NYMTA contractor New Flyer putting workers at risk of coronavirus

A New York contractor that does over $1 billion worth of business with the transit system is sending workers out to high-risk locations with no protective equipment, downplaying the coronavirus and refusing to enforce social distancing, The Post has learned. Publicly traded New Flyer of America builds buses for the MTA and operates two facilities in New […]

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Nova Bus kicks off 2020 with the biggest US contract of its history

Leading North American transit bus manufacturer Nova Bus starts the year with the win of a New York State Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) contract. The awarded contract for Nova Bus is for 165 – 40 ft hybrid buses (with BAE propulsion system) with options for 126 hybrid buses and 209 diesel buses for a potential […]

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MTA advances contract to bring accessibility to Livonia Av (L) Station and connection to Junius St (3) Station

A $53.9 million contract has been announced by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) to bring accessibility to the Livonia Av L station by building two elevators and a new above-platform passageway. The project will go to the MTA Board for approval next week. Work on the project, under the new MTA Construction & Development, is […]

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MTA seeking competitive proposals to purchase up to 949 next-generation cars for numbered subway lines

New York City Transit (NYCT) has announced plans to develop and purchase up to 949 new subway cars with an open-gangway configuration, designed for the numbered lines, that would increase passenger flow to allow customers to move freely between cars and have the potential to improve dwell times at stations and increase capacity.  The move […]

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Bus-mounted lane enforcement cameras coming to Brooklyn’s busiest route

The ABLE Camera Program has issued more than 9,700 violations across three bus routes where cameras deployed, improving commutes for the more than 100,000 daily riders. The bus-mounted cameras on the B46 Select Bus Service (SBS) route will begin enforcement on dedicated bus lanes Feb. 20, according to an announcement from Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) […]

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MTA posts best January metrics for NYC Subway, LIRR, Metro-North

Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) officials announced that on-time performance and other measures of service on the New York City Subway, Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Railroad continued to improve markedly in the month of January, reaching historically high levels. In tandem with improving performance, subway and railroad ridership increased in 2019, reaching 1.7 billion trips […]

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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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Collins Aerospace’s ARINC Rail Solutions to deliver ‘big data’ capabilities to NJ Transit

The ARINC rail solutions team at Collins Aerospace Systems has been awarded a three-year contract by the New Jersey Transit (NJ Transit) to replace its Train Management and Control (TMAC) and Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA) Systems. These systems are the main command and control platforms for NJ Transit’s entire operating area, providing real-time […]

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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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