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NYC Subways Ready for Massive $37 Billion Overhaul

New York City’s delay-ridden subway system would undergo a massive overhaul in a fraction of the time originally estimated for it, with new signaling and new subway cars along with…

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MTA Worker Dies in Fall; Rush-Hour Delays Ensue

A New York City transit worker has died in a fall in Manhattan. WABC says the Metropolitan Transportation Authority worker fell 20 feet and hit his head while doing debris…

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Lawmakers Grill MTA Chief During Budget Hearing

Millions of dollars being spent to fix New York City’s beleaguered public transit system are beginning to pay off, with subway service “starting to show better results,” the head of…

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MTA Ending Term ‘Ladies and Gentlemen’

Calling it a throwback to a more genteel era, New York City’s transit authority is ending the call to “ladies and gentlemen” when making announcements. An MTA memo says train…

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MTA Bans Alcohol Advertising on Subways and Buses

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is banning the advertising of alcohol beverages on all New York City buses, subway cars and stations. The MTA board voted Wednesday on the ban, which…

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Heated Words Erupt Over Metro-North Contract Issues

The head of Metro-North’s biggest union says he’ll ask members to authorize a strike to protest contractual disputes with the New York commuter railroad. According to The Journal News, James…

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New MTA Plan Will Have Standing-Room-Only Trains

The head of New York City’s transit agency on Tuesday unveiled an $836 million plan to stabilize the beleaguered subway system, and promised that riders would see progress within the…

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Lawmakers Approve Gov. Cuomo’s Pick for MTA Chairman

Joseph Lhota, who oversaw the New York City subway system during the recovery from Superstorm Sandy’s devastation, is returning to again lead the nation’s largest public transit agency. The state…

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