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‘Tough Guy’ Cuomo’s Hard Reign Over MTA Shaken by Growing Scandals

The fallout over the allegations roiling the governor could have implications for the subway and bus agency, where former and current officials and board members say Cuomo’s management style has repeatedly driven away top talent.

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MTA’s Andy Byford Leaving Role That May Be Derailed

Andy "Train Daddy" Byford leaves the MTA on Friday, and there’s no guarantee he will be replaced at all as the agency prepares to shed jobs.

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Subway and Bus Boss Andy Byford’s Transit Triumphs and Unfinished Business

Byford suddenly resigned two years into his transit turnaround efforts. His successor faces steep challenges — including dealing with Gov. Cuomo.

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Rising Reports of Subway Door Surprise Openings Still Rare But Jarring

After MTA pulled new cars because of door issues, THE CITY found 139 reports system-wide over the last two years — including 64 in 2019.

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Subway Door Problems Went Beyond Two Incidents, Records Show

MTA officials say they pulled nearly 300 new train cars out of service after a pair of door malfunctions — but documents indicate additional issues.

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Transit Union Demands More Subway Cleaners to Combat Filthy Trains

The push to restore positions comes as workers clash with the MTA over a new contract — and after THE CITY revealed a spike in soiled trains.

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How the MTA Plans to Spend Billions on its Subway Wishlist

Will your commute speed up, via new signals? Will your station get an elevator? Find out via our interactive look at the record $51.5 billion plan.

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Staten Island’s Epic Wait for Alternative to Private Bus Service Just Got Longer

Academy Bus Service to get $3.8 million from taxpayers for another year of express rides from South Shore to Midtown, while MTA ponders a takeover.

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MTA Plan Calls for More Accessible Subway Stations

A $51 billion proposal revealed Monday calls for making another 66 stations accessible, via elevators and ramps. That’s up from 50 — out of 472.

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Anger Over $230m Computer System Behind Subway Meltdown

Critics railed about the glitch that sparked subway chaos in Friday’s heat as records obtained by THE CITY detailed the system’s spotty track record.

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Buggy Subway Computer System Blamed for Heat-Wave Hell Struck Before

Friday’s rush-hour meltdown marked the latest — and worst — example of persistent problems with Automatic Train Supervision, THE CITY has learned.

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Work Train Delays Could Add to Pain on the L

With night-and-weekend work coming for the East River tunnel, riders gird for potential residual service snags. The MTA says there’s no need to worry.

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Congestion Digestion: What You Need to Know About the MTA Budget Boosters

Albany’s deal will wring funds from motorists, pricey properties and online transactions — but it’s still not enough to save ailing subways and buses.