October 30, 2013
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.
September 3, 2013
The T3 Patroller, quieter than a car or motorcycle, can travel up to 25 miles on a single charge with a top speed of 20 mph.
June 5, 2013
President/CEO Joyce Rose told attendees of the APTA 2013 Rail Conference that with record-breaking ridership on the nation’s rail transit systems, there’s an increased risk of safety incidents involving drivers and pedestrians at rail crossings, along mixed-used rights of way and for pedestrians.
April 23, 2013
The man boarded the bus and then forced the driver and the two passengers off it at gunpoint before getting behind the wheel and heading east. He was found dead of a single gunshot wound.
July 16, 2012
New bill requires that drivers of buses and other vehicles equipped with flashing lights use them when picking up or dropping off developmentally disabled riders. Violators are subject to a fine of at least $100 for a first offense.
July 2, 2012
Currently, on-board surveillance cameras do not record the bus driver's compartment, which means some assaults may not be entirely caught on video.
June 14, 2012
COTA forbids drivers from texting or talking on cellphones while driving, even with hands-free devices.
April 27, 2012
The device, designed by Rice University students, incorporates high-powered ultraviolet lamps that sterilize the air and has proven effective at killing 99.8% of the pathogens that circulate through the air-filtering system.
April 24, 2012
The bus operator's only recent shift was Friday morning, when the operator was assigned to a bus on the 14th Street Line.
April 2, 2012
The first phase of the campaign includes an online portal for customers to report incidents to Metro Transit Police, along with improved data tracking of incidents.
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