The Adams administration killed the plan to create bus-only lanes along one of the city’s slowest mass-transit thoroughfares in the face of local business and political opposition.
The Taxi and Limousine Commission has been struggling to meet a court-ordered quota of vehicles capable of carrying wheelchairs and motorized scooters for a decade — and coming up short.
Expert observers and former transit officials say the MTA and the city are using too many “sticks” and not enough “carrots” in their rollout of the pioneering tolling system set to launch next year.
Service on the W line was left in pieces as 45 trains were vandalized in a roughly 29-hour period, officials said.
The break highlights the city’s challenge in replacing hundreds of miles of aging pipes.
The city wants to toss out a class-action suit brought by drivers ticketed for illegal airport pickups, but the plaintiffs keep pressing for a trial.
New York City must compete for a share of the $1.2 trillion national infrastructure pot, with the BQE revamp and electric vehicle charging topping the list.
New scanning devices hover over streets near Columbus Circle, the first tangible signs of the tolls motorists will be charged to drive into Midtown Manhattan.
The cash-strapped agency hopes to protect and make money from its iconic brand in video games and virtual reality.
A Monday morning OMNY glitch temporarily increased bus and subway rides to $2.90. Riders are promised refunds.
The reversal followed a weekslong pressure campaign tied to the influential Argento siblings, owners of a film production company — and donors to Adams.
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While increasing the number of participants, the agency plans to raise costs and cap subsidies: “It very much feels like I’m being punished for using paratransit,” one commuter testified.
Access-A-Ride users enjoy the freedom that e-hailing an accessible vehicle brings, but the pilot program’s budget can accommodate only a fraction of those interested.
A bill to establish a regulated insurance program passed both chambers of the state legislature last week, and could help commuter van drivers get back on the road.
The MTA is testing a technology, already in place in other transit systems, that’s been shown to deter suicide attempts.
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 Taxi Workers Alliance on Monday filed suit to stop the TLC from rolling out an initiative that would allow dormant “green taxi” licenses to be used for a new type of unmetered livery vehicle.
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 agency says it’s borrowing “good ideas” from transit systems around the country — but some of them have already gone in a different direction.
The plan to allow revamped ‘Boro Taxis’ to operate without having to adhere to a color scheme — or the ability to pick up street hails — sparked protests from hacks who say supply is outpacing demand.
The city plans to test a new type of for-hire vehicle that will no longer have the signature Granny Smith apple-colored look of the taxis that only operate in Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, The Bronx and Upper Manhattan.