Earlier today, the MTA announced that Andy Byford will become the next President of New York City Transit. Here is more via the press release I received: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) announced today that Andy Byford will become the next President of New York City Transit, the MTA agency responsible for New York City […]
Every year, New York City takes some restored antique trains out of the transit museum and puts them into service for a look back at the history of the Metro. This year, eight vintage trains will be running on Sundays from November 26 to December 24, for the same price as regular subway rides. Show More Summary
A manspreader punched a woman in the face and busted her lip after she asked him to move over while sitting aboard a New York City subway train.
Some four hundred superintendents in the New York City Transit Authority’s Bus Division will soon be part of a union.
Here is the MTA NYC Transit service plan for Thanksgiving 2017: New York City Subway Thanksgiving Day Service and Vintage Trains Through December The New York City Subway will operate on a Sunday schedule on Thanksgiving Day. The 57 St F station will be closed for entry and exit from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. […]
The New York City subway will begin to use gender-neutral pronouns when addressing subway riders.
Kaiser Fung, founder of Junk Charts and Principal Analytics Prep, re-makes a chart showing an alarming negative trend in usage of New York City mass transit in 2017.
Catherine Zeta-Jones and husband Michael Douglas hold hands as they arrive at the The Actor’s Fund Career Transition for Dancers 2017 Jubilee Gala on Wednesday night (November 1) at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. The 48-year-old actress looked stunning in a black gown while her 73-year-old husband suited up for the event. [...]
The poor "economic health" of New York City's transit options has the network lagging behind cities around the world, according to a new report.
New York City's transit agency is changing how bus and subway passengers pay their fares. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is phasing out its MetroCard in favor of something more... To view the full story, click the title l...
New York City's Metropolitan Transit Authority plans to do away with the aging MetroCard fare system in favor of one that supports contactless payments, reports the New York Times. The agency has approved a $573 million contract to update...Show More Summary
A big change is coming soon to the New York City transit system. According to a report from The New York Times, the transit system will move towards replacing the MetroCard with contactless payments via platforms such as Apple Pay. The full rollout will take several years, but it’s a step in the right direction. more…
It’s time to clean up the New York City transit system.
New York City's "summer of hell" will be remembered for the subway system's delays, overcrowding and derailments. But there's another transit crisis that has been playing out in slow motion... To view the full story, click the title link.
Cities need to plan now for a world of autonomous vehicles. A new proposal for a strategy in New York involves integrating autonomous ride sharing with the city’s mass transit system, and de-incentivizing private vehicle use. As autonomous...Show More Summary
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is putting together a task force to study congestion pricing and other ideas for fixing New York City's traffic. The Democrat announced the commission on … Click to Continue »
Selena Gomez is currently filming a Woody Allen movie in New York. When she's not on set, the actress has been seen all over the city wearing everything from a classic plaid duster coat to the transitional top we all forgot about. Most recently, Selena was spotted filming in a chic burgundy raincoat by the Swedish brand Stutterheim. Show More Summary
At least one person was killed and seventeen others were injured after a New York City transit bus and a tour bus collided early on Monday in the city's borough of Queens, before slamming into a restaurant, fire officials said.
NEW YORK, Sept 18 (Reuters) - Three people were killed and at least 16 injured when a New York City transit bus and a tour bus collided early on Monday in the city's borough of Queens, spinning around before slamming into a building, fire officials said. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
Three people were killed and at least 16 injured when a New York City transit bus and a tour bus collided early on Monday in the city's borough of Queens, spinning around before slamming into a building, fire officials said. Firefighters...Show More Summary