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May 14, 2018

MTA Shelves Plan to Modernize Subway Stations Amid Criticism

MTA Shelves Plan to Modernize Subway Stations Amid Criticism

The MTA has postponed a plan to modernize subway stations, two transit sources told NBC 4 New York on Wednesday.

Apr 7, 2018

$800M For Repairs Will Help Subway 'Get up and Going': Cuomo

$800M For Repairs Will Help Subway 'Get up and Going': Cuomo

Funding included in the recently passed state budget will allow New York City subway cars to be repaired more quickly, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said while unveiling an effort aimed at improving service for a transit...

Mar 29, 2018

Transit Chief Says Subway Can Be Modernized in 10-15 Years

Transit Chief Says Subway Can Be Modernized in 10-15 Years

The new head of NYC Transit says it’s possible to overhaul the subway’s antiquated signal system in a fraction of the time – if straphangers are willing to sacrifice.

Mar 23, 2018

Subway Service Is Failing Late-Night Commuters: New Report

Subway Service Is Failing Late-Night Commuters: New Report

The quality of subway service plummets before and after the traditional 9-to-5 work hours, with far fewer trains running late at night and early in the morning, even as off-peak ridership soars, a report...

Dec 21, 2017

MTA Testing High-Tech Way to Shorten Commutes: Officials

MTA Testing High-Tech Way to Shorten Commutes: Officials

The MTA has quietly begun testing a high-tech way to shave years off its time-frame for fixing the subway system’s failing signals, transportation officials tell NBC 4 New York.

Nov 9, 2017

MTA May Need Another Fare Hike, State Official Warns

MTA May Need Another Fare Hike, State Official Warns

In a report released Thursday, State Comptroller Tom Dinapoli says the MTA desperately needs funding and that a feud between the city and state could leave commuters paying the price.

Oct 25, 2017

Which Subways Make You Wait Longest? You May Be Surprised

Which Subways Make You Wait Longest? You May Be Surprised

The city’s independent budget office is putting numbers to the amount of time subway riders are wasting waiting for trains, and it’s pretty eye-popping.

Sep 27, 2017

MTA Says Subway Service Improving, Riders Beg to Differ

MTA Says Subway Service Improving, Riders Beg to Differ

At a board meeting Wednesday, the head of the MTA said delays are down across the subway system. But within hours of the meeting, delays were reported on the 1, 7 and R lines because of signal problems,...

Sep 17, 2017

Service Restored After Power Failure Halts Subway Lines

Service Restored After Power Failure Halts Subway Lines

Subway service was restored Sunday hours after a power failure halted service on several lines between Manhattan and Brooklyn, officials said.

Sep 6, 2017

Disabled Amtrak Train, Switch Probs Snarl NJT, Subway Rides

Disabled Amtrak Train, Switch Probs Snarl NJT, Subway Rides

Switch problems briefly shut down service on the No. 5 subway line in the Bronx Wednesday, according to the MTA.

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