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New York City MTA

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  • $1B Loan Approved To Install New Safety Feature For Metro-North

    $1B Loan Approved To Install New Safety Feature For Metro-North
    A nearly $1 billion federal loan is aiming to make Metro-North and its sister operation on Long Island models for a new high-tech railroad safety system. Passengers on the nation's busiest railroad could be more confident about safe trips if the new...
  • Officials: Newark airport tram needs to be replaced by 2022

    The AirTrain that funnels travelers into Newark Liberty International Airport — which opened in 1996 at a cost of $769 million — must be replaced because it will no longer be safe for passengers to ride it by 2022, officials said Thursday....
  • Pro-Israel group asks judge to override New York bus ad ban

    Lawyers for a pro-Israel organization whose advertisement containing the phrase "Hamas Killing Jews" prompted a transportation agency to reject all political ads for city buses asked a judge on Thursday to order their message be displayed anyway. The...
  • NY transit system bans all political ads on subways, buses

    The nation's largest mass transit system banned all political advertising on its subways and buses Wednesday after a judge ruled that a pro-Israel group was allowed to display an advertisement containing the phrase "Hamas Killing Jews" on New York City...
  • NY transit system to ban all political advertising

    NY transit system to ban all political advertising
    The nation's largest mass transit system is preparing to ban all political advertising on its subways and buses after a judge ruled that a pro-Israel group was allowed to display an advertisement containing the phrase "Hamas Killing Jews" on New York City...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Red Building at Pacific Design Center getting tenants at last

    Red Building at Pacific Design Center getting tenants at last
    Internationally renowned architect Cesar Pelli envisioned three striking towers in West Hollywood — clad in bright blue, green and red. They would flout convention in the commercial development world, where builders usually stick to conservative...
  • Metro-North Imposes St. Patrick's Day Alcohol Ban

    Metro-North Imposes St. Patrick's Day Alcohol Ban
    HARTFORD (AP) — The Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Railroad are running extra trains for commuters heading to New York City's St. Patrick's Day Parade, but alcohol is forbidden on trains, platforms and in rail stations. The ban on alcohol,...
  • More subway delays ahead if NYC can't fund transit budget

    More subway delays ahead if NYC can't fund transit budget
    It's an ominous refrain, repeated endlessly in the same automated monotone: "Ladies and gentlemen, we are delayed because of train traffic ahead of us." Every New Yorker who rides the subway to work each day — all 6 million, on the busiest days...
  • DOT: Kicking Out Metro-North Isn't Practical

    DOT: Kicking Out Metro-North Isn't Practical
    HARTFORD — Despite continuing frustration by some commuters and many Fairfield County lawmakers, the state can't simply replace Metro-North as its commuter train operator, state Transportation Commissioner James Redeker said Wednesday. "The New...