MTA requesting federal funding

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.

Mass transit still has problems after storm

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.

Pianists from Juilliard performing at Grand Central Terminal

MTA Metro-North welcomes back visitors and commuters to Grand Central Terminal with a grand performance. Pianists from The Juilliard School are performing on a Steinway & Sons piano, underneath the iconic constellation ceiling until 7 pm Tuesday.  

MTA to reduce subway, bus, railroad service

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. 

MTA votes to hire more cops

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.