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MTA welcomes wheelchair securement system to one of its Ford E-450 vans

Oct. 11, 2023
The new wheelchair securement system currently being tested includes improved visual design and prominent yellow markers, allowing drivers to quickly and safely strap in wheelchairs...

MTA outlines plan to rebuild, improve and expand its system over 20 years

“The Future Rides With Us,” MTA’s 20-Year Needs Assessment, takes a look into the system’s infrastructure needs and reveals both challenges and opportunities for the future of...
Safety & Security

MTA unveils ‘Courtesy Counts’ campaign

The campaign is a multi-agency campaign that consists of 34 illustrations that remind customers to follow the MTA’s Code of Conduct and treat fellow riders and public spaces with...
Safety & Security

MTA unveils new prototypes to enhance bus operator safety

Sept. 19, 2023
The new protype extends the physical barrier to the interior roof of the bus and includes additional larger glass on the operator’s compartment door and a fixed glass in front...
Safety & Security

Multiple MTA subway lines temporarily affected Sept. 13 due to vandalism

Sept. 18, 2023
MTA personnel identified 97 broken windows on 45 trains during the approximately 29-hour period that ended around 6 a.m. Sept. 13.
Fare Collection

MTA to begin fare free bus pilot on five routes in September

July 18, 2023
Routes for the six to 12-month pilot were selected based on a variety of factors, including ridership, fare evasion, service adequacy, equity for low-income and economically disadvantag...
Safety & Security

MTA activates ABLE cameras on Q58 bus route in Queens

With the activation on the Q58, MTA will have 555 buses equipped with ABLE cameras on 19 routes across Brooklyn, Manhattan, the Bronx, Staten Island and Queens.
Shelters, Stations, Fixtures, Parking & Lighting

MTA upgrading 14 stations as part of Re-NEW-Vation Program

June 30, 2023
NYC Transit has already enhanced 37 stations to date and plans to complete 50 “re-NEW-vations” by the end of 2023.
Shelters, Stations, Fixtures, Parking & Lighting

MTA to reopen 36 bathrooms at 18 subway stations July 3

June 27, 2023
NYC Transit began reopening public bathrooms following COVID-19 safety related closures on Jan. 9 at nine stations and has carried out a phased approach to reopening bathrooms...
Safety & Security

MTA activates ABLE cameras on Bx36 bus route

June 21, 2023
ABLE cameras aim to deter motorists from blocking bus lanes, to improve bus service and reduce crashes.

Articles & News

Marc A. Hermann / MTA
MTA electric buses on display as part of an event outlining plans to redevelop the Jamaica Bus Depot in Queens to fully support an all zero-emissions fleet of up to 60 electric buses.
Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

Why Zero-Emissions Fleet Transformation Starts at the Top

April 18, 2023
While most agencies are beginning their zero-emissions fleet transformation bottom up, a successful transition begins at the top with organizational commitment, structure and ...
Sapna Shah, P.E., Superintendent, MTA New York City Transit
40 Under 40

2022 40 Under 40: Sapna Shah, P.E.

Aug. 23, 2022
Sapna Shah, P.E., Superintendent, MTA New York City Transit
Metropolitan Transportation Authority / Patrick Cashin.
An MTA worker demonstrates how retractable stairwell covers are deployed in this October 2017 image. The covers are one of several flood mitigation devices MTA purchased and installed following Superstorm Sandy in 2012.
Safety & Security

Is NYC Transit prepped for the strain of a hurricane? MTA OIG thinks more is needed

July 21, 2022
The oversight entity credits NYC Transit with making ‘significant progress’ since Hurricane Sandy, but says more work is required to protect against flooding from future storms...
New York City Police Department
NYPD patrol took Frank James into custody on April 13, less than 30 hours after he is suspected of opening fire inside a NYC N train.
Safety & Security

NYC Mayor Adams: ‘We got him’

April 13, 2022
The suspect in the April 12 shooting on board an NYCT N train in Sunset Park has been apprehended.
Marc A. Hermann / MTA
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul and MTA Chairman and CEO Janno Lieber took the subway to Maimonides Medical Center to visit victims of the April 12 shooting on the N train.
Safety & Security

New York subway shooting: 23 injured including 10 who were shot, no life-threatening injuries reported

April 12, 2022
The suspect, Frank James, of the April 12 attack that occurred on the N Train just before the 36th St. Station has been taken into custody.
Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Richard Davey will assume the role of New York City Transit president on May 2.

Richard Davey named president of New York City Transit

March 24, 2022
Davey, a former Massachusetts Secretary of Transportation, will start May 2.
Erik Jensen
Erik Jensen, Staff Analyst and Acting Manager of Reporting Analytics, NYCT
40 Under 40

2021 40 Under 40: Erik Jensen

Nov. 23, 2021
Erik Jensen, Staff Analyst and Acting Manager of Reporting Analytics, New York City Transit (NYCT)
Marc A. Hermann/Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Craig Cipriano has been named interim president of New York City Transit, effective July 31.

New York City Transit sees Cipriano, Crichlow promoted

Aug. 2, 2021
Craig Cipriano will serve as interim NYCT president and Crichlow becomes senior vice president for subways.
To celebrate the return of subway service, MTA leadership and frontline workers rang the New York Stock Exchange opening bell on May 17.

UPDATED: MTA returns to 24-hour service with largest officer presence in the past quarter century

May 18, 2021
The transit system has roared back to life with new service, a new marketing campaign, increasing ridership levels and enhanced security with the support of NYPD.
Fare Collection Equipment

New York MTA completes systemwide OMNY rollout

Jan. 4, 2021
The MetroCard will be phased out entirely by 2023.

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OP-ED: Fifty years later, new subway cars will come to Staten Island thanks to FTA funding

Nov. 3, 2023
Let us give thanks to Washington via the FTA for providing critical funding to the MTA that paid for the latest new subway cars purchased on behalf of NYC Transit.
Larry Penner.

OP-ED: What's missing from MTA's 2025 - 2044 Twenty Year Capital Plan

Oct. 13, 2023
Some key information is missing from the MTA's 2025 - 2044 Twenty Year Capital Needs Assessment Plan.
Larry Penner

OP-ED: Does NYC Transit have sufficient spare and reserve subway cars?

Sept. 22, 2023
The recent incident of 97 NYC Transit subway car windows smashed across 45 different trains on the B, D, F, N, Q and W lines resulting in their removal from service raises more...
Larry Penner
Shelters, Stations, Fixtures, Parking & Lighting

OP-ED: The Missing Hudson Yards NYC Transit #7 intermediate hells kitchen subway station eight years later

Sept. 15, 2023
September 2023 marked the eighth anniversary for MTA NYC Transit starting service on the #7 Main Street Flushing Queens subway line to the new 34th St. 11th Ave. Hudson Yards ...
Larry Penner
Fare Collection

OP-ED: MTA OMNY fare collection ongoing delays

Aug. 25, 2023
Commuters and taxpayers may never know the true final cost for OMNY for several more years after the system is in full use agency wide.
Larry Penner

OP-ED: Happy 33rd anniversary for the ADA

July 28, 2023
The ADA was signed into law by former President George H.W. Bush on July 26, 1990; the FTA has done an excellent job during this period when it comes to improving public transit...
Larry Penner

OP-ED: NYC Transit Museum 30th Annual Bus Festival

June 30, 2023
This year marks the 54th Anniversary of NYC Transit bus drivers no longer having to use a coin collector to make change for riders.
Larry Penner

OP-ED: MTA union contracts may be expensive in 2023

May 26, 2023
Contract negotiations between the MTA and NYC TWU 100 have officially begun.
Wendy Penner
The old underground Woodhaven Long Island Rail Road station
Shelters, Stations, Fixtures, Parking & Lighting

OP-ED: Time To reopen LIRR Atlantic Branch Woodhaven Station

May 19, 2023
It would require a minimum amount of work to restore the LIRR Atlantic Branch Woodhaven Station