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Top New York City MTA Articles

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  • City to improve Grandview and Sonora rail crossings

    In a step hailed as important by Glendale residents who loathe the noise of train horns, the City Council this week approved putting $9.8-million worth of railway crossing improvements out for bid. The improvements, slated for the Grandview and Sonora...
  • Calls For Better Regulations In Wake of L.I. Fatal Pharmacy Shootings

    Calls For Better Regulations In Wake of L.I. Fatal Pharmacy Shootings
    Police are waiting for the results from ballistics tests to determine if John Capano, 51, was killed by an armed robber -- or, if he was the victim of friendly fire. One thing became clear to people walking past Charlie's Pharmacy in Seaford Sunday...
  • New York Subway Workers Run 'Rate My Rat' Photo Contest

    New York Subway Workers Run 'Rate My Rat' Photo Contest
    Subway workers angered over what they say is a rat infestation in their workplace are holding a photo contest for the "nastiest" shot of a rodent, with a grand prize of a monthly transit pass. Commuters, who frequently see rats on subway platforms and...
  • Think Again: Furthering the legacy of Larry Zarian

    My 2-year-old son is obsessed with trains. The living room feels like a constant construction site with a mix of Lego parts, Thomas the Train pieces and all sorts of materials used to build the ever-expanding railway system in our house. He has also...
  • MTA Chairman Jay Walder Announces Resignation

    MTA Chairman Jay Walder Announces Resignation
    Jay Walder announced his resignation as chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Thursday. His resignation is effective on October 21. "I want to thank Governors Cuomo and former Governor Paterson for the honor of serving the people of New...
  • 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...
  • Complete MTA Shutdown Starts Today At Noon

    Complete MTA Shutdown Starts Today At Noon
    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...
  • Newton: It's legacy time for Villaraigosa

    Newton: It's legacy time for Villaraigosa
    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...
  • Despite fatal stabbing, crime low on Metro transit, agency says

    Despite fatal stabbing, crime low on Metro transit, agency says
    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...
  • Ron Kaye: Ouster speaks of modern politics

    The way that Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich and the cabalists of the San Gabriel Valley cities treated Glendale Councilman Ara Najarian over his Metropolitan Transportation Authority board appointment because he opposes the 710 Freeway...
  • Inside The 2nd Ave. Subway: The Biggest Public Works Project In US History

    Inside The 2nd Ave. Subway: The Biggest Public Works Project In US History
    With a pricetag of $4 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...