Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Without revenue from riders, the MTA will go through the $14.5 billion it received in 2021 as part of the American Rescue Plan Act a year earlier than expected. (MTA)

Reports: NY MTA Seeks to Lower Fiscal Cliff

According to reports by Bloomberg and Streetsblog NYC published on July 25 and July 26, respectively, the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (MTA) mid-year finance update shows that a combination of changing

Amtrak and RIDOT will continue their partnership with SeaStreak to offer thruway connections at Providence Station and Newport.

Passenger Rail Briefs: Amtrak, NYMTA, Metrolinx, NCDOT

Amtrak and the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) continue their partnership with SeaStreak to offer connections at Providence Station and Newport. Also, 48 of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (MTA) train operators

Mueller was sworn in June 29 as the sixth MTA Chief of Police
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People News: NYMTA, OneRail Coalition, STV, HDR

The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has appointed a new MTA Chief of Police. Also, OneRail Coalition announced winners of Canby Awards, STV welcomed new key leaders throughout Texas, and HDR

On Oct. 31, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul, MTA Acting Chair and CEO Janno Lieber, LIRR President Phil Eng and other officials traveled through the East Side Access project’s newly activated tunnel (pictured) during a test train ride from Jamaica, N.Y., to Grand Central Terminal. (Marc A. Hermann / MTA)

First Look: East Side Access Test Ride

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul and Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) officials on Oct. 31 marked an East Side Access project milestone: test riding a Long Island Railroad train into Grand Central Terminal.

For New York MTA, a ‘Fiscal Tsunami’

The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority outlined a “worst-case” 2021 spending plan at its Nov. 18 Board meeting. Proposed are service reductions of 40% across subways and buses, and of 50% across Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) and Metro-North Railroad (MNR), with layoffs of nearly 9,400. Also on continued pause: MTA’s $51.5 billion capital plan. The moves could go forward in absence of $12 billion in federal aid, MTA said.