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NJ TRANSIT makes progress toward PTC implementation

The approval of a lease authorization by the board allows NJ TRANSIT to execute a lease agreement with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority for the last component of radio spectrum needed for its PTC system.

NYC Transit's maintenance program key for ensuring summer comfort

Temperatures in New York City have already reached the high 80s and that’s only a taste of what it will be like when the real summer weather hits. Fortunately for customers, the operation takes a year-round approach to HVAC maintenance and that means a cool ride for everyone.

NYCT's new head of subways works to move department forward

Wynton Habersham, a 33-year MTA New York City Transit veteran, has been tapped to take over the leaderhip of the Department of Subways during a period when ridership stands at record levels and system rebuilding and modernization projects are at the forefront of driving the agency into the 21st century.

Conductor stops teen from jumping in front of train

When he saw the girl crying on the opposite platform while speaking on her cell phone about wanting to kill herself, it prompted him to race to the other platform and call the rail control center so a dispatcher could alert railway motormen and summon the police.

FRA issues Emergency Order to Metro-North following crash

In response, the Metro-North signal crews have installed new protections at the Spuyten Duyvil curve, which will warn train engineers of the approaching speed reduction and automatically apply the train's emergency brakes if speed is not lowered to the 30 mph maximum in the curve.