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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • The New York Senate has confirmed Thomas Prendergast as chairman and CEO of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
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  • The LIRR has restored service between Atlantic Terminal and Jamaica.
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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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  • 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
  • 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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  • Two Brooklyn neighborhoods will have to wait another month before they get their subway station back.
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  • mta subway rats
  • Transit officials are considering curbing the growing number of rodents in New York City's subway system with a product that induces sterility in female rats.
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  • The MTA says ridership hit a 62-year high last year, despite service disruptions caused by Superstorm Sandy.
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  • The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is set to receive nearly $200 million in federal aid to help with Superstorm Sandy recovery.
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  • Individual rides on subways and buses along with unlimited ride metrocards are going up.
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  • While 38 percent answered "convenience," 31 percent said "love" is not a word they associate with the MTA.
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  • In White Plains, the posted price for a monthly ticket is $229, but go to a machine to buy it and you pay $249. It's a reflection of the new fare hikes coming in March.
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  • A New York State audit finds that the MTA overlooked over $90 million sitting in various bank accounts.
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  • Drivers who don't like pre-paying for tolls, maintaining a minimum balance or supplying a credit card can now choose a new payment plan.
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  • The union handed out flyers accusing the agency, in a very public way, of choosing efficiency over the lives of its riders.
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  • The MTA's new way to let you know when the train is coming before you go underground is now available on all devices.
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  • The transit workers union is telling its nearly 2,000 motormen to slow down when entering a subway station, in case somebody is the tracks.
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  • A state commission is set to recommend the installation of solid rolldown gates at subway station entrances.
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  • The MTA began rolling out expanded bus service Sunday, offering New Yorkers new ways to get around the five boroughs.
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  • The MTA has launched a new way to let you know when the subway train is coming before you go underground.
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  • New York City bus, subway and commuter rail riders are bracing to pay more after transit officials unanimously approved across-the-board fare hikes Wednesday.
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  • The MTA says there will be no weekend service between Queensboro Plaza and Times Square from December 29 through the end of March.
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  • The MTA's new fare hike plan would push the price of a monthly MetroCard up $8 to $112.
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