System Conditions

MTA Starts Seasonal Fight Against Leaves

The MTA has announced the beginning of their seasonal fight against leaves. Here is more via the press release I was sent: Autumn may be a time of natural beauty for our region, as green foliage gives way to hues of yellow, orange and red. But for the region’s railroads, colorful leaves signal a return […]


MTA Workers File Grievance

The job of a MTA employee especially those who work underground can be very tough & sometimes downright brutal & toxic. I personally know many such workers personally over the years who have complained to me about the conditions. So when I saw an exclusive report by Nicole Johnson of Pix11, it came as no […]


MTA Testing New Vacuum Systems

Photo courtesy of the MTA The MTA is continuing its never ending battle to keep subway tracks clean by testing out prototypes on new vacuum systems. Here is more about that bia the official press release I received from them: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced that it is testing two prototypes of powerful […]


System-Wide Underground Cell & Wifi Starts Today

The MTA is still behind the technology curve in a major way when it comes to providing for its customers. However the agency continues to try & catch up. Their latest attempt is by revealing system-wide celluar & wifi service in all of its underground subway stations. Here are some more details via a presser […]


MTA Launches Phase 2 Of Track Sweeping

Just a short time ago the MTA announced the launch of Phase 2 of Operation Track Sweep. Here are the details via the official press release: The MTA today announced that it has begun Phase 2 of Operation Track Sweep, its multi-pronged plan to dramatically reduce the amount of trash on subway tracks, and in […]