Metropolitan Transportation Authority

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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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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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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Congressman Max Rose and MTA Leadership Announce New State-of-the-Art Bus Fleet, Contactless Fare Payment System on Staten Island

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) and U.S. Rep. Max Rose (D-NY-11) announced that a total of 77 new state-of-the-art buses will be put into service on Staten Island this year as the MTA works to modernize bus service with new vehicles and a new contactless fare payment system that speeds entry and allows all-door boarding. […]

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Say Hello to OMNY!

With the decade coming to an end, and new things on the horizon in the world of transit, we finally have a new fare payment system in testing. So what is OMNY? Why is it trans-formative to the way we travel in NYC? This isn’t just any cookie-cutter fare payment system. It is actually the […]

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The Electrification of NYC

Out with the old, and in with the new: The Electrification of New York City Buses As many may know by now, the largest transit agency in North America (MTA New York City Transit and Bus Company) has begun the process of implementing an all-electric bus fleet by January 2040. The MTA recently retired the […]

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