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Subway System Being Prepared For Next Big Storm

AP | By KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 07.17.2013 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Removable panels and inflatable plugs are among the ideas New York City's transit officials are considering to stop the next big sto...

Cuomo Picks New MTA Chief

Newsday | Posted 06.12.2013 | New York

Thomas Prendergast, the head of New York City's bus and subway system and a former Long Island Rail Road president, has been handpicked by Gov. Andrew...

To Prevent More Deaths, MTA Considers Laser Sensors

Posted 01.29.2013 | New York

MIDTOWN — The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is exploring rigging subway platforms with “intrusion technology” that would sound alerts wh...

SUBWAY REPAIRMAGEDDON

Posted 01.13.2012 | New York

The 7 train, that vital artery connecting Times Square and midtown to Queensboro plaza and Queens, will be shut down for 11 consecutive weekends, The ...

Passengers Sue MTA For Leaving Them Stranded For Over 8 Hours During Blizzard

Posted 12.27.2011 | New York

The city may not have had a white Christmas this year, but don't count on New Yorkers to forget the city's highly criticized Christmas blizzard cleanu...

MTA's No Trash Can Policy A Success

Posted 11.15.2011 | New York

It's a hit! The MTA's unusual experiment to remove trash cans in order to lessen the amount of trash build up in subways seems to be working, accor...

Pee-Yew! MTA Looking To Solve Trash Troubles

Posted 08.28.2011 | New York

The MTA has had some trouble taking out the trash recently and Transit President Thomas Prendergast is fed up. Prendergast claims subway constructi...