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It’s not just the rising price of a subway ride that frustrates New Yorkers. There’s also the soaring cost of maintaining and expanding the system, which political leaders and advocates say the MTA needs to better control. 393 more words

New York City

Need for Speed: MTA's Waking Nightmare Could Be Fixed if the Agency Focused on Tempo

Maybe the reason the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has been so late in handing in recommendations about how to deal with poor service is because they’ve been stuck in their own tunnels. 1,422 more words


NYC Pols Want MTA to Be More Transparent About Its Spending


Two New York City Council members are calling on Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman Joe Lhota to set up an independent commission to examine the MTA’s runaway costs as the city and state continue to spar over who should fund a plan to fix the city’s subway system. 823 more words

New York City

Signal Problems Snarl LIRR Service During Evening Commute

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Long Island commuters faced a tough ride home during the evening rush Monday.

Latest Info From The MTA

Long Island Railroad service was suspended in both directions between Atlantic Terminal and Jamaica for almost an hour due to a signal problem. 100 more words


Regular 'ol Monday on Subway

Just now on the greatest Subway in the World

Signal problems at 42nd Street and Bryant Park in Manhattan are disrupting subway service on several lines. 143 more words

New York City

MTA: Glitch Where MetroCard Machines Only Accepted Cash Is Over, Shouldn't Affect Monday Morning Commute

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)Problems with MetroCard vending machines this weekend have been fixed and should not affect the Monday morning commute, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority said Sunday. 148 more words


MTA: Vending Machines Now Accepting Debit, Credit Cards

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The Metropolitan Transit Authority said late Saturday night its vending machines are now accepting credit and debit cards.

Earlier in the day, it was cash-only citywide.  267 more words