Transit News

MTA Head Joseph Lhota Makes Statement

When it comes to financing the MTA, the agency is always at odds with our elected officials whether it be those in Albany or those in New York City. MTA Chairman Joseph Lhota currently is sending his anger towards NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio with this statement: We know the mayor has always been more […]


The W Will Live Again

The MTA announced that it is looking to bring back the W train line when the Q begins to run on 2nd Ave. In news that might be a bit nostalgic for transit buffs out there, the MTA announced that the will return to service when the begins to run on 2nd Ave. Here is […]


MTA Probing Report Leak

Last week the New York Post had a disturbing story about Chief Engineer Nicholas Jezina who was found by a MTA investigation to be running a mob style workplace at the Coney Island boiler room facility. Fast forward to this week where the MTA is investigating how the confidential report about Mr. Jezina leaked. Rich […]


MTA Official Wants Cheaper City Railroad Fares

Today’s meetings at MTA headquarters should be interesting when one of its board members, Allen P. Cappelli proposes his idea of reduced fares for city residents using either the Long Island Rail Road or Metro-North Railroad. Dan Rivoli of the New York Daily News has more: An MTA board member will press the transit agency […]


Former MTA Chairman E. Virgil Conway Dies

Some sad news to report as former MTA Chairman E. Virgil Conway has died at the age of 85. Here is more via press release: E. Virgil Conway, who served as both Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) chairman and as a member of the MTA Board, died Wednesday in Southampton, New York. He was 85. After […]