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MTA: The Full 2nd Ave Subway Might Not Happen
Gothamist
In three weeks the MTA is going to raise your fare, and Harlem might not even get a 2nd Avenue Subway line to show for it. Yesterday MTA chairman Tom Prendergast, who leads an agency with more debt than the countries of Panama and Iceland combined, ...
MTA Chairman Says He's Open to Tolls on East River BridgesNY1
MTA expansion bids face cut if capital budget trimmed, Prendergast saysNewsday
MTA warns about Second Ave. subway fundingamNY

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New York Daily News

MTA chief: Second Ave. subway line could be stopped short
New York Daily News
While the MTA's capital plan dominated the hearing, Sen. Jack Martens complained about the cost of riding the Long Island Rail Road into the city. A one-way ticket from Mineola, L.I., to Penn Station costs as much as $20 if purchased on board a train ...
MTA launches courtesy campaign for city busesNew York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV
MTA to NYers: Stop Putting Slushy Boots on Bus Seats -- PleaseNBC New York
MTA Launches New Campaign On Buses To Curb Rude RidersCBS Local
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New York Daily News

MTA train collides with car in Suffolk County
New York Daily News
An eyewitness to the Monday collision told MTA police that the SUV driver went onto the grade crossing even though red warning lights were flashing and alarm bells were ringing. The crossing gate came down behind the SUV, which then stopped with its ...



Verrazano Traffic Patterns to Change as MTA Replaces Upper Deck Roadway
NY1
A new construction project means change is coming for the hundreds of thousands of Staten Island drivers who use the Verrazano Bridge. NY1's Amanda Farinacci filed the following report. Ask Staten Islanders about the Verrazano Bridge, and one word ...

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New York Daily News

March 1: Pedestrian safety, immigration and the MTA fare
New York Daily News
Montclair, N.J.: As parents whose daughter was killed by a bus two years ago, we have to respond to Daneek Miller's regrettable Feb. 22 Op-Ed ?Bus drivers need support, not cuffs.? He is wrong to say the the right-of-way law was ?misinterpreted? in the ...
MTA to Close Verrazano Bridge Upper Level Lane for 2-Year ConstructionDNAinfo

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MTA launches courtesy campaign for city buses
NEW YORK (PIX11) ? Could you be more courteous on the bus? The MTA is rolling out a new campaign this week, asking New Yorkers to step things up a bit. This follows the MTA?s subway campaign. The one telling riders to refrain from dancing on subway car poles or telling men not to spread their legs. This bus sign rollout may not be as quirky, but the MTA says it?s just as important. It will help ...

MTA Launches New Campaign On Buses To Curb Rude Riders
Bus riders will see advertisements sponsored by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority starting Monday that say things like "Keep your feet off the seat."

MTA Chairman Says 2nd Avenue Subway Expansion In Jeopardy Without Funding
Plans to extend the Second Avenue subway line south of Midtown could go off the rails unless the MTA's funding crisis is solved, according to New York's transit chief.

MTA officials splurge on ?opulent? banquet hall for workshop
MTA bosses splurged on a day of catered feasting at a Queens banquet hall for a workshop session Friday ? rather than hold the event at one of their many...

MTA?s Courtesy Campaign Extends To Bus Etiquette
The ads are part of a broader courtesy campaign that began underground on ads throughout city subway cars.

MTA Chairman Warns Of Dire Consequences If Funding Isn?t Found For Transit Improvements
More subway delays? That could be the future for New Yorkers if lawmakers don't agree on how to pay for improvements to the city's aging mass transit system.

Fitch Rates Metropolitan Transportation Authority (NY) Revs 'A'; Outlook Stable
Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'A' rating to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority , New York's $300 million transportation revenue bonds series 2015B. The Rating Outlook i

Teen survives getting run over by MTA bus
An MTA bus driver is facing charges after running over a 15-year-old girl and mangling her leg in Williamsburg on Friday. The teen was walking inside the crosswalk at Grand...

Ex-MTA worker wants $10M from boot-maker for amputated toe
A former MTA track worker says his toe is worth $10 million. Transit veteran William Mack of Long Island is suing a footwear manufacturer for the dough, claiming a jutting...

MTA expands Camden Line MARC service to bolster university connections
Additional weekday MARC train service will be added to the Camden Line next week as part of an initiative to boost connections between University of Maryland's campuses in Baltimore and College Park, the Maryland Transit Administration said Tuesday.