January 7, 2019, 5am PST
After the initial shock of Governor Andrew Cuomo's cancellation of the planned L Train closure subsided, analysis and commentary rolled in.
January 3, 2019, 11am PST
Surprise, shocking news from New York City, as Governor Andrew Cuomo steps in at the 11th hour to change course on the highly anticipated (and dreaded) L Train closure scheduled to begin later this year.
December 20, 2018, 5am PST
Brooklyn N and R trains can now move at faster top speeds, but only when there aren’t stopped trains ahead.
November 10, 2018, 5am PST
MTA Chair Joe Lhota has resigned after 16 months on the job, announcing his departure just days after New York Governor Andrew Cuomo won reelection.
August 19, 2018, 7am PDT
New York's transit system will cut cleaning positions, reduce overtime, and delay service expansions to save money in the coming years.
August 14, 2018, 8am PDT
The New York MTA is on a mission to mitigate bus bunching, the telltale sign of unreliable service.
July 10, 2018, 5am PDT
It's time for a fresh start, says a bus system redesign expert.
July 6, 2018, 11am PDT
It's not enough for buses to be equipped with lifts or unfolding ramps, bus drivers need to know how to operate the ramps and they need to work. Often they don't.
June 13, 2018, 11am PDT
The 2019 New York City budget includes $106 million to subsidize half the transit fare for qualified residents for six months. The city joins the ranks of Seattle, Toronto, and the Bay Area that offer income-based discounts for transit fares.
June 3, 2018, 5am PDT
Spend your free time dealing with the frustrations of your commute, but in video game form.
The Architect's Newspaper
May 3, 2018, 5am PDT
New York's Transit system has long lacked facilities to allow wheelchair users access to many of their stations.
Crain's New York Business
April 23, 2018, 1pm PDT
If you're a fan of improved bus service, we have some good news from New York City.
February 16, 2018, 5am PST
In this fake, satirical article, The Onion imagines that the MTA has finally had enough complaints about service failures and overcrowding on the New York subway. Vulgarities ensue.
February 7, 2018, 9am PST
A new report from the Regional Plan Association identifies the nature of the problem with the New York MTA's construction costs, and recommends 11 possible solutions.
January 26, 2018, 5am PST
Over 1,600 new subway cars may be ordered, a minimum of 200 with open gangways, by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. The first 500 will be purchased from the Japanese company, Kawasaki, to be assembled in Yonkers and Lincoln, Nebraska.
January 2, 2018, 10am PST
The New York Times devotes feature-length coverage to the soaring costs of subway construction in New York City, where the cost of construction has reached as high as seven times the average around the world.
December 5, 2017, 5am PST
In the continuing debate over congestion pricing in New York, Adele Peters asks if transit advocates are stopping short of what they should be asking for: free transit for all of New York.
December 1, 2017, 1pm PST
After years of ridership growth, New York subways have seen a decline in passengers. Some see service failures as a reason for the slip.
November 20, 2017, 1pm PST
Rebalancing bus stop in New York City and elsewhere improve speed and service for all riders.
September 22, 2017, 8am PDT
The New York Times has a potential damning report about shortcuts taken by the New York MTA, under the leadership of Governor Andrew Cuomo, to deliver the Second Avenue Subway on its scheduled opening date at the beginning of the year.