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March 21, 2014

N.Y. MTA advances real-time bus info

In the three months since the release of official apps for railroad customers, LIRR Train Time and Metro-North Train Time, approximately 120,000 people have downloaded the apps for iPhone and Android.


March 17, 2014

N.Y. MTA adds 10 high-def ad screens

In addition to increasing advertising revenue, the digital screens also have the ability to provide important information to customers. The screens will serve as a platform if there is ever a need to broadcast an emergency notification to customers.


February 26, 2014

Musician aims to make fare collection 'beep' sound more pleasant

James Murphy, frontman of the now-defunct LCD Soundsystem, has launched Subway Symphony, a proposed project intended to replace the “unpleasant beep” heard when riders swipe their MetroCard with a more soothing sound.


January 31, 2014

N.Y. MTA unveils new subway art cards

Three new art cards will adorn the panels in subway cars throughout the MTA system. The art cards are seen close-up, by millions of riders throughout the year.


January 9, 2014

N.Y. MTA completes testing of BYD all-electric bus

The testing was carried out on different routes throughout Manhattan, covering a total distance during the trial of 1,481 miles. The BYD all-electric bus “performed excellent” covering more than 140 miles per full charge in heavy traffic, according to company officials.


December 26, 2013

Man who stole N.Y. bus paroled

Darius McCollum has become a celebrity for escapades that began at age 15, when he piloted an E train six stops from 34th Street to the World Trade Center without any passengers noticing.


December 19, 2013

N.Y. MTA adds first official apps

Known as Metro-North Train Time and LIRR Train Time, the new apps are available now for Android and iPhone and are free to download.


November 13, 2013

N.Y. MTA satisfaction ratings remain stable

Views the results as a very favorable outcome because they came in the wake of billions of dollars of infrastructure damage and large service disruptions caused by Superstorm Sandy, followed several months later by a fare and toll increase.


October 18, 2013

N.Y. MTA launches 'pop up' stores pilot in subway

The initiative allows small entrepreneurs, online businesses and established corporations to rent space in generally “as-is” condition to provide high visibility exposure for products or services.


October 2, 2013

MTA approves credit for New Haven Line riders

The railroad also announced that service on the line will be increased to about 65% of normal on Wednesday.


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