August 2, 2019, 5am PDT
Satirical news website The Onion turns up the heat on New York politicians, this time flipping the tables of the fare evasion debate.
July 31, 2019, 6am PDT
Other cities already have transit systems that allow riders through fare gates with the tap of a card, or even a phone. Now the most expansive subway system in the United States is joining the club.
May 10, 2019, 7am PDT
Grafitti is making a comeback on the New York Subway.
April 30, 2019, 8am PDT
The long awaited repair work on the L Train between Brooklyn and Manhattan launched over the weekend.
April 6, 2019, 9am PDT
The real estate intervened, and a proposed pied-à-terre tax became a mansion tax.
April 2, 2019, 10am PDT
Finally, congestion pricing, as applied to city cordons, not highways, will be coming to the U.S., thanks to a budget deal approved by the New York State Legislature early Sunday morning. Tolls below 60th Street should begin by Jan. 1, 2021.
March 26, 2019, 5am PDT
The New York State Legislature is preparing to reverse over a decade of reluctance regarding congestion pricing, according to reports from Albany.
March 7, 2019, 10am PST
New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson had a busy week, releasing an ambitious plan to "break" the "car culture" of New York.
January 14, 2019, 6am PST
Dozens of subway cars manufactured by Bombadier for the New York subway have defects. Some 48 of 112 new cars have defects, and the rest of an order of 300 subways cars has yet to be filled.
December 20, 2018, 6am PST
December 12, 2018, 10am PST
A transit rider offers a powerful perspective on what it's like to use a wheelchair in New York City.
December 11, 2018, 10am PST
The federal government has signed off on the plan for Phase 2 of the Second Avenue Subway.
November 26, 2018, 5am PST
A New York transit advocate says the MTA is entering a "death spiral" of reduced service and higher fares that will lead to fewer riders and then additional reduced service and higher fares.
November 19, 2018, 6am PST
The MTA passes will be half priced, but advocates say riders still need other less costly transit options.
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.
November 9, 2018, 5am PST
The Save Safe Seconds program is testing the beleaguered subway system's signal timers.
November 8, 2018, 5am PST
Advocates say New York's plan traffic management plan could raise $1.5 billion while saving express bus commuters hours per week.
Streetsblog New York City
October 23, 2018, 8am PDT
The New York City Transit Authority has announced how it will compensate for the loss of the direct connection between Brooklyn and manhattan for 15 months starting in April.
Crain's New York Business
September 7, 2018, 2pm PDT
The Onion feels the pain of everyone who takes the train.
August 25, 2018, 5am PDT
The New York MTA is planning to shut down the L Train from Brooklyn to Manhattan in 2019, and renters in the area no longer find the area along the route as attractive.