| Jan 27, 2011
| 2:28 AM
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,...
| Jan 29, 2012
| 8:31 PM
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...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 5:39 PM
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...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 12:14 PM
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...
| Jul 29, 2011
| 1:23 PM
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...
| Jul 31, 2011
| 7:06 PM
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...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 6:39 AM
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...
| Sep 23, 2011
| 8:06 AM
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...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 8:30 AM
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...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 8:20 PM
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...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 7:35 PM
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...