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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.


October 30, 2013

N.Y. MTA details efforts to harden, protect transit post Sandy

The MTA is designing solutions to fully prevent water incursion at the approximately 600 entry points in Lower Manhattan as well as vulnerable vent plants and openings in other flood-prone areas.


October 9, 2013

NYCT taps new sr. VP, dept. of subways

Joseph Leader, who has served as acting sr. VP since May, 2013, brings an enormous amount of experience, talent, and enthusiasm to a job that is one of the most demanding and challenging in the transportation industry.


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.


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.


August 21, 2013

Transit Wireless, Verizon finalize NYCT wireless agreement

Customers can expect to start receiving service in the 36 stations already online in mid-town Manhattan and Chelsea later this year.


July 15, 2013

N.Y. subway line review finds service opportunities

Studied all elements of how subway service operates on the line, including scheduling conflicts with other train lines that use the same tracks, how train personnel prepare their trains to enter service at terminals and where trains stop at stations.


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.


December 31, 2012

Web Extra: New York City’s transit system bears up under historic storm

For the men and women who run the MTA’s vast network of subways and buses, Superstorm Sandy was a trial, not by fire, but by wind and water.


September 27, 2012

New Flyer wins 80-bus NYCT order

In the last two years, New Flyer has delivered 385 low-floor 40-foot CNG buses and recently built 90 40-foot Xcelsior clean diesel buses — both fleets currently operating in New York. In July 2012, NYCT assigned a contract they held with Daimler Buses North America Inc. to New Flyer to build an additional 74 40-foot CNG buses.


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