MTA Creates First Regional Transit Diagram for Super Bowl XLVIII

superbowl_graphicIt’s being called the first “Mass Transit Super Bowl,” and this week, the NY/NJ Super Bowl Host Committee revealed extensive public transportation plans for Super Bowl XLVIII, detailing how the region’s mass transit systems, including the MTA, will serve as a critical resource to support the movement of the hundreds of thousands of expected visitors to the area. Continue Reading →

Harlem Assembly Candidates Square Off on Transit Issues

Three candidates vying for the 72nd State Assembly District seat, representing parts of Washington Heights and Inwood, discussed transit issues and the state of MTA service last night at a forum sponsored by WE ACT for Environmental Justice and Transport Workers Union Local 100. Continue Reading →

Commuters Angry At False MTA Safety Reports

Commuters are furious after learning that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) released a report revealing incomplete safety checks on the subway.

The MTA report said this week there had been a rush to get crucial safety checks done on the subway, but investigators said the reports were either made up, delayed or skipped altogether.

…report found that inspectors had falsified thousands of subway signal inspections… Continue Reading →