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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 […]


MTA To Rebuild Aging Sections Along M Line

Earlier today, MTA NYC Transit announced plans to rebuild aging sections in Brooklyn & Queens along the . Here is more via the official press release I received: MTA New York City Transit is preparing to rebuild two crucial sections of the M line in Brooklyn and Queens in order to ensure that two decades-old […]


MTA Prepares For First Winter Storm

The MTA is in full preparation mode for the first winter storm of the 2015-2016 season. Here is more on their prep work: With a wintry blast that may dump as much as 12 inches of snow in parts of the metropolitan region, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is hard at work to ensure safe, reliable […]