Mothers with small children — and some tykes by themselves — have become common in the subway system.
Advocates say the trips are unnecessary in the first place, when other places require only a doctor’s note or at-home evaluation to qualify for the service.
The latest “environmental assessment” fleshes out how the MTA expects the tolling system to reduce traffic below 60th Street and raise billions for system upgrades.
The MTA isn’t going along with Elon Musk’s new price tag for access, leaving some straphangers without the social media information source on their daily commutes.
Gov. Kathy Hochul outlines a $229 billion spending plan that leaves many questions unanswered — but helps New York City, from NYCHA to the MTA.
‘We’re just waiting to see if it’s our turn to be the next to hit somebody,’ said one train operator.
Nine lots from East 119th to 120th streets are required for the construction of a ‘launch box’ for tunnel boring machines, according to the MTA’s latest court filing.
Cracked windows and LCD displays are the number two vandalism issue underground after graffiti, but the agency is mum on costs and its data doesn’t seem to reflect what New Yorkers are seeing around them.
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Despite the distant due date, advocates mostly cheered the settlement, part of a long, multipronged push to make the transit agency comply fully with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
The verdict in Manhattan federal court comes four years after the NYC Transit Authority first claimed that Express Scripts Inc. wasn’t properly keeping its eye on the till.
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Transit watchers generally seem to agree that an increase in the state payroll tax could be the best way to avoid a crash when emergency federal aid runs out in 2025, but there are several other roads that could help avoid that fiscal cliff.
Unreliable elevators continue to plague the system, disability advocates say — and the transit agency’s promise to improve overall access won’t come true for three decades.
Three years of extended health insurance were included in a benefit package for families of MTA employees who died from COVID — but the insurance is set to end next month.
“I just hope the train is photogenic today, you know?” one young train fanatic said as he waited for the R211’s inaugural voyage through Manhattan.
MTA crews will get needed access to Amtrak’s tracks crossing the Hell Gate Bridge, but Amtrak passengers potentially face months of service impacts.
Proponents of a state bill already killed three times are still trying to pass measures to shield drivers from surprise fees and collection agency harassment.
The mayor, advocates for people with disabilities and even MTA board members have called the move unfair and questioned if the funding shift could worsen service reliability and accountability for Access-A-Ride.
The number of incidents of people riding outside the train in 2022 was up nearly fourfold since 2021 and nearly double the 2019 tally.
StrataGen Systems Inc. was tapped to bring high technology solutions to Access-A-Ride scheduling problems, but hit more delays than the blue-and-white vans in rush-hour traffic.
The DOJ released a report in the fall that knocked Access-A-Ride for untimely drop-offs and excessive travel times. Now, transit officials say customer satisfaction is up.
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