With the MTA's OMNY payment system for subways and buses about to complete its takeover next year, making the MetroCard a thing of the past, the technical upgrade in our lives to a real-time system tracking our every commuting move has some civil rights and privacy groups sounding the alarm that our freedom is at risk.
You could pay from $9 to $23 to enter the heart of Manhattan in your car under the much-delated New York City congestion pricing plan, which has generated so much controversy that the MTA extended the public comment period though Sept. 23.
New York is dropping its little-enforced mask requirement on subways, commuter trains, and buses. Masks will be "encouraged" but not required when riding the transit system.
Taxi, bus and for-hire drivers on Long Island are pushing to be exempt from Manhattan's congestion tolls. They say they've already taken a hit from higher gas prices.
Over one million commuters come in and out of the city each day for work, with more than half considered "super-commuters," or people who spend 90 minutes or more each day traveling to work.
A train hit the victim inside a Queens subway station. Police sources told FOX 5 NY the teen was trying to climb on top of a subway car when he fell off.
The MTA is calling on the Bronx District Attorney to request a judge-issued order banning the man who allegedly assaulted an MTA subway cleaner from the transit system for three years, the maximum penalty available under the law.
The suspect, Alexander Wright, was caught on camera sucker-punching an Asian woman in Chinatown in the summer of 2021.
The Long Island Rail Road is running behind schedule when it comes to getting back all the riders it lost during the COVID-19 pandemic.
New Jersey continues to push back against the forthcoming Manhattan congestion pricing toll. Some New Jersey lawmakers are proposing legislation that would give incentives to businesses that reduce the commute time for employees from New Jersey.
One person is in critical condition and 12 others with lesser injuries after an accident involving an MTA bus in the Bronx.
The MTA plans to add phone service and Wi-Fi to its 418 miles of subway tunnels.
The MTA is moving forward with the highly controversial Manhattan congestion pricing program.
Connecticut is boosting service along two Metro-North rail lines as ridership on the commuter railroad moves closer to pre-pandemic levels.
MTA Chairman Janno Lieber says the process to implement so-called congestion pricing for vehicles entering Manhattan is moving forward after a delay.
State troopers and police officers arrested eight people and seized more than a dozen cars with fraudulent license plates near the Throgs Neck Bridge in the Bronx.
Just 131 of the 493 stations operated by the MTA are currently fully accessible to customers. The deal aims to make another 81 stations accessible by 2025, 85 more by 2035, and another 90 by 2055.
At least eight people were spotted riding atop a subway as it crossed the Williamsburg Bridge into Brooklyn.
An MTA bus driver was hospitalized in stable condition after an altercation with a man who forced open the rear door and attacked him.
A shorter commute for LIRR riders is anticipated by the end of the year. Gov. Kathy Hochul said Tuesday that the Grand Central Madison terminal and the East Side Access project were nearing completion.