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Everybody Is Sounding Off About 2nd Avenue Subway Opening Delay

Even the Jewish Voice of NY is after the MTA to announce a completion date:

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has long been promising to open the first phase of the Second Avenue subway by January 2017. 390 more words


Police Release Sketch Of Man Connected To Assault Of Muslim MTA Employee

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The New York City Police Department has released a sketch of a man they say is connected to the assault of Muslim employee of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. 775 more words


Second Avenue Subway Work Happening 'Around the Clock' to Make Deadline

The contractor finishing testing on the Second Avenue subway line is working double shifts, seven days a week, in an “unprecedented” effort to meet the MTA’s December deadline, MTA officials said Monday. 361 more words


Metro Will Pay Nearly $300 Million More in 'Carmageddon' Settlement

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has agreed to pay nearly $300 million more to the contractor of the 405 Freeway widening project, capping a years-long dispute over responsibility for schedule delays, design changes and cost overruns. 137 more words

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MTA To Begin Tracking Repeat Subway Offenders

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The Metropolitan Transportation Authority will begin tracking repeat offenders on its property, officials said.

As WCBS 880’s Myles Miller reported, a report found that nearly 30 percent of people suspected of pickpocketing and stealing from riders had at least one major felony arrest in the subway. 95 more words


Transit authority considers increasing fares, tolls for 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is considering two proposals that would raise fares and tolls system-wide by about 4 percent on average next year. 118 more words


Metro-North Orders Many New M8 Rail Cars

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Board has approved an order for at least 60, and up to a total of 94, additional new M8 rail cars for the Metro-North Railroad’s New Haven Line, officials announced. 903 more words