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Policy

Meta, TikTok and more take down thousands of subway surfing videos

Eric Adams has blamed social media for a lot. Now those platforms are stepping up to discourage subway surfing.

MTA

Congestion pricing still has skeptics in the City Council

Many elected officials acknowledge the benefits of congestion pricing, but still have questions about the MTA’s implementation of the historic program.

Editor's Note

Editor’s Note: Dick Ravitch deserves recognition at the new Penn Station

The reconstructed transit hub should include a train hall named after the former Metropolitan Transportation Authority chair and giant of public service

Policy

State comptroller says MTA should be able to manage debt with state funding

A new report by Thomas DiNapoli found the financially-strained agency should be able to get on track with state funding and a higher payroll mobility tax in the budget.

Editor's Note

Editor’s Note: Friends of the MTA are a welcome support for New York’s subways

The volunteer program will prove rewarding for its volunteers and the stations they support.

MTA

Bronx to state leaders: Fix the MTA

As borough officials rallied in support of free buses, MTA officials warned of the agency’s dire fiscal circumstances

MTA

Can Hochul help the MTA avoid its impending financial crisis?

Experts agree the governor and state lawmakers need to step in to provide aid to the transportation agency heading into the next legislative session.

MTA

MTA in need of new funding source, DiNapoli says

Filling massive operating budget deficits will require more than finding cost efficiency savings, a new report from the state comptroller said.

Policy

MTA to install ‘Big Brother’ security cameras in all New York City subway cars

Gov. Kathy Hochul and the MTA are optimistic new measures will prevent subway crime and give riders an added sense of security.

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Policy

MTA to start enforcing $50 mask fines

The penalty was put in place last year, but officials now say they plan to ramp up enforcement.

Transportation

The MTA isn’t budging on ending shared Access-A-Ride trips

Users want solo rides to resume because of the pandemic, but the MTA claims a driver shortage makes that impossible.

Transportation

The mad dash for a new MTA leader

Cuomo didn’t get the restructuring he wanted, a rare transit loss for the governor.

Transportation

Where subway performance stands at the end of the MTA emergency

A look at key performance indicators at the beginning and end of the MTA’s four-year state of emergency.

New York State

MTA leadership should be on the same page

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

MTA

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.

MTA

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.