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FWTA Expands Low-Emission Transit Alongside Its Fast-Growing Metropolitan Area

New Flyer of America Inc. has announced that the Fort Worth Transportation Authority has awarded New Flyer with a new contract for up to 46 Xcelsior compressed natural gas (CNG) sixty-foot, heavy-duty transit buses.

34 MTA New York City Transit Employees Honored for Heroism, Service

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has presented 34 MTA New York City Transit employees with Medals of Excellence for exemplary service and acts of heroism and altruism.

Why e-hail riders should pay higher congestion fees than taxis

Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s move to consider congestion pricing could play an important role in helping to fund the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, fix our subways and make mass transit more... To view the full story, click the title link.

Report reveals why MTA project costs are insanely high

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s system for building large infrastructure projects wastes a colossal amount of money, limiting what it can spend on maintenance and infrastructure,... To view the full story, click the title link.

Metro CEO 'extremely disappointed' by LAPD treatment of woman pulled from subway train

The chief executive of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority on Wednesday said he was “extremely disappointed” by a Los Angeles Police Department sergeant’s treatment of a young woman who was pulled from a subway train and detained because she refused to take her foot off a seat. “Our riders...

NY: New NYC Transit Chief Vows Blueprint to Fix Struggling MTA Bus Service

Byford, in his first Metropolitan Transportation Authority board transit committee meeting, said the bus network is one of his four equal priorities, along with fixing the subway, paratransit service and accessibility, and work cult...

Ridership on Metro fell to the lowest level in more than a decade last year

Despite a growing population and a booming economy, the number of trips taken on Los Angeles County’s bus and rail network last year fell to the lowest level in more than a decade. Passengers on Metropolitan Transportation Authority buses and trains took 397.4 million trips in 2017, a decline of...

De Blasio administration slams Cuomo plan to wring MTA money from city

The de Blasio administration Tuesday ripped into Gov. Andrew Cuomo's proposal to fund the Metropolitan Transportation Authority by laying hands on city tax revenues. The governor's executive budget... To view the full story, click the title link.

New York to Launch Electric Bus Test & Evaluation Program of Five Xcelsior CHARGE Buses

New Flyer of America Inc. announced that the New York City Metropolitan Transportation Authority, acting through the New York City Transit Authority, will launch its electric bus test.

Biz leaders: Let nonunion contractors do subway projects

Three New York business leaders have written to Gov. Andrew Cuomo about the project labor agreements they contend are stifling competition for Metropolitan Transportation Authority projects and... To view the full story, click the title link.

National Public Transportation Study Ranks NFTA Among the Top 25 Agencies in Connecting Workers with Jobs

Research from the Accessibility Observatory at the University of Minnesota recently ranked the top metropolitan areas in the country for connecting workers with jobs by transportation authorities.

NYC Transit New Year’s Eve 2017 Service Info

Here is the New Year’s Eve holiday service plan for MTA NYC Transit: Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) trains and buses will operate on special schedules during the New Year’s holiday weekend, with lots of extra service to help customers enjoy the three-day weekend and celebrate the New Year. Also for holiday travelers, as part of […]

NYC Transit Christmas 2017 Service Plan

Here is the MTA NYC Transit’s Christmas 2017 holiday service plan information: Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced that trains and buses will operate on special schedules during the long Christmas weekend.  Also...Show More Summary

First Major Measure M Project Moves into Construction with Gold Line Foothill Extension Phase 2 Groundbreaking

As elected leaders and transportation officials celebrate the groundbreaking for Phase 2 of the Gold Line Foothill Extension Project, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority marked a new milestone.

L.K. Comstock Wins NYCT Underground Substation Contracts

L.K. Comstock & Company Inc. has been awarded two new contracts with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority: one to design and build and the other to build underground substations in Brooklyn.

Passengers escape injury after bus catches fire in the Bronx

Seven passengers have escaped injury when a fire erupted in the engine compartment of a New York City bus. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says the driver spotted the fire at the rear of... To view the full story, click the title link.

New York subway train breaks down on its FIRST DAY

The R179 model from Bombardier failed a test by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) on the New York subway on Sunday.

Subway’s newest $740M train breaks down in less than a day

3 months agoNews : NY Daily News

The R179 model from Bombardier that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority tested Sunday couldn’t last a day on the rails before it was yanked, a source told the Daily News.

MTA Announces New NYCT President

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 […]

Failing Subway Threatens New York’s Financial Future, M.T.A. Chief Says

3 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

Joseph J. Lhota, the chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, said in an interview that he wants to instill wholesale change in how the subways are managed.

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