New Jersey Transit will be cutting service to try and speed up installation of critical safety technology, after not making much progress for several years.
New York City Transit President Andy Byford has begun to make key staff changes at the troubled agency charged with running the City’s subway, bus, and paratransit systems.
Riders on the 7 line may have to wait several more months before the line’s new signal system is fully enabled, according to an M.T.A. presentation on Monday.
On Monday morning, the M.T.A. introduced its “Bus Plan” to turnaround the City’s troubled bus system, with resounding applause from transit advocates and riders.
Phil Eng, the M.T.A.’s current COO, will become the new President of the LIRR following the resignation of Pat Nowakowski, as first reported by Newsday.
New signals for the aging subway system, despite a new push from the M.T.A.’s top leadership, may be still be lingering distantly in the future.
The City Council is gearing up for a full-court press on providing half-price MetroCards for low-income New Yorkers, known as “Fair Fares,” which is part of its just-released budget proposal for the next year.
Early Saturday morning, the New York State Assembly and Senate put the finishing touches on a far-reaching $168 billion budget–one with significant impacts for downstate transportation.
On Tuesday morning, an M.T.A. bus fatally collided with and killed a worker at the College Point depot in Flushing.