MTA To Launch ‘Freedom Ticket’ To Connect Subway, Bus, And LIRR From Harlem To Hollis

NY Curbed reports that in an effort to make commuting between the Long Island Railroad and New York City transit an easier affair, MTA chairman Joe Lhota expects to launch a pilot program this year to make transferring between bus, subway, and LIRR service possible under one ticket. Continue Reading →

MTA Rolls Out New Electric Buses For 3-Year Pilot Program

NY Curbed reports that he MTA is gearing up to modernize its bus fleet and has launched a three-year pilot to test out 10 all-electric buses that not only reduce emissions, but also enhance customer experience by offering modern conveniences like Wi-Fi and USB ports. Continue Reading →

‘Bomb Cyclone’ Even Hit Underground Subway Stations From Harlem To Hollis (Update)

NY Post reports that some riders who hoped to escape the driving snow and wind by heading underground to their subway station were out of luck on Thursday. Continue Reading →

Finally, Each NYC Subway Station Has Countdown Clocks From Harlem To Hollis

NY Curbed reports that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has met its self-imposed deadline to install platform countdown clocks at every single subway NYC station—471 in total—by the end of 2017, according to the New York Daily News. Continue Reading →

New Year Holiday MTA Service Changes

Brendan Krisel, from the Patch writes that with New Year’s Eve is fast approaching, and from Harlem to Hollis folks are gearing up to welcome millions of revelers into the city for the holiday. Continue Reading →

MTA Seeks Contractor For First Platform Safety Barriers From Harlem To Hollis

The Daily News reports that the MTA is looking for a contractor to design and build one of the subway’s first platform barriers, which are common in transit systems around the world. Continue Reading →

New York Transit Museum’s Vintage Subway Trains Return For The Holidays

Curbed reports that as has the holiday season approaches, the New York Transit Museum is once again collaborating with the MTA to offer subway rides on its vintage fleet of subway cars. Continue Reading →

Port Authority And MTA Will Offer Free Bus Service

Curbed reports that New York City’s already stressful commutes only get worse during the holiday season, when it seems like nearly everyone is trying to make their way from one place to another. Continue Reading →

Watch The Full MTA Board Meeting 2017 ( Full Video)

If you were working today in Harlem or at home with the kids today and missed the MTA board meeting, click the link below to watch the full MTA Board meeting. Continue Reading →

MTA Will Increase Subway Service To Boost Ridership From Harlem To Hollis

Curbed NY reports that beginning next spring, the MTA will increase the number of trains on the 2, 3, 7, N, W, and Q lines as the agency attempts to boost its declining subway ridership numbers, reports amNewYork. Continue Reading →

In Goal To Phase Out MetroCard MTA Tests Mobile Ticketing From Harlem To Hollis

NY Curbed reports that the MTA has launched a new payment pilot program that may see the MetroCard go the way of the subway token. Continue Reading →

Governor Cuomo Announces ‘Fix NYC’ MTA Woes Panel From Harlem To Hollis

On Thursday, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that he has assembled a 16-person “Fix New York City” panel that will come up with solutions to the city’s gridlock problems and also bring more money to the MTA, reports the New York Daily News. Continue Reading →

Remaining Bridges And Tunnels Toll Booths Removed From Harlem To Hollis

NY Curbed reports that at 3 a.m. on Saturday morning, the last of the MTA’s bridges and tunnels with toll booths began receiving cashless tolling systems, making that portion of the New York Crossing Project complete. Continue Reading →

What, MTA Doubles Fines For Littering, But Does Not Mention Service And Cost

NY Curbed reports that in its latest push to fix the city’s ailing subway system, the MTA has decided to double the fine for litteringthe New York Post reports. Continue Reading →

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

The [easyazon_link identifier=”1628872764″ locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]New York City[/easyazon_link] 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 →