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New York Post
Second Avenue subway’s fire alarms still don’t workfire alarm system hasn’t been working for the past five months — and won’t be b
New York Post / Posted 2 hours ago
fire alarm system hasn’t been working for the past five months — and won’t be back on until December, a letter sent by MTA brass to board members reveals. A programming error triggered the fire alarm system on May 14, spraying a water mist all... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Nashville studied several mid-size cities when devising new transit proposalnew transit plan called "Let's Move Nashville." It would include 26 miles of li
WSMV Nashville / Posted 21 hours ago
new transit plan called "Let's Move Nashville." It would include 26 miles of light rail lines, rapid bus lanes, expanded MTA bus service, and other sidewalk and mobility projects that would roll out over the next few decades. While Atlanta is... Read more
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Business Wire
KBRA Assigned Long-Term Rating of AA+/Stable on the MTA Transportation Revenue Bonds, Subseries 2014D-SIFMA Floating Rate Tender NotesAgency (KBRA) assigned a long-term rating of AA+ with a Stable Outlook on the M
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
Agency (KBRA) assigned a long-term rating of AA+ with a Stable Outlook on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (MTA) Transportation Revenue Bonds, Subseries 2014D-2 (SIFMA Floating Rate Tender Notes). KBRA has also taken rating actions... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Staten Islanders claim cashless tolling costing a fortune in fineshappen responsibly and with a high level of accountability," said Castorina. 1
Staten Island Advance / Posted yesterday
happen responsibly and with a high level of accountability," said Castorina. 10 DAYS FOR REPLENISHMENT According to the MTA, customers are given 10 days to replenish their accounts before the first violation is sent. If the account is... Read more
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New York Post
Bill would allow pets on MTA subways and buses during emergenciesthat a state of emergency has been declared and an evacuation of any region of
New York Post / Posted yesterday
that a state of emergency has been declared and an evacuation of any region of the state is in progress.” Under current MTA rules, pets have to be “enclosed in a container” on public transportation unless they’re service animals, a no-go for... Read more
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eWeek
Docker Accelerates App Migration to Containers with IBM PartnershipEU conference here on Oct. 18 Docker outlined multiple successes it has had wit
eWeek / Posted yesterday
EU conference here on Oct. 18 Docker outlined multiple successes it has had with its Modernize Traditional Applications (MTA) program that was first announced at the DockerCon 17 conference in Austin, Texas in April. The MTA program is a bundle... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Metro-North to make Upper Harlem Line improvementsNEW YORK – MTA Metro-North Railroad crews will perform critical work between Wa
Mid-Hudson News / Posted yesterday
NEW YORK – MTA Metro-North Railroad crews will perform critical work between Wassaic and the Town of Southeast this weekend. Crews are renewing the Cornwall Hill Road grade crossing in Patterson, placing the crossing surface, rails and ties.... Read more
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New York Post
MTA worker helps mother give birth on subway platformNow arriving on Track 1: a bouncing baby boy! An MTA cleaning worker made a sp
New York Post / Posted 2 days ago
Now arriving on Track 1: a bouncing baby boy! An MTA cleaning worker made a special delivery in a subway station Monday, when she helped a mother give birth on the platform. Station cleaner Madeline Ramos was about halfway though her overnight... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
All aboard the complain train: New Yorkers share transit woes at MTA-themed gala400 subway riders and activists descended on Slate NY to enjoy subway themed co
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 2 days ago
400 subway riders and activists descended on Slate NY to enjoy subway themed cocktails like that “Cuomojito,” he "rums" the MTA or “the sick passionger,” a passion fruit margarita, and talk about one of the worst years in the subway’s 112-year... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
MTA makes repairs after another morning of transit troublesPower problems, signals and switches spelled trouble on the A, B, C, D, E, F, G
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 2 days ago
Power problems, signals and switches spelled trouble on the A, B, C, D, E, F, G and M lines Monday morning. MTA officials say reparis were made by 9:30 a.m. after problems appeared around 8 a.m. Riders are encouraged to use the MTA's website and... Read more
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New York Post
MTA to cut overnight cleaners despite risk of trash firesThe MTA plans to do away with overnight cleaners in subway stations across the
New York Post / Posted 2 days ago
The MTA plans to do away with overnight cleaners in subway stations across the city — even as trash-fueled track fires wreak havoc on the system, sources told The Post. Overnight cleaners have already been removed from R line stations on the 9... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
LIRR service suspended between Jamaica, Atlantic Terminal due to signal problemshas been suspended in both directions between Atlantic Terminal and Jamaica due
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 3 days ago
has been suspended in both directions between Atlantic Terminal and Jamaica due to signal problems, according to the MTA. The agency made the announcement at 4 p.m. LIRR fares will be cross-honored on the Nos. 2 and 3 subway lines at at... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Several subways halted, delayed due to investigation, signal problems in Manhattandue to an investigation and signal problems in Manhattan during the Monday morn
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 3 days ago
due to an investigation and signal problems in Manhattan during the Monday morning rush-hour commute, according to the MTA. An investigation is underway at Broadway-Lafayette Street, delaying the A, C, F and M lines. Separately, signal... Read more
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New York Post
How one woman’s drug addiction cost her everythingBut it was too late.’ - Elizabeth Bruffy A man who identified himself as Mark
New York Post / Posted 4 days ago
But it was too late.’ - Elizabeth Bruffy A man who identified himself as Mark and said he worked as an electrician for the MTA told The Post he met Beth at a Bronx Burger King three years ago. They became friends, and met over sodas at fast-food... Read more
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The Suffolk Times
Southold Town Board candidates attend community forum in Orientwe need to work with, and we are working with, the East End Transportation Comm
The Suffolk Times / Posted 4 days ago
we need to work with, and we are working with, the East End Transportation Commission, where we’re trying to get the MTA to work with us in creative ways to get people in and out that alleviate some of the traffic problems. Question: You... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Saturday’s high school cross country conference championship results175, Edward Little 202, Oxford Hills 272, Messalonskee 292, Camden Hills 314, S
Bangor Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
175, Edward Little 202, Oxford Hills 272, Messalonskee 292, Camden Hills 314, Skowhegan 336 1. Lisandro Berry-Gaviria, MTA, 17 minutes, 5.1 seconds; 2. Gabe Coffey, BAN, 17:16.1; 3. Wyatt Lord, HA, 17:37.9; 4. Dominic Sclafani, OH, 17:52.7; 5.... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Port Jervis, railroad officials, look at downtown optionsoptions were among the topics of discussion Friday between Port Jervis city off
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 5 days ago
options were among the topics of discussion Friday between Port Jervis city officials, local state legislators and MTA/Metro-North Railroad officials. Mayor Kelly Decker said after the meeting that possibilities to advance the city’s... Read more
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Daily Mail
Artist, 48, is fatally struck by train in New York Cityparent's prayers: Hi-tech alarm clock... Share this article The victim was im
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
parent's prayers: Hi-tech alarm clock... Share this article The victim was immediately pronounced dead at the scene, an MTA spokesperson and police confirmed. MTA spokesman Kevin Ortiz told the New York-based news site there are 'various public... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
As MetroCard fix creates more problems for some, here’s how to get a refundit hard to get to where you're going." Frustrating seems to be the best way to
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 7 days ago
it hard to get to where you're going." Frustrating seems to be the best way to describe a long list of complaints about an MTA MetroCard vending machine upgrade last weekend that's apparently still having problems now, albeit a declining number of... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
All Staten Island-bound express bus routes to use Verrazano HOV laneto get to that level and safely access Lily Pond Avenue immediately to the far
Staten Island Advance / Posted 7 days ago
to get to that level and safely access Lily Pond Avenue immediately to the far right after the toll. A representative from MTA Bridges and Tunnels told Matteo and Oddo in an email Wednesday that the agency "opened a bus-only slip ramp between the... Read more
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New York Post
Grand Central is going posh with new upscale eateriesmay start to feel more like the luxury Short Hills Mall than a bustling transit
New York Post / Posted 7 days ago
may start to feel more like the luxury Short Hills Mall than a bustling transit center serving harried commuters. The MTA is planning to issue five requests for proposals for existing retail spaces before the end of the year after issuing just... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Delays on express buses due to Gowanus slowdownSTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- MTA express buses are running behind schedule because of
Staten Island Advance / Posted 7 days ago
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- MTA express buses are running behind schedule because of a traffic jam on the Gowanus Expressway. Speed restrictions are in place on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge due to the rain. Affected routes include the X1, X2, X3, X4,... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Help for buses already in the worksTo the editor: Perhaps City Councilman Mark Levine is unaware of many bus capi
Crain's New York Business / Posted 7 days ago
To the editor: Perhaps City Councilman Mark Levine is unaware of many bus capital projects funded under the ongoing MTA five-year, $32 billion capital plan ("The Wheels on the bus barely move. Let's fix that," Oct. 9). The MTA's NYC Transit... Read more
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Flint Township View
Township board to look at self-improvement | October 12, 2017the process by providing fellow board members with a packet of information abou
Flint Township View / Posted 7 days ago
the process by providing fellow board members with a packet of information about the Michigan Township Association’s (MTA) “Township of Excellence” criteria for recognition. Funk said she attended a MTA training stressing that “we should be... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Suspect in North Shore sex-attack spree now charged with attacking sixth womandemanded she perform a sex act, according to authorities. Hawkins then slapped
Staten Island Advance / Posted 8 days ago
demanded she perform a sex act, according to authorities. Hawkins then slapped a 64-year-old woman as she stepped off an MTA bus near Henderson Avenue and Kissel Avenue, causing her to fall on the ground, police said. Four minutes later on... Read more
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NBC New York
Man Charged in September Sex Attack Spree in NYCscreamed, authorities said the man ran away. Then, at 6:20 a.m., the man appro
NBC New York / Posted 8 days ago
screamed, authorities said the man ran away. Then, at 6:20 a.m., the man approached the 64-year-old as she stepped off an MTA bus at Henderson and Westbury avenues. Police said the man slapped the woman in the face and fled. Eight minutes later,... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Traffic jam on Gowanus affects Staten Island Expresswayinclude the X1, X2, X3, X4, X5, X7, X8, X9, X10, X11, X12, X14, X15, X17, X19,
Staten Island Advance / Posted 8 days ago
include the X1, X2, X3, X4, X5, X7, X8, X9, X10, X11, X12, X14, X15, X17, X19, X27/37, X28/38 and X42, according to the MTA. An accident on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway eastbound approaching Atlantic Avenue has backed up traffic to 92nd... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Buses can ease New York City's transit crisis. Yes, busesare controlled by the city: street design, boarding areas, traffic lights and m
Crain's New York Business / Posted 8 days ago
are controlled by the city: street design, boarding areas, traffic lights and more. Working in concert with the MTA, the Department of Transportation could create dedicated bus lanes backed up by real enforcement, implement a faster... Read more
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NBC New York
Driver Pulled From Car on Tracks Moments Before Train Strikethe collision ran outside and pulled the driver to safety moments before a Mont
NBC New York / Posted 8 days ago
the collision ran outside and pulled the driver to safety moments before a Montauk-bound train smashed into the car, the MTA said. The car was empty when the train barreled into it, a spokeswoman with the MTA said, and no injuries were reported... Read more
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New York Post
Underdogs waste no time attacking de Blasio in mayoral debateto do anything about it.” Both she and Dietl said they’d be willing to put up
New York Post / Posted 8 days ago
to do anything about it.” Both she and Dietl said they’d be willing to put up the roughly $400 million that Cuomo and the MTA have requested from the city for much-needed emergency repairs – money de Blasio says the state should supply. Dietl... Read more
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New York Post
Nicole Malliotakis dealt a weak hand — but she plays it wellgive $400 million of city money to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to
New York Post / Posted 8 days ago
give $400 million of city money to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to pay for emergency repairs — even though the MTA, run by the state, not the city, should have been making such repairs all along. But she grasps the big picture: “that’s... Read more
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NBC New York
Delays on Subway After Person Fatally Struck at Bryant ParkThe MTA is reporting delays on several subway lines after a person was fatally
NBC New York / Posted 9 days ago
The MTA is reporting delays on several subway lines after a person was fatally struck by a train at Bryant Park Tuesday afternoon. Police and firefighters were responding at the 42nd Street-Bryant Park station serving the B, D, F and M lines. The... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Boyse F. Mosley, outspoken Baltimore principalhe was nonetheless succeeding in boosting reading levels at the school. In 198
Baltimore Sun / Posted 9 days ago
he was nonetheless succeeding in boosting reading levels at the school. In 1988, he was photographed riding a crosstown MTA bus to keep the peace between black and white students who had been fighting on the vehicle. In 1990, he said he was... Read more
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New York Post
Metrocard machines across NYC still on the fritzout of court. I give up. I am going back and getting my car.” The machines wer
New York Post / Posted 9 days ago
out of court. I give up. I am going back and getting my car.” The machines were also down for part of Monday, after the MTA took the machines down this weekend to do software maintenance. The MTA sent out a message at 12:40 p.m. that said the... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Staten Island's most crowded express busesStaten Island's 19 express buses carried 9,124,583 riders last year, up by near
Staten Island Advance / Posted 9 days ago
Staten Island's 19 express buses carried 9,124,583 riders last year, up by nearly 90,000 compared to 2015, according to MTA ridership data. Here are Staten Island's 10 busiest express routes based on 2016 ridership data. The X1 carried 1,862,628... Read more
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FOX News
Decorated war hero dead after head-on crash with New York City busago, died in a Staten Island hospital on Saturday -- one day after he was criti
FOX News / Posted 10 days ago
ago, died in a Staten Island hospital on Saturday -- one day after he was critically injured in a head-on collision with an MTA bus. Marcus Brown, a 33-year-old Brooklyn native, was speeding when he lost control of his van and crashed into an S74... Read more
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FOX News
Decorated war hero dead after head-on crash with New York City busMarcus Brown, 33, was killed after his van crashed into an MTA bus on Friday.
FOX News / Posted 10 days ago
Marcus Brown, 33, was killed after his van crashed into an MTA bus on Friday. A decorated war hero and National Guardsman, who survived an IED blast in Iraq nearly a decade ago, died in a Staten Island hospital on Saturday -- one day after he was... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Update: 1 in custody after emergency response on Verrazano Bridgepolice custody following an emergency response to a potential jumper on the Ver
Staten Island Advance / Posted 10 days ago
police custody following an emergency response to a potential jumper on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, a spokesman for the MTA confirmed. All roadways have been reopened to traffic, the MTA spokesman said. Emergency radio communications indicated... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Staten Island asks the candidates: Our hellish commutesmore quickly, and more safely, a top priority of my Administration. We have mad
Staten Island Advance / Posted 10 days ago
more quickly, and more safely, a top priority of my Administration. We have made a record $2.5 billion contribution to the MTA's 2015-2019 Capital Plan--the City's largest-ever general capital contribution--to support new buses, subway cars, signal... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
33-old van driver in fatal crash with city bus was speedingSTATEN ISLAND, N.Y.-- A 33-year-old man who died Saturday following a head-on c
Staten Island Advance / Posted 11 days ago
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y.-- A 33-year-old man who died Saturday following a head-on collision with an MTA bus in Rossville was speeding in the moments leading up to the crash, according to a written statement from the Deputy Commissioner of Public... Read more
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New York Post
MTA to test out high-tech train ticketsThe MTA is testing a program that would allow subway riders who also take the L
New York Post / Posted 12 days ago
The MTA is testing a program that would allow subway riders who also take the Long Island Rail Road or Metro-North to purchase a combined ticket that they can keep on a phone app. The commuter-railroad conductors would scan the app to validate the... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Driver of van in crash with MTA bus identified, condition still criticalSTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. - The driver of the van that collided head-on with an MTA b
Staten Island Advance / Posted 12 days ago
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. - The driver of the van that collided head-on with an MTA bus Friday morning on Arthur Kill Road at Johnson Street has been identified as Marcus Brown by friends. Preliminary reports indicate that the crash occurred shortly... Read more
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ABC News
3 men arrested in alleged ISIS-inspired plot targeting New York Citywith the attack, court documents state. The pair allegedly boasted about having
ABC News / Posted 13 days ago
with the attack, court documents state. The pair allegedly boasted about having "a good plan for subways" and marked up an MTA subway map (see image below). They also allegedly discussed with undercover FBI agents plans to detonate a car in Times... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
What's closed in Baltimore on Columbus Day?& LocalLink Buses: Regular weekday schedule Metro subway: Regular weekday sche
Baltimore Sun / Posted 13 days ago
& LocalLink Buses: Regular weekday schedule Metro subway: Regular weekday schedule Light rail: Regular weekday schedule. MTA commuter buses: No service, except Bus #201, which will operate on a holiday schedule. MobilityLink Transportation... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Driver crashes into MTA bus in Staten IslandSTATEN ISLAND – A man was arrested after he allegedly drove into an MTA bus in
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 13 days ago
STATEN ISLAND – A man was arrested after he allegedly drove into an MTA bus in Staten Island. Officers responded to a 911 call around 7 a.m. Friday about an accident on Johnson Street and Arthur Kill Road where they found an unconscious and... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Street closures, altered bus routes for Staten Island Half Marathon-- Residents should expect street closures and altered bus routes Sunday due to
Staten Island Advance / Posted 14 days ago
-- Residents should expect street closures and altered bus routes Sunday due to the annual Staten Island Half Marathon, the MTA announced Thursday. The half marathon will take place from 8 a.m. to noon. The race, which occurs a month before the New... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Track maintenance to suspend some service along Baltimore light railbased on the time of day. Ambassadors will help direct passengers shuttle bus b
Baltimore Sun / Posted 14 days ago
based on the time of day. Ambassadors will help direct passengers shuttle bus boarding areas. Suhair Al Khatib, deputy MTA administrator, said riders are asked to plan ahead and allow for additional travel time over the weekend. “This track... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Staten Island commuters voice their opinion on proposed express bus changesIsland commuters got a chance to voice their opinions on the proposed express b
Staten Island Advance / Posted 14 days ago
Island commuters got a chance to voice their opinions on the proposed express bus changes coming to the borough at an MTA (Metropolitan Transportation Authority) open house in Eltingville Wednesday night. The proposed plans, likely to take... Read more
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