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New York City MTA

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  • New York to get nearly $1B loan to make commuter rail safer

    The Metropolitan Transportation Authority, the nation's largest commuter rail network, is on track to receive a nearly $1 billion federal loan for safety improvements meant to avoid a repeat of a 2013 derailment that killed four people, Gov. Andrew...
  • NYC Court Calendar

    Associated Press NYC Court Calendar for Thursday, Apr. 23. The daybook is for planning purposes only and is not intended for publication or broadcast. You should verify any event you plan to cover. Please keep the AP in mind when news develops. The...
  • NYC subway ridership grows to highest point in 65 years

    New York City subway ridership has reached its highest level in more than 65 years. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says more than 1.7 billion people rode the subway last year. That's a 2.6 percent increase from 2013. Figures released Monday...
  • Metra, unions OK whistleblower-type program

    Metra, unions OK whistleblower-type program
    Metra, railroad unions and the Federal Railroad Administration on Thursday announced the start of a whistleblower-type program to allow crew members to confidentially report unsafe conditions or violations of operating rules. The FRA directed Metra to...
  • Audit: NY train line repair crews get little supervision

    A transportation official says railroad maintenance crews get little or no supervision and fail to document their work on a New York commuter line where six people died in a fiery crash in February. The New York Post reports Monday (http://bit.ly/1GD00x4...
  • Report cites 'structural failure' of Boston transit system

    Gov. Charlie Baker called Wednesday for a financial control board to oversee the Boston-area transit system following release of a scathing report that said the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority was in severe financial distress, with...
  • Smoke in NYC subway tunnel halts some No. 7 line service

    Authorities say smoke from a mechanical problem in a New York City subway tunnel east of Grand Central Terminal forced nearly 550 riders to evacuate their train. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says the problem happened around 8:30 a.m....
  • MTA puts vintage subway cars on track for Yankees opening

    Some riders using New York City's subway system to get to Yankee Stadium for Opening Day are also going to get a trip back in time. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says a four-car "Nostalgia Special" is scheduled to leave Grand Central Terminal...
  • There's space for improvement on the CTA — but not much else

    There's space for improvement on the CTA — but not much else
    My morning commute is an exercise in logic. Like any Chicagoan who takes public transit to work, I leave my apartment running a series of “if-then” situations through my head. If I leave at exactly 8:02 a.m., time the lights perfectly and...
  • 14 hurt, 2 seriously, in Brooklyn collision of bus, minivan

    Authorities say a minivan has collided with a New York City bus, injuring 14 people, two of them seriously. Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials say the minivan struck the side of the bus at an intersection just before 9 a.m. Monday in...
  • Police ramp up rail-crossing citations after recent crashes

    A series of crashes involving trains and passenger vehicles — including deadly collisions in New York and California last month — have prompted police to ramp up ticket enforcement at railroad crossings. The Federal Railroad Administration...