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  • EXCLUSIVE: An inside look at MTA bus driver training
  • As part of a city-wide effort to reduce traffic-related deaths to zero, the MTA employs a rigorous safety training program.
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  • If you intended to take the subway this weekend, you may have to make alternate plans, as the MTA has announced service changes on 11 subway lines.
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  • The MTA and transit workers union have reached a new contract that gives subway and bus workers raises after five years.
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  • Attention subway riders, get ready for a lot of weekend repair work underground.
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  • Commuters on the Long Island Railroad who use ticket vending machines should check their accounts for unathorized withdrawals.
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  • Metro North stops paying medical bills of derailment survivors
  • Federal investigators say the engineer on a New York commuter train that derailed last year, killing four people, has a serious sleep disorder.
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  • Beginning this Sunday, April 6, bus customers in Manhattan and Queens will benefit from enhanced service on three routes.
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  • President Barack Obama on Thursday appointed a second Presidential Emergency Board to help resolve a labor dispute between the Long Island Rail Road and some of its employees.
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  • The Metropolitan Transportation Authority said Wednesday it plans to install video cameras and audio recorders on most Metro-North Railroad and Long Island Rail Road trains.
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  • metro north train
  • A Federal Railroad Administration review says the Metro-North commuter railroad has a "deficient safety culture."
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  • The Social Security numbers and other personal information of about 15,000 New York City transit workers has been found on a CD inside a refurbished computer sold by a retailer, according to a letter obtained by The Associated Press.
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  • metro north train
  • Metro-North Railroad's two top executives have told Connecticut legislators that the commuter rail line has installed new technology, slowed trains and made internal management changes to improve service.
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  • The MTA is creating a senior management post to oversee safety issues in the wake of derailments over the past year.
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  • metro north train
  • A conductor on the Metro-North Railroad has apologized to Connecticut commuters for an express train that failed to show up, delaying their trip into New York City.
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  • subway trash can removal
  • The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says its pilot program to reduce trash in the subway system is working and it will remove refuse cans at an additional 29 stations.
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  • mta super bowl metrocards
  • There are four of the special Metrocards, each with a unique front. On the back, they all say: "Together, the National Football League and the New York/NewJersey Super Bowl Host Committee are bringing the greatest game to the greatest region."
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  • There's word of a possible strike on the nation's busiest commuter railroad.
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  • The president of Metro-North railroad will retire at the end of January following a year of problems including a derailment that caused the first passenger deaths in its history.
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  • Some new apps may help Metro-North and Long Island Rail Road customers avoid an extra long wait for the train.
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  • pokey schleppie awards
  • If you are not in a rush, many New Yorkers say take the bus. If you need a nap, some might say try the M66 or M42.
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  • Fares and tolls could go up by 4 percent in 2015, and again in 2017, instead of the 7.5 percent that was originally planned.
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  • A new MTA survey shows customer satisfaction remains steady despite the disruptions caused by Superstorm Sandy.
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  • mta officer hit
  • MTA Bridges and Tunnels officer Thomas Choi was critically injured when he was struck by a car Sunday at the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.
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  • Pop-up clothing store opens in Union Square station
  • In one of New York's busiest subways, Union Square, the owners of Uniqlo Lifewear hope the MTA's idea of putting retail near the rails works.
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  • mta bus time
  • The MTA on Monday introduced real-time tracking to the borough via smartphones, the web or text message.
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  • An audit of the Metropolitan Transit Authority conducted by the New York comptroller has found the agency has $1.9 billion in "unanticipated funds."
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  • The MTA's inspector general has found high-paid workers clocking in for their jobs and then slacking off, even going entire days without doing any work at all.
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  • The MTA and AT&T on Tuesday announced the winners of the 2013 App Quest challenge, a global competition to develop new mobile tools that use real time MTA data to improve commutes for millions of subway, bus and rail riders.
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  • There's a new alternative coming for subway riders who miss having someone in a token booth to answer all their questions.
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  • mta subway tunnel repairs
  • The massive boardwalk fire on the Jersey shore was blamed on electrical wires corroded by flooding from Superstorm Sandy, and that same problem's going to be a headache for New York City subway riders.
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  • Michelle Charlesworth reports from Morningside Heights.
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  • Jeff Smith reports from Washington Heights
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  • Metropolitan Transit Authority officials said Wednesday MetroCard prices are expected to rise in 2015 and again in 2017.
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  • The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is investing millions of dollars to improve service on its subways, buses and commuter railroads.
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  • The authority that runs New York City's subway system is considering whether to raise money by selling naming rights to some of its stations.
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  • bus driver rally
  • Union leaders and MTA drivers rallied outside the MTA's Brooklyn offices Thursday afternoon.
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  • subway stabbing victim
  • Phil Lipof speaks with the victim on the Upper East Side.
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  • lirr derailment delays cancellations
  • More than 34 million Americans are expected to travel over the long holiday weekend, a slight drop from last year.
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  • bus driver assault
  • The NYPD is hunting for the person who beat up and robbed a Manhattan bus driver Monday night.
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  • The New York Senate has confirmed Thomas Prendergast as chairman and CEO of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
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  • subway tunnel to be closed
  • N.J. Burkett reports on the cause and how long this closure will last
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  • The LIRR has restored service between Atlantic Terminal and Jamaica.
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  • Transit workers came up with a rap video to help remind people of the dangers of standing too close to the edge on the platforms.
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  • subway derailment
  • Anthony Johnson has the latest.
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  • long island rail road hamptons express service
  • The new route, called the Cannonball train, moved to Penn Station beginning this Memorial Day weekend.
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  • mta subway flooding prevention
  • Transit officials said Thursday they're exploring alternatives to the plywood and sandbags they've used in the past to keep stormwater out of tunnels and stations.
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  • subway platform inspections
  • Elevated track and bridges connect key parts of the 240 mile subway system, but inspection of these critical components is haphazard according to this new report.
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mta, mass transit, new york city transit, subway, bus, abc7 traffic center, jim hoffer
  • mta
  • Governor Andrew Cuomo has named Thomas Prendergast to serve as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
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  • The MTA has released new data on subway ridership, and Times Square still holds the crown as the busiest subway station in New York City.
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  • Subway riders in the Bronx can expect delays on the D train beginning Monday night, due to the MTA's FASTRACK maintenance and repair program.
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