| Aug 26, 2011
| 11:49 AM
Recap of MTA Hurricane Plans:
Systemwide Shutdown Begins at 12 Noon Today; New Yorkers Urged Not to Wait Until Last Minute to Evacuate; Some Fare and Toll Collection Is Suspended
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority reminds customers that all...
| Aug 29, 2011
First of two parts | Part two
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa doesn't like to talk about his legacy. He's still moving forward, plowing through the work that is left for him to accomplish with two years remaining. Like it or not, though, this is what faces...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 8:39 AM
Crime on Metro trains and buses has been dropping over the last five years and is lower than in many of the communities they serve, according to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s news blog.
The Source, addressing the issue after a fatal...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 4:04 PM
With a pricetag of $4 ½ billion dollars, it is the biggest public works project in American history. The 2nd Avenue subway project has often been referred to as the line that time forgot, because it has been stalled so frequently since it first appeared...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 1:02 PM
City Councilman Ara Najarian has a political decision to make this weekend: fight to keep his seat on the Metrolink board of directors, or fold.
On Monday, Najarian could lose his influential seat on the rail oversight board, likely in retaliation for...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 5:06 PM
The freeway is dead, the tunnel is not and leaders in South Pasadena and nearby cities hope to convince transportation planners to look to a mixture of rail, transit and street upgrades to solve traffic problems in the region.
Last week saw a flurry of...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 5:00 PM
It was like stumbling into a convention of the Society of Influence Peddlers, with old friends and enemies schmoozing before the start of festivities.
There were Hall of Fame lobbyists like Richard Alatorre and Mike Roos, and future Hall-of-Famers like...
| 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...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 9:10 AM
- NEW: Sandy claims at least 26 lives across the United States
- More than 7.5 million customers are without power
- Hundreds are trapped after a berm breaks in New Jersey
- Transit official: The New York subway system "has...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 9:09 PM
As mass transit returns to the roads in New York City in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, riders are waiting in lines and pushing their way back onto buses.
Shoving matches happened as people tried to get on the bus after waiting as full buses passed them...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 3:27 PM
Subway, bus and commuter rail riders, familiar with service cuts and changes, learned today about service restorations and additions. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority called a press conference to announce what it called “good news and...