full story, click the title link.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has announced that two hundred-year-old Subway stations on the 3 line in Brooklyn will reopen for service on June 19 after a months-long rehabilitation closure.
The MTA, at last, has a plan. Acknowledging that Penn Station has become intolerable and will get worse when Amtrak repairs tracks this summer, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced... To view the full story, click the title link.
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) in the US has awarded a $140m contract to Alstom to conduct midlife overhaul of 52 P2000 light rail vehicles (LRVs) operating on Los Angeles' Blue, Green and Expo lines.
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) in the US will hold a public hearing on 22 June regarding the Metro Purple Line Extension project's draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for Section 2.
New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority is reminding commuters it will verify subway delays as disruptions continue to multiply, leaving people stranded and furious. The official New York City subway Twitter account on Monday said it would verify subway delays that had occurred within the past 90 days. Show More Summary
Fossils from a bison and a giant sloth were unearthed on May 16 in Los Angeles by the LA County Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
Working closely with the cities of Pasadena and Los Angeles, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority plans to launch bike sharing in Pasadena on Friday, July 14, and at the Port of Los Angeles on Monday, July 31...
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) Board of Directors approved a $6.1-billion budget for fiscal year 2018 following a recent public hearing and extensive public outreach and input.