MTA To Provide Hybrid Bus Service To DHL All-Star Fan Fest

Earlier today, the MTA’s New York City Transit division announced their partnership with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and Major League Baseball (MLB) to provide hybrid-electric bus service to the DHL All-Star Fan Fest at the Javits Center. Here are all the details: MTA New York City Transit, working with the Natural Resources Defense […]

LIRR Earns Millions From Scrap Metal

Earlier today the MTA’s Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) division issued a press release highlighting the $3 million dollars earned from the sale of salvageable scrap metal. Here is the full release courtesy of the MTA: MTA Long Island Rail Road President Helena Williams reported today that the sale of scrap metal salvaged by the […]

Another Perk Bites The Dust

Three days ago I wrote about how Alison Gendar and Pete Donohue of the New York Daily News exposed how 60 MTA Bridge & Tunnel employees were given the use of MTA owned vehicles which also came with no expense for gas. Due to their report, MTA CEO/Executive Director Elliot Sander has called for an […]

MTA Statement On Capital Program Deferrals

The MTA has issued a statement on their capital program deferrals. The MTA has a limited allocation of capital funds, and it is required to keep its spending within this budget. A nationwide run-up in construction costs has dramatically increased the price of many critical MTA projects. To stay within the overall capital budget, the […]

Metro-North Introduces Hand Held Ticket Machines

Earlier today the Metro-North division of the MTA issued a press release highlighting the introduction of hand held ticket machines. The goal of the machines is to modernize & simply the process of on-board ticket purchasing. Here is the release courtesy of the MTA: After a successful pilot program last year, Metro-North Railroad is introducing […]