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Manhattan subway delays target of MTA service enhancements
New York Daily News
The MTA's next set of service enhancements will address frustrating subway delays caused by faulty equipment, and extend at least two bus routes into new areas, the Daily News has learned. A package of service enhancements, which transit officials plan ...

Comptroller details MTA's 'challenging' funding gap
Capital New York
The M.T.A.'s next five-year capital plan could face a $12 billion funding gap, according to state comptroller Tom DiNapoli, in a report his office released today. That could mean higher fares for subway and bus riders, for commuters who rely on Long ...

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MTA signs could get a new look
New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV
The MTA is reviewing the recommendations which also include a better explanation for travel alternatives. Colors have already been changed on the signs and the agency makes information available on the internet. An MTA Spokesperson says marketing ...
Subway riders group proposes new signage for service changesamNY
Advocates say MTA has room to improve service disruption
NYC Transit Riders' Council asks MTA to communicate better with ridersNews 12 Bronx (registration)
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UES Cyclist In Critical Condition After Collision With MTA Bus
A cyclist who was struck by an MTA bus driver this morning on the Upper East Side is in critical condition. Police say that around 10:20 a.m., a 33-year-old woman was biking north on Madison Avenue and swerved to avoid a cab making a right turn onto ...

J train service upgrade part of MTA's new financial plan
New York Daily News
The MTA will expand weekend service on the J line, so straphangers can ride the entire route from eastern Queens to Broad St. in lower Manhattan, officials said. Funding for the service increase is included in the Metropolitan Transportation Authority ...

MTA to riders: go to hell-IRR
For weeks, the MTA has been psychologically torturing Long Islanders ? pretending they were about to endure a railroad strike only to let Gov. Cuomo ?save them? from that fate...

MTA signs could get a new look
Specific cross-streets for buses. A calendar. Better information about the impacted area. The Transit Riders council says more and better info needs to be on MTA construction signs. The council released a report called ?Every Which Way But Direct? after a survey of stations and a study on signs. It found some station signage was [?]

MTA boss writes letter to LIRR riders as strike looms
MTA boss Thomas Prendergast penned a letter to LIRR riders Tuesday morning describing the generous offer workers have been given as they prepare to walk off the job in five...

Unions and MTA back to negotiations as LIRR strike looms
MTA and LIRR negotiators were working into the evening Wednesday in a bid to stave off a devastating strike scheduled to begin Sunday ? and promised to continue the talks...

Look out, Midtown: MTA ?improvement? idiocy
The scariest threat to East Midtown now comes not from advocacy groups trying to hijack rezoning for their own pet projects, but from the 800-ton gorilla of capital-scheme boondoggles ?...

MTA unveils plan in case of LIRR strike
Any Long Islander traveling to New York City during the July 20 LIRR strike will have a miserable commute. ?We hope we never have to put this plan into place,?...

New York's MTA may have to increase debt in LIRR pay deal: Moody's
Meeting wage demands of Long Island Rail Road workers threatening to strike over a pay dispute may mean New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority will have to issue more debt to cover capital investment costs, according to ratings agency Moody's Investors Service. MTA's capital plan calls for $29 billion investment from 2010 to 2014.

LIRR, MTA negotiations collapse
Contract talks between Long Island Rail Road workers and the MTA collapsed after just 45 minutes Monday ? bringing nearly 300,000 daily riders that much closer to a potentially chaotic...

MTA head cites wide gulf in LIRR contract talks
Pessimism grew about the prospects of a strike at the nation's largest commuter railroad this weekend after union negotiators said Monday that talks had collapsed amid a dispute over whether future Long ...

MTA Chairman Prendergast On LIRR Unions: They Haven?t Moved At All
Long Island Rail Road unions say talks with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority have collapsed with just six days left before a potential walkout of 5,400 workers.