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MTA warns repairs, hiring will stop unless city ponies up half of the $836M subway project

It's your money – or your subway. That's the choice the top NYC Transit official gave to the MTA ... the MTA won't be able to hire staff needed for the work beyond January. He said critical repair pro... read more

Replacing the NYC Subway System With Autonomous Cars Is a Terrible Idea

It would be unrealistic to expect we could put all these cars, plus all the subway riders, in NYC’s existing subway tunnels. One Atlantic reader, in a letter to the editor ... that it’s beyond repair, ... read more

NY Waterway Founder To Hoboken Council: Leave Dry Dock Alone

HOBOKEN, NJ — The founder of NY ... Imperatore's letter follows below. "On behalf of the thousands of New Jersey commuters who ride NY Waterway ferries every day, and on behalf of the thousands of add... read more

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Rising to the challenge: Samba Baldeh followed his curiosity from Africa to the Madison City Council

“(Landing in an airplane in New York), it looked like the sky was upside down because ... They had meetings at Metro Transit, the StartingBlock business incubator and with Mayor Paul Soglin, Dane Coun... read more

MTA Scrambles To Keep Up With "Entitled" Millennials' Expectations

These ongoing subway repairs are one major problem still facing the MTA, as chairman and CEO Thomas Prendergast laid forth at City & State’s “State of New York Infrastructure ... to make sure we go be... read more

Newport News to pay $1 million, Hampton $640,000 to cover HRT excess spending

Newport News will pay $1 million and Hampton $640,923 to cover their portions of some $5.1 million in over-budget spending by Hampton Roads Transit in 2016 ... giant is holding a hardware event in New ... read more

MTA wants to spend $32B to repair aging system struggling to meet its record ridership

aging transit system riders use today. But Prendergast has acknowledged that is insufficient. "We're beyond state of good repair," Prendergast told reporters in April. "If New York wants to remain com... read more

Hidden Kitchens

As long as New York has had its version of the ... prefer the quasi-concealed intimacy of the subway-car-narrow bodega, with its modest eight-seat rear dining nook and an extensive menu that goes way ... read more

Decades of wear and tear to Metro Rail prompt push for new state funds

Ever since Metro Rail began rumbling beneath Main Street back in 1985, upstate New York’s only subway has ... that supplies electrical power, repair deteriorated track beds and fix worn rail. Other up... read more

“A Shocking Sabbath Carnival of Death”

Advertisement James Gordon Bennett, Jr., was a tall ... the talents of the preeminent names in American letters—writers like Mark Twain, Stephen Crane, and Walt Whitman. Bennett was also one of New Yo... read more

LIRR disruptions expose ills of aging metro-area rail system

That breakdown has consequences beyond ... LIRR and NJ Transit service for days, New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie heavily criticized Amtrak for its maintenance and repa... read more

Cuomo declares state of emergency for MTA to speed work

Cuomo, speaking at an MTA conference in Manhattan, pledged the state would “commit an additional $1 billion” in capital spending to expedite improvements to the region’s aging transit ... beyond the a... read more

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