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The Wolf is Real: MTA Funding is at a Critical Juncture

MTA Chairman and CEO Tom Prendergast wasn’t crying wolf when he warned Wednesday of what’s in store if the agency’s 2015-2019 capital program isn’t fully funded. 737 more words


It's Almost 2015... Only Two More Years 'Til New(er) C Trains!

Alluring as new beginnings are, the New Year nonetheless carries with it an undercurrent of unease—the passage of time making the holiday a vaguely melancholic one beneath all the manic good cheer. 544 more words

Gleaming new $1.4B Fulton Center subway hub opens

MANHATTAN (AP/PIX11) — Some 300,000 daily straphangers were introduced to their new transit hub Monday as Fulton Center opened in lower Manhattan.

It’s the city’s largest subway hub and a vital link between the new World Trade Center and the rest of the city. 89 more words


Subway tunnel damaged by Sandy restored to service

NEW YORK (AP) —  Trains are once again going to go through a subway tunnel that was severely damaged by Superstorm Sandy.

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and officials from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority took a ride on a train Sunday through the Montague Tunnel connecting Brooklyn and lower Manhattan. 92 more words


Weekend subway maintenance frustrates straphangers with 12 affected lines

NEW YORK (PIX11) — It seems like every weekend its the same song and dance. Constant subway disruptions might make your weekend travel a little more complicated. 91 more words


Train Derails in Subway Drama

Manhattan-bound express F trains carrying more than 1,000 straphangers on a typical morning commute on May 2 derailed, causing major disruptions to the MTA subway lines. 384 more words

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