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New York City Transit

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  • MTA Service Update for Afternoon Rush Hour

    MTA Service Update for Afternoon Rush Hour
    The MTA has been working hard to restore full service in the aftermath of a storm that dumped nineteen inches of snow on New York City and more than a foot of snow in other parts of the region. While we have restored service across the entire system,...
  • City to name new director of finance

    A former District of Columbia and Richmond, Va., finance official will be named Baltimore's new director of finance on Monday, city officials said. Harry E. Black, a Baltimore native who wrote a guide to economic development for cities, will replace...
  • City finance nominee had turbulent record in Richmond

    Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's nominee for city finance director spent a tumultuous three years as top financial official in Richmond, Va., during which he oversaw the forced ejection of the school board from City Hall and was sued by the...
  • Nude Woman Bathes On NYC Subway Train [VIDEO]

    Nude Woman Bathes On NYC Subway Train [VIDEO]
    In this week's crazy NYC subway video series, a woman, nude from the waist down, sets up a wash station on the blue bench of a subway car and proceeds to take a camping-style shower. With water and suds pooling on the subway car floor, the woman...
  • Major Subway, Bus Disturbances Expected This Weekend

    Major Subway, Bus Disturbances Expected This Weekend
    The MTA New York City Transit subway and bus system will be experiencing major disturbances this weekend due to capital construction work, the agency announced Friday. According to a spokesperson, the work is part of the MTA's ongoing Capital...
  • MTA Needs To Do Better Job Informing Straphangers: Report

    MTA Needs To Do Better Job Informing Straphangers: Report
    New York City subway riders are familiar with frequent service disruptions at night and on weekends. But a report released Sunday by the state and city comptrollers says MTA needs to do a better job of keeping straphangers informed about changes that...
  • Most MTA Subway, LIRR Service Restored Monday

    Most MTA Subway, LIRR Service Restored Monday
    While an exact time for complete MTA service to be restored is unknown, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and MTA Chairman Jay Walder announced that restoration will begin at 6 a.m. Monday. The restoration plan will have some lines on the subways, buses and...
  • Cell Phone Service Coming To 4 NYC Subway Stations

    Cell Phone Service Coming To 4 NYC Subway Stations
    After years of talks, subway riders at some New York City underground stops will soon have cell phone service. The MTA has a deal with a company called Transit Wireless to provide cell and data service on underground subway platforms. Beginning on...
  • LIRR Service Restored But Delays Continue After Lightning Strike

    LIRR Service Restored But Delays Continue After Lightning Strike
    There are going to be some residual delays on the Long Island Rail Road due to a lightning strike near Jamaica station Thursday afternoon. Commuters can expect delays of 30 to 60 minutes this morning, according to the MTA. Trains are operating with...
  • Idiot Filmed Train Surfing On NYC Subway Car

    Idiot Filmed Train Surfing On NYC Subway Car
    In a YouTube video shot by shocked straphangers, a man can be seen clinging to the outside of a J train as it hurtles through the tunnel towards Essex Street in Manhattan. At one point he puts his finger to his lips to tell those in the train not to...
  • MTA Announces Fare Hike Proposals

    MTA Announces Fare Hike Proposals
    Riders and commuters will see an increase in fares and tolls. The question is how much of an increase will there be? The base fare is currently $2.25. A series of 4 proposals were put forth Monday by the staff of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority...