New York City Transit

New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman and CEO Tom Prendergast, Railway Age’s2017 Railroader of the Year, retires today (Jan. 31) and passes the reins, at least temporarily, to New York…
The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority has awarded a $98 million contract to RailWorks Corp. subsidiary L.K. Comstock & Company Inc., to upgrade the MTA New York City Transit Kings…
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)…
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.
Acting New York City Transit Senior Vice President, Department of Subways Wynton Habersham has been appointed to the position permanently, marking the first African-American to lead the division. He is…
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…
The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority has awarded Siemens Industry Inc. and Thales Transport & Security two 67-month contracts worth a total of $205.8 million to install communications-based train control…
William J. Ronan, generally acknowledged as the architect of the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority, and who served as its first chairman, died on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014 at his…
This is about the Long Island Rail Road. It’s about a dispute over wages and benefits. It’s about politics that have a stereotypically anti-labor House Republican majority poised to line…
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