The Transport Workers Union Local 100 has announced that Oliver Cyrus, a 61-year-old MTA bus driver operating out of the Manhattanville Depot passed away on Thursday due to coronavirus.
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.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio called the claims "wrong" and "off base" during a news conference discussing the decision to declare a state of emergency in the city.
State and local officials are not ruling out the possibility of a shutdown of the mass transit system in New York City.
This might be the first time 'spick and span' has ever been used to describe the New York City subway system, but that's the MTA's plan of action amid growing concerns over the novel coronavirus.
A bus driver has been suspended and is under investigation after a video shows him apparently spitting on a woman.
Elected officials are calling on the MTA to abandon the plan for an increase on LIRR fares.
Sarah Feinberg, a former Obama aide and federal administrator, will serve as the interim president of New York City Transit.
The office of the nonprofit Bowery Residents Committee has been temporarily closed after an audit by the State Comptroller found that the BRC was not doing the outreach it was hired to do.
Video shows a man attacking the driver of an MTA bus in Brooklyn.
Cops are trying to catch whoever vandalizes subway property. The NYPD released a video of a woman smashing new OMNY screens in Harlem.
Demonstrators are calling for the MTA to make all public transit free and are also protesting what they call over-policing on the subways.
Riding the subway can be challenging for disabled riders, but the MTA’s first-ever accessible station lab in downtown Brooklyn hopes to make the system much easier to navigate, especially for visually impaired passengers like Bryan Velazquez.
The MTA is testing out a new pilot program that aims to make using the subway much easier for visually impaired passengers.
Congestion pricing tolls are coming to Manhattan. But so many questions still remain unanswered about just how it will be implemented.
The MTA has launched an aggressive campaign to combat hate on mass transit.
The MTA is launching an aggressive campaign to fight hate crimes on mass transit.
The man who earned the unlikely nickname “Train Daddy” as chief of New York City’s beleaguered transit agency announced Thursday that he was taking himself out of service, resigning after two years of trying to improve the Big Apple’s often frustrating subway and bus systems.