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Illinois peeps, check out - Chief of Transportation Authority Must Wage a Political Battle for Funding

Thomas F. Prendergrast will be right in the middle of a fight over how to finance a capital plan for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, and how much New York City should contribute.. 10 more words


De Blasio Considers Once-Dead East River Bridges Toll Plan

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Mayor Bill de Blasio has suddenly decided he’s willing to consider a controversial congestion pricing plan that would put tolls on the East River bridges… 371 more words


Select Bus Service Added To Busy M86 Route

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — One of the busiest bus routes in the city — the M86, which runs crosstown from York to West End avenues — now has… 153 more words


Manhole Fires Make For Subway Headaches In Brooklyn

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Manhole fires along Bergen Street snagged multiple subway lines from downtown Brooklyn to Park Slope Wednesday afternoon.

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority reported that Con Edison manholes were on fire along Bergen Street in Brooklyn around the time of the afternoon rush. 233 more words


Filmmakers Sue After MTA Refuses To Post Ads For Muslim Comedy Documentary

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Two Muslim filmmakers have filed a lawsuit against the operator of New York subways claiming the agency rejected their advertisements under… 511 more words


Metro-North: Mission accomplished

This past Saturday, 6 June, my daughter and I had our latest train adventure. Our destination: Waterbury, Connecticut, the northern terminus of Metro-North’s Waterbury Branch, the longest and easternmost of three branches off the New Haven Line. 1,635 more words


MTA Begins Training Employees On No. 7 Line Extension

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has begun training subway workers on routing and operating trains on the No. 7 subway line extension… 190 more words