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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.


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.


September 16, 2013

New York City Transit testing all-electric BYD bus

The test will determine if this type of bus can meet the twin challenges of operating in the stop-and-go traffic of Manhattan while maintaining high levels of passenger comfort and operational performance.


May 15, 2013

Kawasaki celebrates 25 years of manufacturing in N.Y.

During the past quarter-century, the manufacturer has sustained hundreds of jobs, while producing more than 2,500 railcars at its plant, which sits in the heart of the Northeast Corridor. Kawasaki is currently working on the next generation of the 7 line subway cars that will be supplied to New York City Transit.


September 25, 2012

NYCT to install 'Help Points' on subway

Created specifically for the subway environment, the unit is designed to be an easily recognizable communications tool for customers who need to either report an emergency or ask for travel directions.


September 25, 2012

NYCT launching signal priority pilot

System will hold traffic signals green, allowing bus customers to shave time off of their commutes and improving bus on-time performance.


July 20, 2012

N.Y. MTA, LIRR enhance services

Adding and extending service on almost 40 bus, subway and commuter rail lines. The investments will be phased in over several months and will cost an additional $29 million per year to operate when fully implemented. They are paid for with increased revenue generated by additional ridership and savings from the agency’s efforts to contain costs.


June 4, 2012

Bombardier signs 300-car order for NYCT

The order is valued at approximately $599 million. Delivery of 10 pilot cars is scheduled to take place in the third quarter of 2014, followed by delivery of the remaining production series cars between mid-2015 and early 2017.


May 11, 2012

Transit worker assault spike prompts summit

In 2011, there were 94 physical assaults of New York City Transit bus drivers or subway workers, alongside 1,092 cases of harassment, according to MTA spokesman Charles Seaton.


September 22, 2011

Top 200 Transit Bus Fleets in photos

New York City Transit (NYCT) still holds the top spot with a total of 4,336 vehicles.


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