Wearing a mask while riding subways, buses, and railroads is still required under state and federal rules. But the MTA says compliance has fallen a bit.
The MTA, LIRR and PATH restored most service but other mass transit agencies were still dealing with cancelations and disruptions.
The governor has nominated Sarah Feinberg as chair of the MTA board and Janno Lieber as CEO of the MTA. They will replace Patrick Foye, who has held both titles for just over two years.
By the end of next year, Penn Station won't be the only way for LIRR commuters to get in and out of the city.
In an effort to increase vaccinations across New York State, free tickets are being offered in exchange for getting vaccinated.
Firefighters continued to put out hotspots of a five-alarm fire at a garbage facility on Long Island that disrupted LIRR service for several hours.
The LIRR will start phase 1 of its project next month on the Oyster Bay line, where trains run on diesel.
A former LIRR employee faces an indictment for allegedly claiming he inspected a piece of track equipment that failed and caused a train derailment.
After backlash from riders and elected officials, the LIRR is reverting to its previous train schedule on March 29. But some say that isn't soon enough.
The Long Island Railroad's planned service cuts resulted in packed trains and in some cases, no room for social distancing.
Many services across the agency have reduced or suspended service as the storm moves away.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo and transit officials have cut the ribbon on a gleaming new train hub that will ease crowding at New York's Penn Station.
Federal regulators say the railroad industry has installed an automatic braking system on nearly 58,000 miles of track where it is required ahead of a yearend deadline.
New York's two commuter railroads have met a federally mandated deadline to install an emergency braking system.
Five MTA workers who were some of the agency's highest-paid employees in recent years are accused of racking up more than $1 million in overtime pay for hours they never worked.
New York's bus and subway service could be cut by 40% if Congress doesn't step in to approve a federal bailout.
The MTA is pleading for help from federal lawmakers to try and stay afloat as it is currently losing $200M a week due to decreased ridership.
The Long Island Rail Road announced Thursday that it has changed two vending machines at two locations inside of Penn Station to allow customers to buy personal protective equipment to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
Various public transit agencies in the New York City region were still trying to get service restored on Wednesday morning after Tropical Storm Isaias caused widespread damage.
Service on all commuter railroads in the area is suspended.