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It's Decision Time in New York City

Ben Max | Posted 06.01.2013 | New York
Ben Max

What about the other sixty races of NYC 2013? There's a tremendous amount of power up for grabs in races not for Mayor and we mustn't forget about them.

The Committee To Save New York: An Oral History Of Hurricane Sandy

The New York Observer | Posted 11.09.2012 | New York

When Hurricane Sandy came ashore, it fell to the city's leaders and the thousands of workers at their command to secure our coasts, to rescue those tr...

PHOTO: Bloomberg Rides The Subway

Posted 11.05.2012 | New York

On Monday morning, countless New Yorkers braved long lines and packed trains for what was for many, the first time commuting to work since Superstorm ...

MTA Shuts Down Sunday Night, As Hurricane Nears

Posted 10.28.2012 | New York

In anticipation of Hurricane Sandy, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the MTA will suspend all mass transit service beginning at 7PM on Sunday....

MTA Unveils Four Plans For Fare Hikes; $125 Monthly Considered

| Posted 10.15.2012 | New York

By Jill Colvin, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer MIDTOWN — 30-day MetroCards could jump to as much as $125 under proposed fare hikes unveiled by the MTA...

MTA Debuts MetroCard Ads

Posted 10.08.2012 | New York

As expected, the perpetually cash-strapped MTA introduced front-facing advertisements on city MetroCards this week. Gap became the first retailer t...

Anti-Muslim Posters Prompt MTA To Develop Policy For Religious Ads

Posted 09.28.2012 | New York

Following the controversy over a series of anti-jihad subway posters that appeared in subway stations on Monday, the MTA has announced a new plan to a...

Another Fare Hike?

Posted 09.17.2012 | New York

The MTA is reportedly considering fare-hike proposals seeking to raise enough money to close the $382 million needed to balance the upcoming 2013 budg...

Great News For The G Train Extension | Posted 07.16.2012 | New York

The G train extension to Church Avenue is here to stay, sources have told the New York Daily News. MTA Chairman Joseph Lhota and top transit execut...

Baby Born Born On The J Train

Posted 06.27.2012 | New York

Another day, another baby born on the New York City subway. NBC New York reports a healthy baby boy was born aboard the J train near the Chambers ...

PHOTO: MTA Launches 'Be Safe. Be Smart' To Help Prevent Subway Fatalities

Posted 06.21.2012 | New York

In light of recent subway fatalities, including four unrelated deaths experienced in a single weekend in January, the MTA has launched "Be Safe. Be Sm...

MTA Bus Driver Claiming Supervisor Licked Her Face

Posted 06.21.2012 | New York

MTA bus driver Nancy Jenkins is claiming her supervisor licked her on the face at the Kingsbridge Depot in the Bronx. The Daily News reports on the...

'Not Going To Happen'

Posted 04.04.2012 | New York

Bloomberg may have touted his support to extend the No. 7 line to New Jersey, but according to MTA chief Jay Lhota, neither he or the mayor are going ...

LOOK: What MTA's 'Fastracking' Looks Like

Posted 03.01.2012 | New York

Earlier this year, the MTA began its first round of weeknight shutdowns to accommodate repairs and construction for its Fastrack plan. While many groa...

MTA Strikes Again: Late Night Shutdowns For 1, 2, 3 Trains

Posted 02.13.2012 | New York

The MTA's "Fastrack" plan is at it again and striking down on late night commuters aboard 1, 2, and 3 trains this week. Straphangers will need to pla...

MTA To Start Weeknight Repair Shutdowns In January

Posted 11.14.2011 | New York

In honor of Jay Lhota's first day as MTA chief on Monday, the MTA has some bad news with plans to begin repair closures on weeknights beginning Januar...