New York State

MTA leadership should be on the same page

The MTA needs clear lines of authority to address immediate challenges.


The end of the un-scientific subway shutdown

Growing scientific research suggested disinfecting trains had little effect on spread of the coronavirus. Cuomo did it for a year anyway.


PATH and NYC’s subway air is unsurprisingly toxic

A new study has found that the city’s underground subway air quality is full of hazardous air particles that could cause asthma, lung cancer and heart disease.

NYC Department of Transportation

Why are the NYC subways still closed overnight?

Calls to reopen the subways for 24/7 service are growing after nearly a year of closures.


Can the MTA get back on track without derailing New York’s recovery?

NY’s recovery depends on trimming MTA’s operating budget while maintaining efficient service.


How the MTA operates

Who controls New York City’s public transportation system?


Why the MTA has Georgia on its mind

A Senate win in Georgia could mean more funding for the MTA

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MTA should cut waste to spare riders

The MTA plans devastating service slashes to avoid confronting the root of its fiscal problems.


How safe is your commute?

Your best chance to stay healthy on buses, trains and automobiles.

New York City

Carmageddon is nigh

If commuters all take to their cars – or even just stay home – the MTA is doomed.


MTA wants startups to help solve its coronavirus problem

The authority issues a new “challenge” for tech companies to keep transit safe.


MTA tests high-tech super-cleaners

Ultraviolet machines, antimicrobials and disinfectants are all at the MTA’s disposal.


NYC subway shutdown makes history, garners criticism

Reviews are in for the first planned overnight shutdown of the subways in 115 years.