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.
MTA Chairman Pat Foye announced a pilot program to use ultraviolet lamps to clean trains, buses, and possibly even stations.
MTA Chairman Patrick Foye said although the agency is facing a massive financial crisis amid the pandemic, he does not support a fare hike.
More than 4,000 long-haul trains, commuter trains, subways, buses, ferries, and other transit vehicles sounded their horns at 3 p.m. Thursday, April 16, to pay tribute to the employees who are keeping the region moving during the coronavirus pandemic.
Ridership on New York's subways, buses, and commuter railroads has plummeted more than 80% since authorities took drastic steps to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus amid a global pandemic. And now the MTA has announced that it will begin reducing service on Wednesday in response to that drop.
The MTA revealed that 23 employees across New York City Transit and the Long Island Rail Road have reportedly tested positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus as of March 18.
The New York area's subways, buses, and commuter railroads have experienced a sharp drop in ridership during the coronavirus pandemic.
Elected officials are calling on the MTA to abandon the plan for an increase on LIRR fares.
Restaurateur, author and model Barbara Elaine Smith, best known as B. Smith, has died at her home on Long Island as a result of early-onset Alzheimer ’s disease, her husband and daughter announced on Facebook on Sunday.
Uber is making it easier for LIRR commuters to get a ride to the train station and catch their train on time.
The MTA has launched an aggressive campaign to combat hate on mass transit.
The project to add a third track on the LIRR from Floral Park to Hicksville is ahead of schedule.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has unveiled an ambitious plan that would expand Penn Station with at least eight new train tracks. An estimated 200 million people come through Penn Station every year.
Suffolk County police say they shot and killed an armed man outside the Brentwood Long Island Rail Road station.
18 of 21 MTA board members voted Wednesday in favor of hiring 500 additional MTA Police officers to patrol subways and Long Island Railroad and Metro-North platforms in the coming year.
New York's subways, buses, and railroads are in dire need to an upgrade. The MTA is plannin to spend $51.5 billion over five years on its capital plan.