MTA Removes Printed Schedules from Bus Stops

The MTA has decided to remove arrival schedules from all its bus stops in to save some money, angering elected officials in Queens, a borough dominated by bus service. Removal of the paper schedules began last month in the borough, where the MTA has posted information recommending riders to use the MyMTA app, text the […]

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MTA Marks Millionth OMNY Tap

New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) announced that a subway customer entering the Fulton Center station provided the one millionth successful tap on the new OMNY fare payment system, a milestone accomplished at a much higher usage rate than initially estimated. OMNY launched as a limited public pilot on May 31 at 16 subway stations […]

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Tech to Help New York MTA Better Manage Crowds, Performance

Data related to crowded New York City Subway platforms and delayed trains are getting increasingly detailed, aided by two new technology projects, while two other projects are slated to address bus performance and routing. The Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA), which oversees the city’s subway and bus system, will lead several year-long pilot projects to improve […]

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Connecticut DOT Adding Fifty (50) New Flyer Clean-Diesel Buses

Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) ordered 50 40-foot heavy-duty New Flyer Xcelsior® clean-diesel buses (50 equivalent units). The order converts 50 buses from the option backlog to firm orders, with 61 units remaining in the option backlog. The new buses, operating under the CTtransit name, replace older vehicles in the fleet with newer, more fuel-efficient […]

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MTA New York Subway Roster by Yard Now Available

Continuing with the movement away from our old wiki site, now available is the yard roster for the MTA New York City Subway & Staten Island Railway which can be viewed by clicking the “Fleet Rosters” tab on the menu and choosing MTA Subway-Yard (Direct Link: http://www.ttmg.org/insidersguide/new-york-mta-subway-roster-yard/). Enjoy!

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MTA NYC Transit to install netting under elevated structures

MTA New York City Transit announced four locations under elevated structures in the subway system will have netting installed for a pilot program to test whether and how the material may capture potential hazards, such as loose debris, while still allowing regular inspections of the structure. “We take reports of fallen debris from our elevated […]

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Nassau Inter-County Express (NICE) Fleet Roster Now Available

Continuing with the movement away from our old wiki site, now available is the fleet roster for Nassau Inter-County Express which can be viewed by clicking the “Fleet Rosters” tab on the menu and choosing NICE (Direct Link: http://www.ttmg.org/insidersguide/nice-fleet-roster/). Enjoy!

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M14 Select Bus Service Launches on 14th Street

If you ride an M14 bus, you’ve likely experienced a longer than expected wait times at your stop, a longer than expected trip once you’re on the bus, buses that arrive in bunches and off-schedule, or some combination of the three. During the busiest travel times, M14 A/D buses spend about 60% of their trips […]

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PANYNJ details “game-changing” PATH Improvement Plan

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) provided details of its PATH Improvement Plan, which will add capacity across the PATH system by 2022, as well as other improvements during the next three years. PANYNJ says the plan, which also includes a delay reduction initiative, a new fare payment system and a […]

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NJ Transit approves 183 commuter coach order from MCI on existing six-year contract

Motor Coach Industries (MCI), a U.S. subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., (“NFI”), one of the world’s largest independent global bus manufacturers, announced today that NJ TRANSIT issued a purchase order for year four of its six-year contract to manufacture and deliver 183 Commuter Coaches. MCI will begin production of year four coaches starting in September […]

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