New York City Transit

Hurricane Sandy, the worst storm of its type to hit the New York-New Jersey metropolitan area in generations, had a devastating impact upon the region’s passenger rail systems, the busiest…
New York City's subways, which boast a daily ridership of more than five million, may raise single fares 11% from $2.25 to $2.50 next year or seek an equal increase in revenue…
For decades, New York City Transit customers attempting to transfer to the uptown (northbound) No. 6 subway line at Bleecker Street Station (in Manhattan) from other lines had to surface,…
MTA New York City Transit announced Sept. 24 that it plans to install newly-developed Help Points—digital, instant communications devices—in 102 subway stations to give riders access to assistance and information…
Introduced to service 48 years ago, New York City Transit's original fleet of 600 Budd-built R-32 cars—dubbed the Brightliners for their gleaming stainless steel bodies—has dwindled to 232 scarred survivors working on the…
New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority Thursday said it would add or extend regional rail, subway, and bus services, most of which had been curtailed or discontinued due to earlier budget…
Aided by New York's first successful application of Communications Based Train Control (CBTC), New York City Transit's L Line will add service frequency June 9 in response to rapidly growing…
Bombardier Transportation announced Monday that it has signed its contract for 300 R179 subway cars with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) to be delivered to New York City Transit (NYCT).…
MTA New York City Transit announced Thursday that the No. 7 subway extension to Manhattan's West Side, now 65% complete, has just received its first set of rails.
MTA New York City Transit on May 1 took delivery of the first of 28 new diesel-electric locomotives it is acquiring from Wabtec subsidiary MotivePower, Inc.
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