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Subway Service Returns After Winter Storm

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced at a morning press conference that trains will begin running again at 9 a.m.—with New York City able to expect a Sunday-level of service by noon. 272 more words

New York City Subways Shut Down; Travel Ban In Effect On Local, State Roads

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — As a potentially historic blizzard swept through the Tri-State Area on Monday night, the entire New York City subway system and other Metropolitan Transportation Authority systems have shut down. 613 more words

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New York's MTA OKs 4 percent fare hike.

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (MTA) board   approved increasing fares by 4 percent over the next two years, starting March 22.

The board’s action includes a 4.1 percent increase to MTA New York City Transit’s subway base fare (the base subway and bus fare will rise by 25 cents to $2.75); a 4 percent increase for the 30-day unlimited ride MetroCard; a 3.3 percent increase for the seven-day unlimited ride MetroCard; and a 4.25 percent or less increase for the vast majority of MTA Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Railroad fares. 90 more words

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Cell Phone Service, WiFi At Metro Underground Stations To Debut In August

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — WiFi and cell phone service in underground Metro rail stations could make its debut later this year , according to officials. 259 more words

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Suzanne Korf: A little respect makes the commute better

With arctic temperatures and icy sidewalks, commuters had a little extra to contend with recently. Commuting from the West Island can be a challenge on a good day: trains run infrequently and a delay in métro service can add a half-hour to the wait for the next train, depending on the time of day. 492 more words

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LA Subway Riders Can Now Access Wi-Fi, Cell Phone Service

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles subway system will soon get Wi-Fi and cellular phone service, enabling passengers to make and receive calls and surf the Internet while underground. 113 more words

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LA Subway Riders Can Now Access Wi-Fi, Cell Phone Service

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles subway system will soon get Wi-Fi and cellular phone service, enabling passengers to make and receive calls and surf the Internet while underground. 113 more words

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