Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus
MTA faces crisis following COVID shutdown
Its operating budget, estimated at $17 billion for 2020, is projected to lose 45% of its funding, primarily due to the loss of ridership in the first half of the year.
Slow trains and delays make late night commutes an awful ride home
For many New Yorkers who work after the MTA’s peak hours of 5 a.m. to 9 p.m., it’s a hassle to get home.
Plan to stop MTA bus fare evaders gets cool response
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Proposed subway fare hike frustrates commuters
Riders wait for the 1 train at the 96th Street Station on the Upper West Side. Photo by Caroline Aguirre […]
MTA Fare Hikes: The End of the Line
Death and taxes are inevitable, unfortunately so is yet another MTA fare hike. It looks like it will cost 25 more cents for a subway ride.
New Yorkers have little faith in the MTA
In July 2018, it was reported that just over 65 percent of weekday subway trains were arriving at stations on time.
Congestion pricing may be the answer to MTA woes or add to the nightmare
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is backing the city’s latest proposal to raise money for the MTA - congestion pricing.
Ride Hailing Apps Put a Dent in Public Transportation
The MTC acknowledge that these ride-share services fill a crucial gap in the transportation needs of citizens that they cannot fill.
Subway performers bring music to commuters
Each spring the MTA Music Under New York looks for new talented performers to entertain commuters. program. Those chosen get to play in the busiest areas of the subway.
1 Line reopens at South Ferry Station
The new station had been closed since 2009, but was pressed into service to accommodate the more than 10,000 daily riders in Lower Manhattan whose commutes were disrupted after the new South Ferry station suffered massive flooding from Sandy.