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MTA chief peers into the futureCrain's New York Business (blog)In the wake of the recent death of a rider shoved in the path of an oncoming train allegedly by a man reported to have a mental illness, Mr. Prendergast said the MTA is looking at four different technologies to alert system and oncoming-train operators ...
N.Y. MTA celebrates 50 years of service for Verrazano-Narrows Bridge
New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) officials celebrated the anniversary of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge today, 50 years to the day after it first opened, at a ceremony complete with a 50-gun salute and a fireboat water display with the bridge itself serving as a spectacular backdrop.
MTA Celebrates Verrazano Bridge at 50, Elected Officials Protest
The MTA is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Verrazano Bridge on Staten Island today as city officials from the borough and Brooklyn boycotted the ceremony in protest of a proposed toll hike. | Check out our special coverage of the anniversary
MTA pushes toward new York toll plaza
YORK, Maine ? The Maine Turnpike Authority is looking at several sites north of the current plaza for a new open-road toll plaza location, with the first expected to be presented to its board in early 2015.
Riders face $30M less in hikes; MTA faces $15B deficit
Riders will be hit with almost $30 million less in fare and toll hikes than the MTA had laid out earlier this year, even though the MTA faces a massive...
MTA chief peers into the future
The head of the region's mass-transit system offered a glimpse into its future Friday, outlining some solutions it is considering for subways, bridges and tunnels. Thomas Prendergast, the chairman... To view the full story, click the title link.
MTA releases fare hike options for ?15
Drivers and mass transit riders all will be digging a little deeper into their pockets come March, when the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is expected to enact one of two proposed fare-increase
MTA Board Members Warn Fare Hikes Barely Scratch Surface
As commuters brace for the next round of fare and toll increases, MTA Board members warn that more could be on the way.
Your MTA commute is about to get more expensive
The MTA is considering hiking subway and bus fares by an extra quarter next year, sources said. Riders could pay as much as $2.75 for a MetroCard ? up from...
Wave of subway tunnel closures slated for 2015
More subway tube closures are coming for Brooklyn riders next year ? with the MTA planning to shut down the A and C train?s tunnel for 40 weekends in 2015....
MTA Work to Alter B, Q, F Service in Brooklyn
Starting late Friday night, Brooklyn riders at some stations near the end of the B, Q and F lines will see their commutes altered, thanks to two weeks of work that will keep some lines from reaching their usual destinations.