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Fitch Affirms Metropolitan Transportation Authority (NY) Revs at 'A'; Outlook Stable
Fitch Ratings has affirmed the 'A' rating for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, New York's approximately $19.5 billion in outstanding MTA transportation revenue bonds.
Bill Would Mandate MTA Reporting Of Bedbug Incidents Within 24 Hours
Two city lawmakers are proposing a bill to require the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to immediately inform riders of any bedbug incidents within 24 hours.
Md. MTA Purple Line approved for engineering phase
The Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) received notice that the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has advanced the Purple Line project to the engineering phase of its New Starts grant program.
MTA security supervisor caught sleeping was removed from post
An MTA security boss caught sleeping on the job has finally been ?taken out of service,? thanks to an internal investigation launched after The Post exposed his on-the-clock naps. Last...
MTA should notify public about bedbugs on trains, politician says
After a spate of reports about bedbugs hitching rides on the subway, a Brooklyn lawmaker wants the MTA to notify the public within 24 hours when the biting critters are found in the system.
New MTA law would mandate bedbug warnings
Rats on tracks are a common sight, bedbugs invading the trains and irritating riders is a new nemesis.
MTA to Expand Popular Poetry In Motion Program to Buses
The MTA will expand its popular Poetry in Motion program to buses, the Observer has learned.
MTA: Subway went wrong way
The MTA is investigating how a subway train headed the wrong direction for several minutes before stopping in Manhattan. Back on August 11, an A train operator drove an express train uptown on a downtown track. The train was carrying passengers, but no one was hurt.
MTA Report: Metro-North Sacrificed Safety For On-Time Performance
Riders are weighing in on findings from a new report saying Metro-North has sacrificed safety for on-time performance.
Free transfer set to expire between G train and J/M lines in Brooklyn
Riders and elected leaders are asking the MTA to continue a free, above-ground transfer for all MetroCard holders. But the MTA does not plan to reconsider the decision. The free connection was made available between the Broadway stop on the G line and the J/M Lorimer stop. The stops are a short distance from each [?]