July 17, 2014
Provides the 17% wage increase recommended by the Presidential Emergency Board, and includes the first-ever healthcare contributions from the 5,400 workers that make up the eight unions while protecting commuters and the MTA’s long-term financial stability.
July 15, 2014
Union negotiators said Monday that talks had collapsed amid a dispute over whether future employees should be required to contribute to their health insurance and pensions.
July 3, 2014
The scandal, first reported by the New York Daily News, involved someone using a smartphone to photograph the test on physical characteristics of the railroad and sharing it with the others.
July 2, 2014
The former First Lady and iconic New Yorker led the historic campaign to save Grand Central from destruction in the 1970s.
Police Commissioner William Bratton acknowledges he is targeting subway acrobats as part of his embrace that low-grade lawlessness can cultivate a greater sense of disorder and embolden more dangerous offenders.
June 26, 2014
A former FBI agent and president of security system company said it would cost tens of millions of dollars to install the right cameras in all 6,000 cars, but would be worthwhile.
May 20, 2014
The reforms address factors identified during several serious safety incidents over the last year, as well as issues identified by an in-depth FRA review of its operating practices that took place this past winter.
May 14, 2014
The announcement comes as MTR Corp. faces harsh scrutiny over delays and cost overruns involving a high-speed express rail project linking the former British colony with mainland China.
May 6, 2014
The rail that broke underneath a train in Queens Friday morning was manufactured in the U.S. in November and installed in March.
May 1, 2014
Riders will be able to use their phones as tickets on both Metro-North Railroad and Long Island Rail Road.
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