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The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has awarded a $223.3 million contract to L.K. Comstock & Company Inc. to upgrade the New York City Transit Queens Boulevard Line (QBL)…
New Year’s Day, 2017: Nearly 88 years after the first bond issue was floated to finance construction of a subway under Second Avenue on New York City’s East Side, the…
Said the New York Times in 1957: “The Second Avenue Subway, envisioned long ago and promised in 1951, probably will never be built.” It took nearly 60 years, but on…
MTA New York City Transit’s long-anticipated Second Avenue Subway will make its inaugural run in time for New Year’s Eve, with revenue service launching at noon on Jan. 1, 2017.
MTA New York City Transit (NYCT) is seeking expressions of interest by Nov. 30 for the supply of dual-mode (diesel/thirdrail) locomotives for use on the subway network.
As an agency with extensive rapid transit (New York City Transit) and regional/commuter rail (Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North) networks, the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority is deeply involved…
The first of 300 Bombardier R179 cars ordered by the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority for the MTA  New York City Transit B Division subway was unloaded at 207th Street…
The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority unveiled on July 18th the design features of 1,025 “new and reimagined” subway cars—including enhancements to the exteriors and interiors of current-design cars, and…
The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority, North America’s single-largest public transportation agency, has pulled the plug on Transit Member status in APTA, the American Public Transportation Association.
Joe Leader, a 29-year veteran of MTA New York City Transit, resigned his post as Senior Vice President Subways on Nov. 18, 2015. Vice President and Chief Operating Officer-Service Delivery…
New Jersey Transit Executive Director Veronique “Ronnie” Hakim will be returning to the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority after only 18 months leading NJT. She will become President of MTA…
The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) board has approved its 2015-19 Capital Program, the MTA reported on Oct. 30, 2015.
The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority has awarded a $3.1 million contract to Battelle to perform an Independent Safety Assessment (ISA) and provide safety certification support for the design and…
The long-awaited, long-overdue extension of MTA New York City Transit’s extension of the No. 7 subway line to Manhattan’s far west side opened to the public on Sept. 13, 2015.…
New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Chairman and CEO Thomas Prendergast has named MTA Bridges and Tunnels President James Ferrara as interim president of MTA New York City Transit (NYCT)…
MTA New York City Transit President Carmen Bianco has announced his retirement, effective Aug. 1, 2015. In his time as president, Bianco “transformed the agency’s organizational culture to align management…
The U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has ruled that an MTA New York City Transit supervisor discriminated against an employee for exercising his safety rights…
Fairport, N.Y.-based RailComm said Friday, Feb. 18, 2015 the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey's AirTrain JFK now has more third rail heaters in place remotely controlled using…
Amid myriad ongoing rail project work in New York's five boroughs, four subway programs in Manhattan signify the ups and downs of adjusting and growing a century-old system for the…
Riders on New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority's (MTA) buses and subways will pay more beginning March 22, 2015, following an MTA Board of Directors decision on Thursday, Jan. 22, to…
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