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MTA Fare Hikes Will Come Amid Worse Subway Service, Many Straphangers Say

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)Metropolitan Transportation Authority fare hikes will go into effect in a matter of weeks — but as commuters pay more, many said they are getting much less service. 353 more words


Nothing But Great Comments About The Second Avenue Subway

The first comment is from the guy who finally stepped up and said “I AM IN CHARGE”
The Second Avenue subway has already become an “integral” part of the city’s transit network, touted Gov. 1,159 more words


MTA Orders Expanded Screening For Sleep Apnea

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced plans Monday to spend millions of dollars to screen employees for a health condition that can have deadly consequences. 354 more words


Buskers are Protesting Crackdown from NYPD on 2nd Avenue Subway

OK give up. What are BUSKERS? According to the WIKI: “Street performance or busking is the act of performing in public places for gratuities. In many countries the rewards are generally in the form of money but other gratuities such as food, drink or gifts may be given.” 784 more words


MTA Expected To Vote For Another Fare Hike For Trains, Buses, Bridges, Tunnels

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — New York commuters should get ready for a fasten-your-seatbelts moment, because anything run by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority – buses, subways, trains and bridges – is about to cost more. 373 more words


2nd Avenue Subway Is Open For REAL Now

Hard to believe it, but the fabeled 2nd Avenue Subway is NOW OPEN FOR BUSINESS!!!

Riders on Tuesday, the first full day of Second Ave. subway service after the New Year’s holiday, said they were relieved to finally ditch the congested Lexington Ave. 498 more words


MTA Chairman Prendergast To Retire Early This Year

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman Tom Prendergast will retire during the early part of this year.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday that Prendergast will end his run with the MTA of more than 25 years. 124 more words