The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced that the New York City Subway, Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Railroad have reached pandemic ridership records, with 2,239,500 trips on the New York City Subway (including 3,823 on the Staten Island Railway), 101,600 LIRR, and 83,100 Metro-North trips recorded on Friday, May 7. New York City Buses reached a pandemic high one day earlier, on Thursday, May 6, of 1,245,629.
Facing worst financial crisis in its history, MTA outlines proposed 2021 budget and four-year financial plan
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) [yesterday] released its proposed 2021 budget and four-year financial plan amidst the worst financial crisis in agency history. The plan includes devastating service cuts, a drastic reduction
MTA announces significant Positive Train Control advances on the Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Railroad
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) [yesterday] announced major progress made on implementing Positive Train Control (PTC) on MTA Long Island Rail Road and MTA Metro-North Railroad, reaffirming both railroads will be in
Isaias was being difficult on Aug. 4. The tropical storm ripped upward along the East Coast and hit New York City transit particularly hard. Gusting winds, some exceeding 70 mph, took out
Metro-North Railroad to begin construction to replace two New Haven Line bridge spans in Port Chester
Click here for renderings of the future bridges MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced major construction will begin in July to replace two New Haven line bridges over Willet Avenue and Highland Street
Going from 80 to 50 to 14 might be the right sequence for Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont. When Lamont first unveiled his transportation plan, he wanted to go overboard on tolling, which
It might take 10 years, but Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont wants to put more speed into the Metro-North Railroad.
A regulatory change shook up the railroad bridge industry in 2010. Now technology is doing the same thing. Everything changed in 2010. That’s when the the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) published its
New York’s MTA will build four new stations in the East Bronx for Metro-North commuter rail service, after Governor Andrew Cuomo brokered a deal between the agency and Amtrak. But the deal
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (MTA) Metro-North Railroad is celebrating a new maintenance record.