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Slate of Hot Retailers Headed Below Ground at Columbus Circle

Less than a week after a master lease was signed to allow for development of the underground Turnstyle transit marketplace just outside the Columbus Circle subway station, Commercial Observer obtained a list of tenants who have signed leases in the 14,750-square-foot space. 748 more words


Comptroller: New Yorkers Paying 'Invisible Fare' Of $130 A Month To Run MTA

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — New York City is spending so much to run the Metropolitan Transportation Authority that it amounts to an “invisible fare” of $130 a month per household, … 374 more words


NYC subway system uses an 8-bit video game to explain why your train is delayed

Kudos to the public transit agency in New York for providing the clearest explanation of subway delays that we’ve ever seen. It’s this short video in the style of an old-school 8-bit video game: 200 more words

Stringer Calls MTA Request for $1.3 Billion From City 'Insulting'

Comptroller Scott Stringer labeled MTA Chairman Thomas Prendergast’s request that the city chip in an additional $1.3 billion into the transportation authority’s capital budget “insulting,” arguing that the subways are in appalling condition and that the the MTA should seek the money from the state. 493 more words

Federal Loan Agreement Reached To Install Safety Technology On Metro-North, LIRR Trains

HARTFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Federal transportation officials and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority have agreed on a nearly $1 billion federal loan to install technology that could slow trains when necessary on the… 230 more words


Officials: NYC To Boost Funding To MTA

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — New York City is set to increase its capital contribution to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

City officials told The Associated Press on Monday that… 244 more words


Malloy: Relationship With MTA Has Improved Since Metro-North Mishaps

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Friday he believes the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has a “more respectful attitude” toward the state in the wake of various crises involving the… 265 more words