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MTA Announces Limited Fare/Toll Proposals

Just a short time ago, the MTA announced limited fare & toll proposals. Here are the details: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today unveiled proposals to increase fares and tolls by 4% over the next two years. Despite rising operational costs, the MTA’s continued budget discipline and increased ridership allow the MTA to limit fare […]

2014 Customer Satisfaction Survey Results

This past Friday, the MTA released the results of its 2014 Customer Satisfaction Survey. Here are the details: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today released results of its annual customer satisfaction surveys showing a continuation of a gradual increase in satisfaction with the New York City Subway that has been underway since 2010, when the […]

Metro Purple Line Extension Project, Los Angeles

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is extending the Purple Line of the Los Angeles Metro from the current terminus at Wilshire / Western to west Los Angeles, California, US.

MTA board raises no objections to fare hike

Not one member of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority board objected Wednesday when formally presented with proposed fare and toll hikes that would go into effect in March.

New Fulton Centre opens in New York City, US

The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has opened the Fulton Centre, a fully digital transit and retail hub in the city.

Editorial: Keep the fare fair

Like an on-time express train, a fare hike is coming soon for passengers of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s subways, buses and commuter rail lines.

Los Angeles Metro Purple Line extension project begins

Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) in the US has started construction of the Purple Line Extension Project.

Nashville MTA Bus Operators, Mechanics Win at State Roadeo

Five Nashville Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) bus operators and mechanics received honors for their performance in the state championship roadeo competition held during the Tennessee Public Transportation Association (TPTA) Annual Conference in Knox

How public transportation can adapt to suburban sprawl

Atlanta is a notoriously car-dependent city. So it's no surprise that the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA), which began running 42 years ago, has always been a bit of an underdog. Serving only two of Metro Atlanta's...Show More Summary

Massive drill bit nearly skewers New Yorkers in packed subway car

We're adding this one to our list of the many ways New York City is trying to kill us. A massive drill nearly tore through a packed F train on Thursday afternoon in what one Metropolitan Transportation Authority supervisor is calling...Show More Summary

MTA wants to cut down $520K tree felling fee

On Wednesday the Metropolitan Transportation Board put off a vote authorizing the payment, and an official said the authority wants the price chopped.

Misplaced Priorities in the MTA Capital Plan

The extraordinary public transit system operated by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is the lifeblood of New York's 24-hour-a-day economy. Funding the next MTA capital plan -- for 2015-2019 -- should be a high priority for state officials. Show More Summary

Ex-MTA boss to lead troubled Citi Bike operator

Jay Walder, a former chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, was named CEO of Citi Bike operator Alta Bicycle Share, the company announced Tuesday. Alta, which has been plagued by... To view the full story, click the title link.

Ex-MTA boss put in charge of Citi Bike

Jay Walder, a former chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, was named CEO of Citi Bike operator Alta Bicycle Share, the company announced Tuesday. Alta, which has been plagued by... To view the full story, click the title link.

MTA hires federal executive as chief safety officer

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has hired the top executive at the National Transportation Safety Board to serve as its first chief safety officer.

New York Rolls Out Vintage Train Cars for Subway's 110th Anniversary

New York City's Metropolitan Transportation Authority celebrated the subway's 110th anniversary Monday, offering locals and visitors rides on some of the most intriguing train cars of the past. The first subway line in the city opened on Oct. Show More Summary

Los Angeles Metro unveils new light rail car from Kinkisharyo

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) in the US has taken delivery of the first of 78 Kinkisharyo P3010 light rail cars from Kinkisharyo International, a US subsidiary of Japan-based Kinki Sharyo Compa...

Video: Kathryn Wylde on the MTA's deficit

The president and chief executive of the Partnership for New York City explains how the Metropolitan Transportation Authority can be overhauled as the agency's five-year capital plan faces a budget... To view the full story, click the title link.

NY-CT: Chairman: Metro-North Staff Worked 7 Days Straight

The head of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority told federal safety officials that traffic control staff at the Metro-North Railroad had worked seven days straight for weeks when several accidents, including one fatal.

Metro stations, or monuments to career politicians?

To the editor: The decision by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to name stations after board members and outgoing L.A. County Supervisors Gloria Molina and Zev Yaroslavsky is grotesque. Their work on the board was their job, which they sought and held without meaningful challenge for...

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