News Tagged With: n-y-mta
1-10 of 130

April 23, 2014

Deer tracking cameras help catch N.Y. subway copper thieves

Since the police began using the trophy cameras in September, nine incidents of trespassing in the subways have been caught on camera, and two people have been arrested as a result, according to the report.


April 23, 2014

N.Y. MTA testing solar-powered kiosks that provide real-time info

Powered 100% by sunlight, the kiosks draw no power from the electrical grid and can remain active for 10 days without needing to be recharged by the sun.


April 16, 2014

MTA awards contracts for East Side Access Manhattan tunnels, caverns

Contractors will line more than 10,000 linear feet of newly excavated tunnels with permanent structural concrete walls, and install complex communications systems in Grand Central Terminal’s future Long Island Rail Road concourse.


February 4, 2014

New York named 'best public transportation city'

Walk Score took data from 316 U.S. cities and thousands of neighborhoods and assigned a "Transit Score" to each. The scores consider frequency, type of route and distance between stops.


January 23, 2014

N.Y. parks subway cars underground to avoid frigid temps

Deep snow, frigid temperatures and icy buildup on the third rails are liable to trap trains inside the yards, rendering them useless when needed and also making it far more difficult to clear the yards of snow.


January 16, 2014

N.Y. to get musical bus stops

The Women’s Housing and Economic Development Corp. plans to install “listening stations” at stops on the MTA’s elevated subway line in the Bronx to honor the borough’s rich musical history.


January 2, 2014

NYC transit hubs flooded with lost items

Sometimes oddities like a pet bunny rabbit, a prosthetic leg, a car bumper and a tuba have turned up on the subway.


December 26, 2013

New York MTA names new director of security

Raymond Diaz will oversee security for the agency, including coordinating security efforts with the Department of Homeland Security, FBI, the National Guard, NYPD and State Police, as well as the MTA Police Department.


December 12, 2013

Photo exhibit gives N.Y. subway-goers cool views

Photographer Navid Baraty had his camera strapped to his wrist, as he leaned out windows, and on ledges, gaining a view that that gives a new perspective on our role as city dwellers, navigating traffic and getting around the city.


November 25, 2013

N.Y MTA subway project reaches major milestone

All blasting operations for Phase 1 of the Second Avenue Subway Project are complete and heavy construction to excavate and create the 96th St station reached substantial completion.


E-NEWSLETTER

Receive the latest Metro E-Newsletters in your inbox!

Join the Metro E-Newsletters and receive the latest news in your e-mail inbox once a week. SIGN UP NOW!

View the latest eNews
Express Tuesday | Express Thursday | University Transit

White Papers

Mass Transit Capital Planning An overview of the world-class best practices for assessing, prioritizing, and funding capital projects to optimize resources and align with the organization’s most critical immediate and long-term goals.

The Benefits of Door-to-Door Service in ADA Complementary Paratransit Many U.S. transit agencies continue to struggle with the quality of ADA service, the costs, and the difficulties encountered in contracting the service, which is the method of choice for a significant majority of agencies. One of the most basic policy decisions an agency must make involves whether to provide door-to-door, or only curb-to-curb service.

Mass transit mobile Wi-Fi & the public sector case study How Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority successfully implemented Wi-Fi on its light rail and bus lines

More white papers


STORE
METRO Magazine - February/March 2013

METRO Magazine
Here are the Highlight:
  • Federal Policy Will Depend on Available Revemues
  • Proterra to Power S.C. Town with All-Electric Fleet
  • Passengers Seek More Ways to Pay Fares
    And much more…
  • DIGITAL EDITION

    The full contents of Metro Magazine on your computer! The digital edition is an exact replica of the print magazine with enhanced search, multimedia and hyperlink features. View the current issue