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In January 2016, Empire State Development, the New York MTA, Long Island Rail Road and Amtrak issued an RFP soliciting proposals for the comprehensive redevelopment of the historic midtown Farley…
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority's (MTA) fifth and longest-serving chairman, Robert R. Kiley, died Tuesday at the age of 80.
Jobs to Move America updates the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA)’s upcoming purchase of 940 subway cars with this number: up to 33,165 U.S. jobs could be supported.
The state of New York is implementing aggressive initiatives to fight the Zika virus and partnering with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) to combat the virus in the subway system.
Off the drawing board, and onto the map: New York City's Second Avenue Subway.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Board on Jan. 27, 2016 approved the final major contract for the East Side Access project, which will build and finish four platforms and eight…
The Federal Railroad Administration sent its Status of Positive Train Control Implementation report to Congress showing that after seven years and significant assistance from FRA, most railroads will miss the…
New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) seeks federal funds to add infrastructure and increase capacity on its Canarsie "L" line linking Brooklyn and Manhattan, currently handling huge increases in passenger…
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.), joined by Staten Island Borough President James Oddo, is urging the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey (PA) to fund a proposed West…
New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has been told to go back to its proposed $32 billion five-year capital program and, in essence, perform a do-over.
Signaling a commitment to continued subway expansion, Metropolitan Transportation Authority CEO and Chairman Thomas Prendergast has requested funding for Phase 2 of New York City Transit's Second Avenue Subway, long…
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday, July 17, 2014, that an anticipated strike by Long Island Rail Road workers, due to begin Sunday, July 20, has been averted.
New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is signaling its willingness to endure a strike by Long Island Rail Road employees, following a non-binding Presidential Emergency Board (PEB) decision seemingly favoring…
New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has officially launched a "next-generation energy storage system," designed to allow the agency to function in the event of power disruptions from various sources.
More Americans relied on public transit (bus and rail) in 2013 than in any year since 1956, the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) said Monday, March 10, 2014.
Long Island Rail Road riders may have to brace for a strike as early as next month, following a unanimous vote Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, by the LIRR's largest union…
After years of sucking up tons of track debris from the underground portions of the subway system, one of MTA New York City Transit’s (NYCT) two vacuum trains is receiving…
New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) says customers using  Metro-North Railroad and Long Island Rail Road services can now turn to official apps for real-time train information.
The New York State Court of Appeals turned down an appeal Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013 to overturn a payroll tax that helps fund the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority Board of Directors has appointed Nuria I. Fernandez general manager, following what it says was a nationwide search and 10-month recruitment process. She will…
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