14 min ago
Beverage, snack vending machines to be installed in dozens of LIRR stations
A Long Island Rail Road plan to install snack and beverage vending machines at most train stations will generate about $2.5 million in new revenue over the next 10 years, officials estimate.
2 hrs ago
MTA Bridge and Tunnel Officers Rescue Families from Fire
July 30, 2014 - Quick action by Metropolitan Transportation Authority Bridge and Tunnel Officers saved more than a dozen people from a raging fire in a four-story apartment building near the Queens Midtown Tunnel this morning.
6 hrs ago
Poll: Will you take advantage of the new Bay Metro route connecting downtown, Uptown Bay City?
The Bay Metropolitan Transportation Authority has announced a new lunchtime, weekday route connecting Uptown Bay City, a 43-acre riverfront development, with downtown Bay City.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Empire State News
MTAa s proposed 2015 Budget and Four Year Financial Plan maintains...
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority released its proposed 2015 Budget and Four-Year Financial Plan, which includes budget projections through 2018.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
New York Daily News
MTA sets fare and toll hikes at 4% for 2015
Anyone buying a MetroCard in 2015 will have to shell out more money now that the MTA has set a 4% hike for fares and tolls.
The volume of Metro fare cheats might amaze you
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority today is considering methods of cracking down on freeloaders who don't use a Metro Tap Card.
LIRR: West Hempstead branch weekend service will soon return
Weekend service on the Long Island Rail Road's West Hempstead branch will soon return, the LIRR's president said Monday.
Report: MTA Capital Funding Gap Could...
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Sat Jul 26, 2014
MTA: 11 East Side Access sinkholes filled, but new holes possible
The MTA says it has filled in all the sinkholes discovered at a critical construction site for the nearly $11 billion East Side Access project, but can't rule out new holes forming in the future.
Officials to study light-rail feasibility
Southland officials gathered Thursday and lauded a motion to start looking into the feasibility of converting Metro's Orange Line bus system in the San Fernando Valley into light rail that could one day extend to the San Gabriel Valley, passing by Bob Hope Airport in Burbank along the way.
Hicksville Senior Arrested for Mailing Suspicious Powdered Substance to E. Garden City Business
The Nassau County Police Department Special Investigations Squad along with members of the New York City Police Department and Metropolitan Transportation Authority Police Department assigned ... , NY - July 26th, 2014 - The Nassau County Police Department Special Investigations Squad along with members of the New York City Police Department and ... (more)
Fri Jul 25, 2014
CA: Metro Picks Skanska Venture to Build First Phase of Westside Subway
July 25--Three construction firms with what officials called a track record of success on Los Angeles County transit projects should build the first phase of the Westside subway, officials said Thursday, despite complaints from a competing bidder that it could do the job for nearly $200 million less.
NBC Los Angeles
Counting Down to Crunch Time Near LAX
One week before the planned 57-hour bridge demolition and major street closure of one of the busiest entrances to the LAX, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority will showcase for news media the capabilities of its new high-tech Mobile Command Center.
New York MTA Faces $12 Billion Capital Deficit, DiNapoli Says
New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority may face a deficit of more than $12 billion in the next five years to fund infrastructure projects, state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said.
MTA capital funding gap could mean more fare, toll hikes, report says
The MTA will likely find only half of about $27 billion the agency says it needs for infrastructure investments over the next five years, and could resort to additional fare and toll hikes to make up some of the remaining cost, a new state report said Thursday.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
LA Daily News
MTA approves study to convert Metro Orange Line to light rail
Calling the San Fernando Valley one of the most underserved areas in the county for public transit, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority board on Thursday authorized a study on changing the Orange Line busway into a light rail system.
MTA To Begin Queens-Brooklyn 'G' Train Shutdown On Friday
Staphangers who rely on the "G" subway train are in for a rough ride as the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is set to shut part of the line down for several weeks.
Traffic priority number one for MTA chair Garcetti
Taking over as chair of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Mayor Eric Garcetti said Thursday the agency needs to look beyond the boundaries of any one city and deal with the various county transit issues as a whole.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
New York Daily News
LIRR deal includes 2nd raise for conductors
All aboard for not one raise but two! The tentative Long Island Rail Road contract, reached last week, will give conductors a $10 per-shift bonus, or about $2,100 more per year.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
The New Rochelle Daily Voice
Train Hits Unidentified Person At New Rochelle Station
An unidentified person was struck by a train in New Rochelle at 24 Station Plaza North on Monday night, July 21. According to reports, the local fire department and officials from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority responded to the scene shortly after 8:30 p.m. Monday.