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MTA Sees 80 Percent Increase In Subway Trains Delayed By Unruly Passengers
CBS Local
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) ? It seems problem passengers are to blame for many delays on the New York City subway system. In January, 2,300 trains were delayed due to unruly passengers starting fights, pulling the emergency brake and holding the ...
The Newest Culprit for Slow Subways: The People Forced to Ride ThemNew York Magazine
MTA: Train Delays Caused by Passengers Up 80 PercentAllMediaNY
Your subway's late because of a surge in unruly passengersNew York Post
Ridgewood Times Newsweekly -Gothamist -New York Business Journal
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New York Daily News

MTA sells $56M lot to developer eyeing Queens highrise
New York Daily News
The MTA is cashing in on a $56 million real estate deal that will allow a developer to build what could become Queens' tallest highrise ? and help mend the city's aging subway system. Metropolitan Transportation Authority board members voted Wednesday ...
Kevin Maloney buys $56M air rights from MTA for LIC towerThe Real Deal Magazine (blog)
MTA to Sell Air Rights to Developer Planning to Build Queens' Tallest TowerDNAinfo
MTA vote could be a key to LIC tower bidQueens Chronicle
New York Business Journal -Curbed NY -New York Post
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Should MTA require affordable housing in land deals?
The Journal News |
The MTA has gone into the business of signing agreements to sell or turn over agency land to real estate developers, but the Westchester Workforce Housing Coalition said that, as a public-benefit corporation, the MTA should require as a condition of ...

Capital New York

Report: MTA budget problems may be bigger than expected
Capital New York
Pleading poverty, the M.T.A. has for months now pointed to a $15 billion hole in its $32 billion proposal to fix the region's mass transit system over the next five years. The state's pre-eminent budget watchdog group thinks the Metropolitan ...
Group Wants Drivers to Foot MTA Budget Gap BillNY1
MTA eyes new ways to fill $15B capital budget holeNewsday
New York MTA Capital Plan May Face $19 Billion Gap, Report SaysBloomberg

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MTA Express Bus Seriously Injures Midtown Pedestrian
A woman was hospitalized in serious condition after she was run over by a bus driver in Midtown yesterday. According to the FDNY, the woman was walking in the crosswalk at 3rd Avenue and East 57th Street around 5:25 p.m. when she was struck by the ...

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Blaming harsh winter, MTA says it is reviewing poor service
Responding to public outcry over deteriorating subway service, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority said Monday it is launching an internal review to examine how to cut down on delays. The unusually ...

MTA announces new bus service called 'Ride to Groceries'
Starting April 3, a bus that will be marked Shopper will run between the Kroger in northeast Flint to the Walmart in Burton.

More Than 100 NYC Subway Stations Now Online
At this point, some 47 million monthly MTA riders traveling in Manhattan and Queens connect to the subway station network.

MTA?s Legal Money Drain
To The Editor: To re-phrase an old adage, whatever goes up must rise even higher. The MTA?s new fare and toll hikes are a perfect example. We keep paying more and getting less. But how much of our money funds litigation instead of transportation? The MTA has a large legal staff but outsources much of [?]

Commuters Face Higher Prices After MTA Fare Hikes On Subways, Buses, Rails & Tolls
Fare increases kicked in Sunday as part of a series of increases in recent years built into the cash-strapped MTA's budget.

MTA admits service is ?not where it needs to be?
WILLIAMSBURG, Brooklyn (PIX11) ? At the monthly MTA New York City Transit committee meeting, agency leaders said service is ?not where it needs to be.? Transit President Carmen Bianco says the agency is developing short and long term plans to address record ridership, improvements and repairs. Delays and waiting times have increased and on Sunday, the latest fare and toll hikes kicked in ...

MTA agent wrestles knife from attacker during subway skirmish
An MTA employee saved a man from being stabbed to death on a subway platform Sunday morning, wrestling the knife out of the attacker?s hand as he began cutting the...

Ex-MTA chief is new head of Metrolink, has his work cut out for him
The Metrolink commuter rail system's board of directors on Friday hired Art Leahy, the former head of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, as the railroad's chief executive officer.

Former MTA chief expected to be named head of Metrolink commuter rail
The Metrolink commuter rail system's board of directors on Friday is expected to hire Art Leahy, the former head of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, as the railroad's chief executive officer.

MTA moves to fix Queens Midtown Tunnel
The MTA moved to award a $236.5 million contract to bring the Queens Midtown Tunnel back to its condition before Superstorm Sandy struck New York. The MTA's bridges and tunnels committee voted to have Judlau Contracting handle the repair work set to begin this summer.