NYC subway lines suspended due to COVID staffing shortage

The B, W, and Z lines remained canceled Friday and were running on a Saturday schedule, according to the MTA. A day earlier, the agency canceled the lines due to staffing shortages related to the COVID surge hitting the city.

MTA and Amtrak reach deal to expand transit options

Amtrak and the MTA have struck a deal on two key rail projects in the New York region. Amtrak will upgrade rail lines north of Manhattan to allow Metro-North trains to access Penn Station. And the MTA will help rehab Amtrak-owned tunnels under the East River that were damaged by Superstorm Sandy.

New York, New Jersey, Connecticut agree on federal transit aid sharing

After months of negotiations, New York and its two neighboring states have finally agreed on how to divide up billions in federal COVID-19 relief money aimed at public transit. New York will receive about $10.8 billion, New Jersey will get about $2.6 billion and Connecticut will receive about $474 million.