New York City Transit

Former New York MTA Chairman and CEO Tom Prendergast was honored as Railway Age’s 54th Railroader of the Year at a dinner of the Western Railway Club on March 14…
Interim MTA Executive Director Ronnie Hakim on Feb. 2 named Darryl C. Irick Acting President of MTA New York City Transit (NYCT).
The Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) and New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) on Feb. 2 announced the list of construction firms deemed qualified to bid on the LIRR…
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…
The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority and Transit Workers Union (TWU) Local 100 have reached a tentative five-year labor agreement to settle a two-year-old contract dispute affecting 34,000 MTA New…
New Jersey's Assembly Transportation, Public Works and Independent Authorities Committee on Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, offered the first substantive Garden State backing for a proposed No. 7 subway extension under…
Transit Wireless has awarded a contract to Radio Frequency Systems (RFS) to supply the architecture for Phase 2 of the extensive project to bring Wi-Fi to the New York City…
Holding to its projected reopening date, MTA New York City Transit resumed A train subway service on the elevated Rockaway Branch line in the namesake Queens, N.Y. neighborhood Thursday morning,…
MTA New York City Transit Thursday officially established 30 subway stations on Manhattan's West Side as accessible to Wi-Fi needs. MTA officials were joined by executives from four companies in…
MTA New York City Transit will reopen its Smith-Ninth Street subway stop in Brooklyn Friday morning, April 26, following almost two years of repair work and nearly one year past…
In a move largely anticipated by observers of the New York City metropolitan area’s public transportation system, New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has named veteran transit executive Thomas F.…
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