Due To Weather Conditions Harlem Services Are Suspended On The Metro-North Line

Due to weather conditions from strong winds and heavy rain are expected that can cause flying debris, turn unsecured objects into projectiles, and cause power outages on all Harlem, Hudson, and New Haven Line services are suspended on the Metro-North Railroad. Continue Reading →

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Busing As Work On Harlem Line Continues

Patch reports that in May, Metro-North customers on the upper Harlem Line will have to deal with substitute bus service and some schedule changes. Continue Reading →

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Disability Rights Protest Derails MTA Event In East Harlem

NY1 reports things went off the rails at a meeting in East Harlem on Thursday where MTA chairman Joe Lhota was set to discuss the future of the city’s crumbling subway system. Continue Reading →

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Harlem Residents And Others Protest MTA’s Station Enhancement Plan

The MTA began its “Enhanced Station Initiative” on Monday, with the 110th Street stop on the B and C lines set to be closed for roughly six months. Continue Reading →

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MTA Worker Dies After Fall In East Harlem

ABC reports that an MTA worker died while on the job at 125th Street on the Lexington Avenue line early Tuesday morning after falling nine feet and hitting his head while doing debris pickup. Continue Reading →

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Uptown Chair Ydanis Rodriguez “MTA Should Focus On Maintenance And Repairs,” From Harlem To Hollis

Today Thursday, March 8, 2018, the MTA testifies before the Council Committee on Transportation at its annual preliminary budget hearing for FY19. Below are opening remarks a prepared for delivery by Chair Ydanis Rodriguez. Continue Reading →

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Uptown Council Member Rosenthal Says “Enough Games” On MTA Budget Proposal

Council Member Helen Rosenthal voiced her opposition today to the MTA funding proposal included in the Governor’s Executive Budget, calling it a distraction from the need for fundamental reform at the MTA. Continue Reading →

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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 →

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‘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 →

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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 →

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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 →

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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 →

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Uptown’s Rodriguez Press Conference Announcing Council Oversight Hearing On The L Train

Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, Chair of the Council Committee on Transportation, Council Members Rafael Espinal and Antonio Reynoso joined by Rebecca Bailin, Campaign Manager for Riders Alliance, Joseph Catrufo, …. Continue Reading →

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MTA Should Only Focus On Maintenance, Repair And The Signal System

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Today November 30th, 2017, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, Chair of the Council Committee on Transportation, proposed measures to improve service delivery by the MTA. Continue Reading →

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

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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 →

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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 →

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MTA’s Folding Seats On NYC Subway Roll Out Soon

NY Curbed reports that the flip-up seats on the L train have arrived. It might still be a few days (or weeks) before you actually see them on your commute, but the New York Post spotted the newly-fitted train cars at an MTA rail yard on Wednesday. Continue Reading →

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Council Members Rosenthal And Rodriguez Call For Independent Study Of MTA Costs

Council Members Helen Rosenthal, Harlem’s Ydanis Rodriguez and other elected officials and advocacy organizations gathered today on the steps of City Hall to call for the creation of an independent commission to study cost reform at the MTA. Continue Reading →

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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 →

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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 →

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