MANHATTAN — The head of the MTA on Tuesday revealed a plan to fix the city’s subway system that includes thousands of new workers, added cars on certain trains and testing whether ripping out seats can help ease overcrowding. 564 more words
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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Relief for frustrated straphangers could be just around the corner.
The head of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority put the finishing touches on plans for a remedy for the city’s subway system, saying Mayor Bill de Blasio needs to help foot the bill. 485 more words
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Lawmakers in upper Manhattan held a community meeting Saturday for commuters to vent their frustrations and share their stories regarding recent troubles with the city’s subway system. 235 more words
Who owns the subways?
Technically, according to the state laws and agreements that created the relationship between the city and the state, the New York City Transit Authority is leased to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. 325 more words
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — With subway riders calling for an end to their commuting nightmare, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio are pointing fingers over who should pay for the fix. 426 more words