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December 10, 2013

Public transportation to fuel movement for Super Bowl

Approximately 70% of game attendees will need to arrive by mass transportation – via bus, train, and high occupancy vehicles.


December 9, 2013

FRA issues Emergency Order to Metro-North following crash

In response, the Metro-North signal crews have installed new protections at the Spuyten Duyvil curve, which will warn train engineers of the approaching speed reduction and automatically apply the train's emergency brakes if speed is not lowered to the 30 mph maximum in the curve.


September 18, 2013

NYC Transit names new president

Carmen Bianco is the seventh person to serve as president since the title was created in 1980. He has served as acting president since April and previously served as sr. VP, department of subways, overseeing the entire subway system since 2010.


March 14, 2013

NYC Transit expands interactive info kiosk pilot

The 'On the Go!' travel stations have been offering customers information about their entire trip, from planning with Trip Planner+, real-time service status, escalator and elevator status, and local neighborhood maps.


May 23, 2012

LIRR announces $211M in capital improvements

Some 40% of the LIRR's daily ridership passes along this critical stretch of track called the Main Line, a place where trains from five branches of the LIRR converge every day.


April 26, 2012

MTA's Lhota taps new counselor

In his new role, Stephen Morello will direct the communications, government relations, and community affairs divisions of the MTA and its agencies.


December 28, 2011

N.Y. subway riders stuck in train during blizzard sue MTA

Riders were trapped on the train for eight hours with no heat, food, water or bathroom facilities, according to court papers.


December 13, 2011

N.Y. MTA holds supplier conference

Representatives from Daimler Buses North America, Motor Coach Industries, New Flyer Industries, Nova Bus, Prevost and the MTA provided the attendees with information on the types of parts, supplies and services needed as part of the bus manufacturing process.


March 29, 2011

N.Y. MTA, NYC Police capture bank robbery suspect

The officers arrested the Dix Hills resident and turned him over to the Suffolk County Police Department. He's been charged in connection with the robberies that took place between Feb. 17 and March 24.


March 8, 2011

NYCT orders 90 Nova low-floor buses

Contract requires supplier to provide the Nova LFS buses in three different configurations, to assess the various transmission and cooling technologies available.


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