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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

Letter to the editor: MTA fare hikes needed

Under numerous past MTA Five Year Capital Plans, both NYC and ... state of good repair, replacement of worn out rolling stock, upgrades to stations, yards and shops as well as system expansion project... read more

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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

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

Letter: LIRR Project Woes

How many more years beyond the Dec. 31, 2018 ... who previously worked 31 years for the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Transit Administration Region 2 NY Office.) 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

“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

Thousands of Superstorm Sandy victims could be asked to return FEMA funds

When the storm struck the New York and New Jersey coastlines, the surging ocean poured into densely populated seaside neighborhoods, flooding hospitals and subway ... d received to repair his flooded ... read more

Fixing WMATA, the Nation’s Second Busiest Transit System, From Every Direction

This March, an eerily similar fire prompted Metro officials to shut down the entire subway system for a day to perform systemwide inspections and repair. There are more ... in the country after the on... 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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