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Fancy New Subway Cars Join the New York Subway System
New York has been planning on adding these new subway cars for years, finally achieving their goal in March 2023. More than a thousand of the new R211 trains will be running in New York within two years if all goes according to plan.
Changes to Local Service in the Bronx Benefit Bus Speeds, Ridership
Another example of how improving bus service design can benefit transit riders and transit systems emerges in New York City. More such local system redesigns are on the way soon in the Big Apple.
All-Door Boarding Stuck in Neutral in New York City
MTA leadership has decided all-door boarding will lead to fare evasion and isn’t willing to adopt a program that was already well underway.
New York Subway Surpasses 1 Billion Riders for the First Time Since 2019
There’s still a long way to go for the nation’s busiest transit system to get back to pre-pandemic ridership levels, but New Yorkers crossed at least one symbolic threshold in 2022.
New York Post-Pandemic First: Big Transit Service Changes
More service on the weekends, less on Monday and Friday, reflects the patterns of post-pandemic transit ridership.
Can New York Legislators Make Buses Free While Improving Service?
A pair of state legislators hope to make buses free while improving service levels on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (MTA) bus system in New York City. The effort will require a new level of political will for transit.
New York MTA Seeks New Funding Sources
The agency plans to negotiate new options for operational funding as farebox and toll revenue lingers far below pre-pandemic levels.
The NYC Subway's Uneven Recovery
As subway riders return in fits and starts, some stations are experiencing a much faster recovery than others.
New York Subway Sets Pandemic Ridership Record
With school back in session and Broadway shows open to the public, subway ridership is surging in New York City, but still well below pre-pandemic levels.
Environmental Assessment for Manhattan Congestion Pricing Scheduled Until December 2022
An idea approved in 2019 which spent the last two years stuck in Trump and Covid limbo, will only now begin a slow march toward final approval.
How Cuomo's Resignation Affects Transit Projects
With the governor stepping down, the state's transit agencies have an opportunity to reevaluate controversial projects and shift their priorities.
Overnight Subway Service Returning in New York City
A big piece of the process of reopening New York City for business is scheduled for May 17, but numerous challenges remain in getting the city that never sleeps back on track.
New York Subway Ridership Sets Pandemic Record High
One of the most hopeful days for public transit in New York City in...well, a year.
MTA Misses Deadline for State-Mandated Cost Comparison to World Cities
With some of the highest per-mile costs in the world, the state wants more accountability for New York City's transit spending.
Will Cuomo Save Transit in New York?
Assuming that Congress isn't going to act, does New York Gov Cuomo have the political will to save the New York MTA from sweeping layoffs and service cuts?
The New New York Subway Map Works in Real Time
There's a new chapter, and maybe an end, for the "Great Subway Map Debate."
Report: New York MTA Facing 'Greatest Crisis' in its History
A new report on the finances of the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) makes a desperate plea for assistance from the federal government.
MTA Calls for 60 Miles of Bus Lanes and Busways in New York City
New York City Transit wants to make improved bus transit a feature of the post-pandemic recovery in New York City.
Friday Funny: Who's Neglecting Transit Payments Now?
Satirical news website The Onion turns up the heat on New York politicians, this time flipping the tables of the fare evasion debate.
Riders Can Finally Tap Into the New York Subway
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.
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