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MTA fare hike goes into effect on Easter Sunday

Unlimited MetroCard fares were raised and bonuses eliminated in a February MTA board vote

MTA plans comprehensive overhaul of Queens bus network

Buses in the borough are 3 percent slower since 2015, according to an MTA statement

Vacant Queens subway storefronts may be filled by street vendors

A pilot program will provide a space for street vendors inside empty subway station retail spaces

Utica Avenue subway extension to be studied, again

The city and the MTA will once again examine improving transit options in one of Brooklyn’s overlooked areas

Congestion pricing will finally become a reality in NYC

The program will go into effect no earlier than 2020

Congestion pricing gains steam with state Assembly support

There are just a few days left to include a traffic surcharge in the upcoming state budget

MTA must add elevators when renovating stations, rules federal judge

The ruling is a watershed moment for mobility restricted New Yorkers, advocates say

Pied-à-terre tax could help pay for MTA, says Cuomo’s budget director

Calls for a tax on pricey second homes have increased recently

Half of city’s bus routes earn ‘D’ for speed, reliability

Only one bus line in the five boroughs earned an ‘A’ grade

Plan for city control of NYC’s subway system unveiled by Council Speaker

Corey Johnson’s call for reforming the "Frankenstein’s monster of transit subsidiaries" that is the MTA

MTA to replace subway newsstands with vending machines across the city

High-tech vending machines could replace your local subway newsstand

Cuomo, de Blasio unveil plan to ‘transform’ MTA with congestion pricing, reorganization

The plan calls for enacting congestion pricing as a dedicated revenue source

NYC subway sees ‘dramatic’ improvements in service, MTA says

But improvements can’t continue without a dedicated revenue source, such as congestion pricing, officials argue

Beam from Queens subway track impales car windshield

The wooden beam narrowly missed piercing the driver

NYC congestion pricing plan could take two years to implement

Congestion pricing can help fix the subways, but it won’t happen overnight

New L train shutdown plan could still be ‘disruptive,’ MTA says

The un-shutdown will still begin on April 27, but much else has changed

Accessible subway station numbers in Manhattan are inflated, report says

The Manhattan Borough President’s office reviewed conditions at 42 accessible stations in a new survey

Advocacy groups, elected officials push for better subway accessibility

Just 118 of the city’s 472 subway stations are accessible— that’s unacceptable.

Brace for L train service disruptions through mid-March

Say a temporary goodbye to weekend Manhattan-Brooklyn L train service.

New L train shutdown plan could cause major headaches for commuters 

The 15-month shutdown may have been averted, but problems for commuters will likely remain

MTA board delays vote on fare hikes until February

The agency’s board want to look at alternatives to fare increases

MTA to build new Metro-North stations linking Bronx to Penn Station

The Empire State Development Corporation will collaborate with the MTA to plan and expedite the project

MTA makes progress in push to get subways moving faster

The agency’s SPEED Unit is working hard to make commutes less slow

5 key takeaways from the MTA’s emergency L train shutdown meeting

MTA board members grilled engineers on Cuomo’s surprise anti-shutdown plan at an emergency meeting

Signal delays snarled subway commutes nearly every day in 2018

230 morning rush hour rides were marred by signal issues last year despite the MTA’s Subway Action Plan

MTA schedules emergency public meeting to discuss Cuomo’s L train shutdown plan

The meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 15

New $60M contract will bring delayed East Side Access closer to completion

The project is now aiming for a 2022 completion date.

Cuomo’s new L train plan will get independent review, says Byford

The NYCT president said he will not be "steamrolled" into rushing a review of the suddenly-announced plan

NYC’s airports, MTA at ‘imminent risk’ if government shutdown drags on

New York State Senator Charles Schumer says that the city’s economy and the MTA could be strained if the shutdown continues

L train shutdown: Will alternative transportation improvements survive?

NYC should still move forward with cycling network, transit service, and pedestrian safety improvements developed to mitigate the shutdown—even if it never happens

Half-price MetroCard program launches, but only to 30K New Yorkers

The Fair Fares program is planning to expand to another 130,000 New Yorkers in April.

The L train shutdown is no more: Transit advocates weigh in

"Subway riders are sick of being lied to and jerked around"

Half-priced MetroCard program for low-income New Yorkers has yet to roll out

The Fair Fares program was slated to begin on January 1.

Electric buses roll out at New York’s airports

The battery-powered vehicles are coming to Newark Liberty, JFK, and LaGuardia.

A ride on the subway speed limit test train

A crew known as the SPEED Unit is testing new methods and implementing fixes to increase the speed limit on subway trains.

Five upper Manhattan subway stations will undergo accessibility repairs

Two of the Washington Heights stations will be closed for up to a year.

Cuomo tours L train tunnel, seeking ‘best way’ to do repairs

"I need, personally, to feel confident in that decision"

Cuomo’s L train tunnel tour will disrupt overnight service

The governor’s tour is expected to last from midnight to 1:30 a.m. on Friday.

MTA will bump subway speed limits along certain lines to reduce delays

Signal recalibration and speed limit increases will help trains go faster