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MTA Told It Must Focus on Repairs, Not Growth
New York Times
But he added that the spending plan ?makes clear that expanding the network, as well as providing enhancements such as countdown clocks and next-generation payment systems, are very important to the M.T.A. and to our customers.? The authority operates ...
MTA Says Subway System Is Safe To Ride After Some Raise Concerns About ...CBS Local
MTA Updates Subway Car Cleaning ProceduresNY1
Here's What The MTA Has To Say About Ebola On The SubwayBusiness Insider
Brooklyn Daily Eagle -The Journal News | LoHud.com -LongIsland.com
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NY1

Report Questions MTA's Priorities in Its Capital Program
NY1
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority envisions pouring more than $30 billion into the transit system improvements over the next five years, but a new report says the MTA's priorities are out of whack on how it spends that money. NY1's Jose ...



New York Daily News

MTA borrowing could mean major fare hikes
New York Post
Straphangers could be hit with hefty fare increases if the MTA chooses to borrow billions of dollars to help pay for its transit improvement plan, a new report warns. State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli's office found that every $1 billion the MTA borrows ...
MTA will have to raise fares 15% if it borrows $15 billion to fill budget gap ...New York Daily News
MTA's $15B funding gap could spur fare, toll hikes, says DiNapoli reportNewsday
DiNapoli: MTA faces 'unprecedented' funding challengesThe Journal News | LoHud.com
CBS Local -Staten Island Advance - SILive.com
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New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV

Bus Crashes Onto Sidewalk in Brooklyn, 7 Hurt: MTA
NBC New York
Seven people were hurt when an MTA bus crashed onto a sidewalk in Brooklyn, authorities say. A car struck a B61 bus at Dwight and Coffey streets in Red Hook, sending the bus into some parked cars and onto the curb shortly before 6 p.m., the MTA said.
8 Injured When Car Slams Into MTA Bus In Red Hook, BrooklynCBS Local
8 injured after MTA bus crashes into building in BrooklynNew York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV
Video: MTA Bus Slams Into Red Hook Wall After Car Hit ItGothamist
WABC-TV -amNY -New York Daily News
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New York Daily News

MTA Breaks Ridership Record But It's Still So Broke
Gothamist
For five days last month, the MTA experienced record-high ridership numbers, culminating on September 23rd, when 6,106,694 people swiped their cards and used the most effective mass transit conveyance in the country. Ridership on New York City's ...
MTA sets record with 149 million subway passengersNew York Daily News
New York state comptroller: Future MTA projects could lead to another fare hikeWABC-TV
Subway Ridership Broke MTA Record Last MonthNY1
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MTA Updates Subway Car Cleaning Procedures
As part of its ongoing Ebola preparation efforts the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has updated its existing protocols for cleaning potentially infectious waste -- such as bodily fluids -- throughout the subway system.

MTA borrowing could mean major fare hikes
Straphangers could be hit with hefty fare increases if the MTA chooses to borrow billions of dollars to help pay for its transit improvement plan, a new report warns. State...

MTA Says Subway System Is Safe To Ride After Some Raise Concerns About Ebola
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is assuring customers that the subway system is safe to ride after some straphangers became concerned after hearing that New York City's first Ebola patient rode the subway several times before testing positive for the disease.

Report Questions MTA's Priorities in Its Capital Program
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority envisions pouring more than $30 billion into the transit system improvements over the next five years, but a new report says the MTA's priorities are out of whack on how it spends that money.

MTA Breaks Ridership Record But It's Still So Broke
For five days last month, the MTA experienced record-high ridership numbers, culminating on September 23rd, when 6,106,694 people swiped their cards and used the most effective mass transit conveyance in the country. Ridership on New York City's subway hasn't been this high since the 1940s, but the MTA is still dangerously strapped for cash. A new audit by the state comptroller [ PDF ] shows ...

NYS Comptroller Warns MTA Borrowing Could Mean More Fare Hikes
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is set to increase fares by four percent next year, but the hikes may have to be steeper, according to a new report.

Report warns MTA borrowing could hike fares further
Fares are at risk for an even greater hike if the MTA is forced to borrow billions of dollars to fund its transit improvement plan, the state comptroller warned Tuesday.

MTA ate over $200M in losses in botched surveillance work: lawyer
The MTA suffered more than $200 million in unexpected losses scrambling to install high-tech surveillance equipment to protect subway riders from potential terror attacks after defense contractor Lockheed Martin failed...

DiNapoli: More MTA Debt Would Cause Fare and Toll Spike
State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli says simply borrowing the money to pay for the MTA's upcoming Capital Plan could be costly for riders. The $32 billion plan covers a slew of repairs and new projects , including the extension of the Second Avenue Subway, new stops for Metro North in the Bronx and at Penn Station, and access to Grand Central Terminal for the Long Island Rail Road. The MTA has only ...

EBOLA BLOG: MTA: 'Subway system is safe to ride'
Up-to-date information on the Ebola situation in New York after an emergency room doctor who, after treating Ebola patients in West Africa, tested positive for the virus.