MTA Board

MTA Board Approves Discounts

In what can be considered a Christmas miracle for riders, the MTA Board has approved fare discounts across its various agencies such as a 10% discount on LIRR monthly tickets. Here are more details courtesy of the press release the agency asked me to share with you: New¬†Fare Capping Pilot Feature of OMNY, Modeled on […]

MTA Board To Hold Emergency Meeting

Earlier today, the MTA announced that it will be holding an emergency board meeting this Tuesday to discuss matters related to the train reconstruction project. Here are more details via the press release they asked me to share: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced it will hold an emergency MTA Board meeting on Tuesday, […]

MTA Board Approves 17B Budget

Earlier today the MTA Board approved a 17 billion dollar budget along with vows to restructure the agency significantly in order to save money. Part of the budget approved called for fare & toll hikes in March although to what extent is not known. Vincent Barone of AMNY has more: Facing a billion-dollar budget gap […]

MTA Chairman/CEO Lhota Resigns

Fridays can sometimes be a slow news day but that was not the case in the transit world as he were hit with a bombshell. MTA CEO & Chairman Jospeh Lhota resigned from his posts effective immediately days after Gov. Andrew Cuomo won a third term. Sudden departures are nothing new for Lhota who stepped […]

MTA Board Approves Subway & Bus Initiatives

Earlier today the MTA Board approved new subway & bus initiatives for faster repairs. Here is more via the official press release I received: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board on Monday voted on measures to improve service for millions of New Yorkers who use subways and buses, including a contract to shorten the 2019 Canarsie […]