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MTA Releases New Photos, Renderings Of 2nd Avenue Subway

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The Metropolitan Transit Authority is giving the public a new look at the progress being made building the Second Avenue subway… 83 more words


But Are You Comfortable?

Last week, there was one seat left on the morning train, and I squeezed into it. It was a snug fit, but not terrible. Everyone still had some room to move. 183 more words


Pols push for Ave. A entrance to L station

By Sabina Mollot

As crowds spilled into the First Avenue L train station during rushhour on Monday morning, two local City Council members stressed the need for an additional subway entrance on Avenue A. 636 more words


Malloy: Relationship With MTA Has Improved Since Metro-North Mishaps

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Friday he believes the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has a “more respectful attitude” toward the state in the wake of various crises involving the… 265 more words


Official subway station name change inspires other possibilities

Next stop: Briarwood.

This month, the MTA changed the name of the Briarwood-Van Wyck BLvd Subway station on the E/F lines in Queens.

New signs were created in-house at the MTA Sign Shop in Brooklyn. 152 more words


Big Toot

The other day, an alert (and noise-sensitive) “06880” reader asked:

Do you have any idea how long the trains are going to blasting their horns through Westport?

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Gov. Cuomo: Federal Government To Approve $1B Loan To MTA

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday he’s reappointing Thomas Prendergast as MTA chairman.

In a speech to the Association for a Better New York, Cuomo also said the federal government is also expected to approve a $1 billion loan to the MTA for a high-tech collision avoidance system, WCBS 880’s Rich Lamb reported. 245 more words