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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

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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. 320 more words

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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. 305 more words

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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. 416 more words

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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

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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

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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. 343 more words

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