May 28, 2014
The $16.95 million project, fully funded by the Federal Transit Administration, was awarded to Forte Construction Corp. in November 2011.
January 23, 2014
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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.
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