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Editor's Note

Editor’s note: MTA leadership has a WTF moment over congestion pricing delay

The governor’s rushed decision-making undermines the authority of CEO Janno Lieber and the transit system’s board.

Albany Agenda

Hochul’s IOU plan for the MTA may be DOA

Gov. Kathy Hochul wants the state Legislature to pass a bill providing the MTA with an IOU in lieu of congestion pricing revenue, but many lawmakers and advocates oppose it.

Transportation

Lawmakers hold dueling press conferences on congestion pricing

Some state legislators are concerned about how to fund the MTA, but others are just glad their constituents won’t have to pay more tolls.

Albany Agenda

Will the MTA board put the brakes on congestion pricing?

Four members of the MTA board have said that they disagree with Hochul’s decision to suspend congestion pricing, but Hochul seems likely to get her way.

MTA

The sometimes overlooked tech behind the MTA

From countdown clocks to signal modernization, here’s how the transit system is making much needed improvements.

MTA

Cracking down on fare evasion on New York’s subways and buses

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is taking steps to stem a problem that cost the transit agency $690 million in lost revenue last year.

MTA

‘We have to get ridership back:’ An argument for why congestion pricing will happen

In an interview with City & State, Metropolitan Transportation Authority CEO Janno Lieber discusses why the controversial tolling program will ultimately win over New Yorkers.

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Interviews & Profiles

Keeping tabs on the MTA’s budget and policies

An interview with state Sen. Leroy Comrie, chair of the Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions.

Interviews & Profiles

Pushing back on congestion pricing

An interview with Kenneth Zebrowski, chair of the Assembly Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions.

Editor's Note

Editor’s note: The MTA is ready to make a deal on vacant retail space

The transit agency is negotiating with entrepreneurs to bring businesses back to the subways.

Policy

Company behind gun detection tech previewed in subway faces multiple lawsuits and federal investigations

Evolv, whose weapons detection scanners were recently demonstrated by Mayor Eric Adams, is being investigated by the SEC and the FTC for allegedly making misleading statements about what its technology can do.

Taxes

MTA gives final approval to congestion pricing plan

Though several lawsuits against the plan are still pending, the MTA board took a major step in approving details of the road tolling program on Wednesday.

Albany Agenda

Goldman, Levine and Reynoso back new bus funding

Rep. Dan Goldman, and the Manhattan and Brooklyn borough presidents, want Hochul to include $90 million for more free buses and better service