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Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Updates Winter Operations Plan for New York

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has activated New York City Transit’s 2014-15 winter operations plan for subways and buses and the Staten Island Railway, New York Gov. 161 more words


State Unveils Winter Operations Plan For NYC Buses, Subways

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — As the Tri-State Area sank into wintry conditions, Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday announced that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has activated its winter operations plan. 327 more words


MTA Exec Blames Contractors' Stupidity For Drill Bit Accident In Subway

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — A Metropolitan Transportation Authority official said the “stupidity” of contracted workers led to a giant drill bit piercing the ceiling of a subway tunnel in Queens last month. 312 more words


Survey Finds Metro-North Customer Satisfaction Dropping

HARTFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork)Metro-North customers have grown less satisfied with the commuter railroad, according to a new survey.

Metro-North’s 2014 Customer Satisfaction Survey shows satisfaction dropped overall by 20 points, to 73 percent, compared to a year earlier. 418 more words


MTA Announces Plan To Hike Fares, Tolls 4 Percent Over 2 Years

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) —  Riding mass transit or driving across some bridges in New York City might become more expensive next year.

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority wants to increase fares and tolls by around 4 percent over the next two years.  411 more words


Woman's body found on Metro-North right-of-way

SOUTH NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — Metro-North Railroad says a woman was apparently struck by a New York-to-Connecticut train and her body was found on the rail line’s right-of-way in South Norwalk. 108 more words


Advocate: MTA Fare Hike May Be Fair And Necessary

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Nobody likes a fare hike when it comes to public transportation, but a straphangers’ advocate said Saturday that a hike may be fair and necessary for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. 349 more words