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MTA bus-mounted camera program begins issuing bus lane violations on B44 SBS route

Motorists caught by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (MTA) new bus-mounted cameras on the B44 Select Bus Service (SBS) route will begin to receive violations with fines up to $250. The forward-facing cameras on buses serving the B44 SBS route in Brooklyn were implemented Oct. 30, which was the start of a 60-day warning period during which […]

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N.Y. MTA draft plan dramatically redraws Queens bus network

New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) released a draft plan for the Queens Bus Network Redesign, a key milestone in a customer-focused process to reimagine the century-old Queens bus system to better serve customers, shorten commute times, speed up buses, increase intermodal connections, and provide more frequency and choices to travel within the borough and to Brooklyn, […]

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NY MTA mounted-camera program begins issuing bus lane violations

New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) said its 60-day warning period for bus lane blockers on the M15 Select Bus Service route has now ended and motorists who are caught by the MTA’s new bus-mounted cameras will now receive violations with fines up to $250. The forward-facing cameras on buses serving the M15 SBS route on First and Second […]

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MTA uses digital open house to present Bronx Bus Network Redesign Final Plan

The New York City Transit (NYCT) will host its first digital open house Dec. 12 to enhance the agency’s public outreach efforts, with the inaugural web presentation planned to target Bronx residents and bus customers seeking information on the final plan on the Bronx Bus Network Redesign. The proposed final plan was unveiled in October […]

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NY MTA 2020 budget, financial plan projected to save $1.6 billion

New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) presented its final proposed 2020 budget and four-year financial plan that includes no budget-driven service cuts and advances the agency’s historic Transformation Plan to dramatically improve service and deliver significant reforms for taxpayers and commuters. The implementation of the Transformation Plan, the agency’s first reorganization in half a century, is projected […]

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Final plan for MTA’s Bronx bus network redesign adds new local and express service

The final plan for the Bronx Bus Network Redesign was released by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA). It proposes two new local routes, one new express route, increases service frequency on nine corridors where multiple bus routes share streets, improves crosstown connections, balances stop spacing and streamlines circuitous routes to increase service reliability and intermodal […]

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MTA announces 70 NYC Transit stations to receive $5.5 billion in accessibility improvements under proposed 2020-2024 Capital Plan

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) announced 48 New York City Transit (NYC) stations that will be made fully ADA accessible under the proposed 2020-2024 Capital Plan, which will significantly expand access across the subway stem. Recommendations for the additional 22 stations to receive accessibility improvements under the next capital plan will be subject to objective […]

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Transit advocates demand Cuomo, MTA increase transportation spending transparency

Public transportation watchdogs launched a campaign Monday calling on Gov. Cuomo and the MTA to prioritize several transit projects and do more to control capital spending. The Build Trust Campaign — which is being backed by TransitCenter, the Riders Alliance and the Tri-State Transportation Campaign — comes eight months after the state began charging for-hire […]

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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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