April 25, 2013
Allows users to make and receive cell phone calls, send text messages, stream music and play online mobile games. It also enables security services such as E911 that allow dispatchers to know when a call is being placed from an underground platform and the forthcoming Help Point Intercom system.
April 23, 2013
Each trip on a train or bus prevents the emission of 10 pounds of greenhouse gases, on average, compared with making that trip by car.
April 18, 2013
Veteran construction worker Joe Barone was working on the subway construction site at 95th Street when some wooden planks gave way, plunging him into the frigid sludge, where he was trapped for hours.
April 3, 2013
The seven-foot steel wall is expected to keep out the sea along a two-mile stretch of the A subway line on its way to the Rockaway peninsula in Queens.
March 29, 2013
The majority of the funds will go to the transit agencies that incurred the greatest expenses while preparing for and recovering from Hurricane Sandy — N.Y. MTA, PATH, NJ Transit and NYC DOT.
March 19, 2013
The two-year, $66.5 million project breathed new life into the unique subway station that serves the 2 and 5 lines a link to two major Bronx attractions — the Bronx Zoo and the New York Botanical Gardens.
March 18, 2013
The agency is rolling out the GPS-based system across the remaining three boroughs after last year’s successful launch in Staten Island and the Bronx. Cubic will install the MTA’s Bus Hardware System on approximately 3,800 buses serving Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens.
March 15, 2013
Recognized in The Appy Awards, a nationwide app competition and an official event at SXSW. It won an award in the “Mapping/Navigation” category.
March 13, 2013
Police have stepped up their presence on late-night trains and more undercover officers have been conducting sting operations, particularly in the seven precincts with the highest numbers of subway felonies.
March 7, 2013
The Disaster Relief Appropriations Act authorized a total of $10.9 billion, which is now reduced by 5%, or $545 million, because of the mandatory budget cuts known as sequestration that took effect on March 1.
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