Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito’s Remarks At The MTA Oversight Hearing (Video)

The New York City subway serves 6 million riders on a daily basis. In the past few months, the system has experienced numerous power failures, equipment malfunctions, and derailments. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Ydanis Rodriguez Opening Statement At Transportation Hearing On MTA Subway Issues

On Tuesday, August 8th, 2017, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez delivered the following opening statement at the NYC Council Transportation Committee hearing on the MTA and its subways. Continue Reading →

MTA’s Subway Repairs Could Mean More Overnight Service Shutdowns

NY Curbed reports that as the MTA prepares to implement an $836 million action plan to fix the crumbling subway system, the agency’s chairman, Joe Lhota, told riders to prepare for more overnight repairs—and thus, more disruptions to nighttime service. Continue Reading →

Council Transportation Chair Harlem’s Ydanis Rodriguez Statement On Q train Derailment

Following the derailment of a Coney Island-bound Q train today, Council Transportation Chair Ydanis Rodriguez issued the following statement:

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Community Discussion on NYC Subway’s Hosted By: Congressman Adriano Espaillat

Congressman Adriano Espaillat would like to cordially invite you to our ‘Summer of Hell’ Town Hall Meeting on Saturday, July 22, 2017 from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm, at the Columbia University Medical Center, Russ Berrie Pavilion, 1150 St. Nicholas Ave., by 167th St. Continue Reading →

Lhota Asks Riders To Eat Neatly On Subways In Wake Of Harlem Track Fire

The NY Daily News reports MTA chief Joe Lhota is now a food critic — he says to eat carefully on trains or he may ban grub altogether. Continue Reading →

Nooo! MTA, Bracing For ‘Summer Of Hell’ On Monday

Crains NY reports that the MTA says riders from Harlem to Hollis must change their habits to survive the “summer of hell.” Continue Reading →

MTA Brass Above Using Issued Free MetroCards

While many New Yorkers would love to have a free MetroCard, especially in light of the recent commuting chaos they’ve faced, some high-ranking MTA officials get such cards — and barely use them, according to records provided to New York Daily News. Continue Reading →

MTA To Spend $2.1 Billion To Fix Subway Delays From Harlem To Hollis

Benito Mussolini made the trains run on time in Italy, can Veronique Hakim make the trains run on time from Harlem to Hollis? Well, your subway commute likely won’t improve just yet, but at least you might find out the real reason behind all the delays in the coming days. Continue Reading →

Funds For MTA In Harlem Not Clear Under New $1 Billion Trump Infrastructure Plan

NY1 reports that the future of the Second Avenue subway could be in jeopardy under President Donald Trump’s new $1 trillion infrastructure plan. Continue Reading →

MTA Announces Fare Increase For NYS Harlem, Hudson & New Haven Lines

On Sunday, March 19, 2017, new fares will go into effect on the Harlem and Hudson Lines, as well as on the New Haven Line for travel between stations in New York State ONLY. Continue Reading →

Supreme MetroCards Re-Stocked, Get Coveted MTA Collector’s Item In Harlem

New Yorkers in pursuit of a Supreme-branded MetroCard are running out of time. The MTA re-stocked MetroCard vending machines Wednesday with the last remaining round of the cards emblazoned with the red and white logo of the popular streetwear brand, according to a statement. Continue Reading →

Rats, The MTA Has Decided To Raise Subway Fare To $3 From Harlem To Hollis

After considering a plan that would keep the price of a Metrocard swipe at $2.75, MTA officials have decided to recommend increasing the fare by a quarter reports the Daily News. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: Make the MetroCard A Gateway To Opportunity, Not A Barrier

By David R. Jones and Carol Kellermann

Affordability is an increasing concern in New York and other growing cities where residents are being squeezed out as housing costs rise faster than incomes. Continue Reading →

MTA Board’s Committee Meetings Watch (Live Stream)

cjkvqlyk_400x400Watch the MTA Board’s committee meetings that deal with transportation issues effecting Harlem residents live throughout the day. Continue Reading →