MTA facing historic budget crisis

With ridership way down due to the pandemic, the MTA is facing an epic budget crisis and is threatening massive service cuts to make up the difference.

Subway, bus riders face $50 fine for refusing to wear a mask

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he worries about an influx of car traffic into New York City and said he hopes the penalty will help encourage New Yorkers to return to public transit by lowering the possibility of getting infected while using transit.

Subway cleaner falls, dies crossing train tracks

The 40-year-old man was trying to cross the tracks at the East 239th Street train yard in the Wakefield section at about 5 a.m. when he fell, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.