New York MTA

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A sweeping new subway improvement plan is on the table in New York City. The "Fast Forward" plan will modernize the subway's signal system, improve wheelchair accessibility, and "restructure the inner workings of the department."
The New York Times
April 15, 2018, 11am PDT
The price tag for one of the country's largest active transportation projects now totals $11.1 billion.
NBC 4
March 14, 2018, 1pm PDT
An investigative report digs into the causes of delays on the New York subway and finds that the official company line might not square with reality.
The Village Voice
March 12, 2018, 6am PDT
Six winners in three categories—signaling, subway cars, and communications—have won the MTA's unique crowd-sourcing exercise.
The Architect's Newspaper
March 1, 2018, 6am PST
It's great that the New York MTA is overhauling its fare system and doing away with the MetroCard, but there's so much more potential to realize.
AM New York
February 23, 2018, 11am PST
Bus transit has been hemorrhaging riders in New York City, and the MTA is readying a plan to address some of the problems.
AM New York
February 11, 2018, 9am PST
The New York subway might lead the nation in terms of reach and ridership, but it still lags behind other rail systems in the country on one critical point: access to people with special needs.
Crain's New York Business
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.
The New York Times
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.
The New York Times
January 22, 2018, 5am PST
Motorists and truckers would pay tolls to drive south of 60th Street in Manhattan while passengers in taxis and ride-hailing vehicles would pay a surcharge under a plan released Friday by the Fix NYC panel convened by Gov. Cuomo in October.
The New York Times
December 27, 2017, 9am PST
The headline on the New York Times when the "Genius Transit Challenges was announced: "M.T.A. Asks Transit Fans, ‘Who Wants to Be a Subway-Saving Millionaire?’" Now it looks like the winner will already be a millionaire.
The Architect's Newspaper
October 3, 2017, 10am PDT
Cold hard cash is becoming a relic of the past for navigating the nation's transportation system.
New York Post
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.
The New York Times
August 31, 2017, 9am PDT
Earlier this summer, the governor of New York promised an ambitious plan to fix the MTA subway system. Now, at the end of the promised timeline for that plan, critics are saying that the city is left with more of the same.
Politico New York
August 7, 2017, 9am PDT
Mayor Bill de Blasio is looking for new ways to fund transit improvements and access.
The New York Times
July 7, 2017, 6am PDT
Three "genius" citizen planners will be awarded $1 million in return for the best and brightest ideas for improving the New York subway.
The New York Times
June 9, 2017, 9am PDT
Public transit has always been a good place to catch up on some pleasure reading, but now the New York MTA and the New York Public Library have taken their synergy to new levels.
The Architect's Newspaper
June 2, 2017, 7am PDT
Staten Island is getting what appears to be the biggest trend in transit planning: a bus system makeover.
Staten Island Advance
June 1, 2017, 9am PDT
Long Island's two major transit services, MTA's LIRR trains and the NICE bus system, are less coordinated than they could be. This has a big impact on ease of movement for low-income residents.
StreetsBlog NYC
May 1, 2017, 1pm PDT
Two class action lawsuits take New York’s inaccessible metro system to task.
New York Times