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MTA Eyes Devices To Warn About People On Tracks
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Responding to an audience question at a recent NYU Law School forum, MTA Chairman and CEO Thomas Prendergast said the agency is looking at four devices that would detect motion on the tracks and alert the system, WCBS 880's Paul Murnane ...

Wall Street Journal

Next MTA Challenges Outlined
Wall Street Journal
The commission, co-chaired by Ray LaHood , former U.S. transportation secretary, and Jane Garvey, former administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration, notes that funding remains a major challenge as the MTA tries to fill a $15 billion gap in a ...
It's His Commission: Blame Cuomo for MTA's Underwhelming ?Reinvention?Streetsblog New York (blog)
MTA Reinvention Commission pushes for light rail expansionNew York Daily News
Transportation Reinvention Commission Calls For MTA
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MTA must pay millions for seized Southeast land: judges
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SOUTHEAST ? A court decision this week marks a big win for an Elmsford developer whose 51-acre property at the Southeast train station was seized in 2003 by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. The MTA claimed at the time the condemned property ...


NY / Region|MTA Issues Plans on Higher Fares and Tolls
New York Times
?The M.T.A. is keeping its promise to ensure fare and toll increases are as low as possible, and these options are designed to minimize their impact on our customers,? Mr. Prendergast said in a statement. Two proposals for subways and buses would raise ...
MTA Unveils Proposed Fare Hike BreakdownNY1
New MTA budget plan may include 25-cent increase in bus, subway fareNew York Daily News
From 50 cents to $16: MTA unveils V-N bridge toll, bus and subway fare hike ...Staten Island Advance -
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MTA Fare Hike Coming Next Year
Ridgewood Times Newsweekly
The long-rumored MTA fare and toll hike of 2015 appears to be one step closer to becoming a reality. In a formal announcement on Monday, Nov. 17, the MTA stated it will increase fares and tolls by four percent come March 2015. Several proposals on how ...

MTA Eyes Devices To Warn About People On Tracks
MTA Chairman and CEO Tom Prendergast said the agency is looking at four devices that would detect motion on the tracks and alert the system.

MTA Fare Hike Coming Next Year
by Robert Pozarycki The long- rumored MTA fare and toll hike read more

Your MTA commute is about to get more expensive
The MTA is considering hiking subway and bus fares by an extra quarter next year, sources said. Riders could pay as much as $2.75 for a MetroCard ? up from...

Reinvention Commission Calls for 'New MTA'
Gov. Cuomo charged the MTA Transportation Reinvention Commission ? co-chaired by former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, and former head of the Federal Aviation Administration Jane Garvey ? with creating a vision for the system's next century. Now commissioners, including two dozen transit experts and advocates, have reported back. They say the biggest challenges facing the MTA's subways ...

MTA releases fare hike options for ?15
Drivers and mass transit riders all will be digging a little deeper into their pockets come March, when the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is expected to enact one of two proposed fare-increase

MTA pushes toward new York toll plaza
YORK, Maine ? The Maine Turnpike Authority is looking at several sites north of the current plaza for a new open-road toll plaza location, with the first expected to be presented to its board in early 2015.

Riders face $30M less in hikes; MTA faces $15B deficit
Riders will be hit with almost $30 million less in fare and toll hikes than the MTA had laid out earlier this year, even though the MTA faces a massive...

MTA officials say Transportation Safety Board probes are too slow
Some MTA officials want to know much faster from federal investigators what causes railroad accidents so they can fix safety problems before they snowball. Board member Charles Moerdler criticized the...

N.Y. MTA celebrates 50 years of service for Verrazano-Narrows Bridge
New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) officials celebrated the anniversary of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge today, 50 years to the day after it first opened, at a ceremony complete with a 50-gun salute and a fireboat water display with the bridge itself serving as a spectacular backdrop.

MTA Targets 'Man-Spreading' And Other Subway Faux Pas
New York's MTA is planning a new campaign to encourage courtesy on subways. NPR's Rachel Martin gets dos and don'ts from Jake Dobkin, who writes's Ask A Native New Yorker column.