New York MTA’s signal modernization of Culver F Line underway in southern Brooklyn

Prep work on the next phase of the Culver Line Signal Modernization Project throughout the F Line in southern Brooklyn is underway by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), which is expected to continue over the course of the next nine weekends. Once completed, the $253-million project will improve service reliability and performance throughout the F […]

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Metro-North Railroad’s Port Jervis Station improvements project makes significant progress

Work to improve Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Metro-North Railroad’s Port Jervis Station, the terminus of the West of Hudson Port Jervis Line, is continuing to progress with the site preparation completed and the demolition nearly done. The project is part of the 2015-19 Capital Program and station investments and will make the Port Jervis Station […]

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NYC reduces overnight Staten Island Ferry service

Some of those service reductions on the Staten Island Ferry may last a bit longer than initially anticipated. On Tuesday night, City Hall announced that the Department of Transportation (DOT) would operate reduced overnight Staten Island Ferry service in Fiscal Years 2020-2021 in order to save the city $6 million. Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21) concludes […]

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New York state makes $18.4M available for zero-emission buses

The State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) is making $24 million available to replace diesel-powered transit buses with new all-electric transit buses, which will help improve air quality, reduce the greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to climate change, and promote investment in cleaner fuel technologies, among […]

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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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