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MTA prepares for ice, snow
As Baltimore gears up for the approaching wintry mix of snow, icy conditions, heavy rain and potential flooding today and Monday, December 8th and 9th, the Maryland Transit Administration?s goal, as always during weather events, is to keep service operating in a safe manner for customers and employees.
MTA announces new safety measures after Metro-North derailment
The MTA is implementing new safety measures at the site of last week's deadly Metro-North derailment in the Bronx.
MTA Announces Plans For Immediate Improvements On Metro-North
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced plans Sunday night that it plans to make immediate safety improvements on the Metro-North Railroad, a week after a derailment in the Bronx left four people dead.
MTA: New Safety Procedures Taking Place On Metro-North In Wake Of Derailment
The MTA says that new safety procedures are taking effect today on Metro-North in the wake of criticism from Washington following last week's deadly derailment.
About 1,200 took MARC Saturday round-trips
MTA chief expects more riders with time, warm weather More than 1,200 passengers boarded MARC trains Saturday for round trips on the first full day of weekend service on the commuter rail line
Blame the MTA for train crash, too
Gov. Cuomo wants you to blame train motorman William Rockefeller for Sunday?s deadly Metro-North wreck. Well, blaming a sleepy-headed driver makes life a lot easier for Cuomo and the state-run...
MTA slashing 2015, 2017 fare hikes
New York City commuters are getting an early Christmas present from the MTA, which is slashing the cost of two whopping fare hikes nearly in half. The agency previously said...
Fast-food using E-ZPass, while MTA and Port Authority miss out
New York?s crushing toll burden could be lighter if the MTA and Port Authority would milk the cash cow they helped create. But millions of dollars have slipped through the...
Photos: Metro-North Adds Safety Measures For Dangerous Spuyten-Duyvil Curve
A week after the deadly train derailment at a sharp Bronx curve, the MTA has made improvements for the Metro-North trains that run on that track. MTA Chairman Thomas Prendergast said, "Metro-North is taking important steps to improve safety for its customers and employees, and I expect the railroad will continue searching for ways to improve its operations and fully restore its commuters ...
Elderly woman dead after MTA bus hits her
An elderly woman was struck and killed by an MTA bus in the Bronx Friday evening, police said. According to authorities, Gloria Mabry, 74, was walking along Co-Op City Boulevard...