9 hrs ago
Who will pay for the Metro-North train crash?
Normally, operational and maintenance expenses along the Metro-North rail line are split between the state Department of Transportation and the New York-based Metropolitan Transportation Authority .
Implore President Obama to Enforce the Civil Rights Act
Activists are charging the Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority with violating the civil rights of a half-million bus riders, 75 percent of them black or Latino, by cutting 1 million hours of bus service and raising monthly bus passes to $72 while giving away public funds to rail developers and contractors.
Mon May 20, 2013
Pensions & Investments
Austin's Capital Metropolitan Transportation keeps Cornerstone as consultant
Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Austin, Texas, rehired Cornerstone Advisors as investment consultant for its defined benefit pension plan and three 401 plans, according to a contract posted on procurement website Onvia DemandStar.
Sun May 19, 2013
Whittier Daily News
Editorial: L.A. county should slow down on fee to limit traffic
Sometimes it seems there's a deliberate attempt by bureaucrats to use language as off-putting as possible with the purpose of creating a wall of boredom that only the most determined or demented will take the time to penetrate.
Sat May 18, 2013
US commuter trains collide; 60 go to hospitals
Two commuter trains serving New York City collided in Connecticut during Friday's evening rush hour, sending 60 people to the hospital, including five with critical injuries, Gov.
Fri May 17, 2013
National Public Radio
Injuries Reported In 'Major' Train Derailment In Connecticut
Two Metro-North Railroad trains have collided on a stretch of track near Fairfield, Conn., causing a "major derailment" and "preliminary reports of injuries," according to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority .
Mon May 13, 2013
Wall Street Journal
Auditions for Subway's Underground Music Scene
Members of New York City's musical underground - and those hoping to join it - performed before an audience of judges and spectators at Grand Central Terminal Monday during auditions for the Music Under New York program.
MTA Cashing In On MetroCard "Green Fee"
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says its $1 "green fee" on purchases of brand new MetroCards is bringing in more cash than it anticipated.
Sun May 12, 2013
NJ Transit remains silent on how it prepared for superstorm Sandy
As superstorm Sandy barreled toward the tri-state area, two of the nation's largest transportation agencies worked to safeguard their systems, moving buses and rail cars to areas they thought would be protected.
Republican Oddo gets cross-the-aisle boost from Democrats in launching Borough Hall bid
And among the throng were some high-profile Democrats, including former Councilman Jerome O'Donovan and Metropolitan Transportation Authority board member Allen Cappelli.
Fri May 10, 2013
Conference: MTA Eyes MWDBEs; NYC Transit to Let Bids Soon
With much of the immediate Superstorm Sandy recovery work completed, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is turning its sights on longer-term projects caused by the storm.
Thu May 09, 2013
Report: Parts Of Subway Long Overdue For Safety Inspections
Some parts of the subway system are long overdue for safety inspection, according to an audit report by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's inspector general.
Sepulveda Pass Improvements Project Now Expected To Cost $1.1B
The completion date of the massive project to widen the 405 Freeway has now been extended into 2014, according to the LA County Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the Los Angeles Times.
Wed May 08, 2013
City Room: Thompson Picks Up Backing of a Fiscal Repairman
In recent weeks, William C. Thompson Jr. has been increasingly unfurling mayoral endorsements from African-American and Hispanic leaders, hoping to solidify his base.
Tue May 07, 2013
Editorial: Yet another episode of Nassau financial follies
It's a classic illustration about fast-money fixes in Nassau County: 17 years after then-Executive Thomas Gulotta did a deal with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to raise fast cash, the mess is still costing taxpayers.
Sag Harbor Online
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Sag Harbor's Mayor Brian Gilbride is so determined that the village take over a piece of land near the waterfront that he is considering condemning it.
Mon May 06, 2013
Bridgeport man charged with assaulting rail conductor
Metropolitan Transportation Authority police arrested a Bridgeport man alleged to have punched a Metro-North Railroad conductor on a New Haven bound train Sunday afternoon,. MTA police charged Calvin Walker , 47, of Bridgeport with assault on a Metropolitan Transportation Authority worker, interfering with police, and sixth-degree larceny, ... (more)
NYPD: Suspicious package probe at Grand Central subway platform
Emergency services and bomb squad officers from the NYPD are investigating a suspicious package found Monday on a subway platform serving Grand Central Terminal, the NYPD and Metropolitan Transportation Authority said.
The Brooklyn Paper
Mean Streets: Backing hipsters, pols demand Mta run trains to Williamsburg big fest
Music-loving hipsters hoping to hop on the subway and soak in some Har Mar Superstar at the Northside Festival in Williasburg this June are going to have to either hitchhike or take the bus because their beloved L train will be closed for repair.
Sun May 05, 2013
"Hackathon" Gives Tech Designers A Chance To Create Apps For MTA
Tech whizzes are taking part in a two-day "hackathon" in Brooklyn to develop mobile apps for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.