Opinion: New Yorkers deserve subway safety, not scare tactics and empty responses

To improve public safety on the subways, we need more services for mentally ill individuals, not more National Guard troops.

Editor's Note

Editor’s Note: Grizzly subway fight is latest blow to MTA

The agency needs to get a grip on violence that keeps erupting on the rails.

New York City

Ghostbusters: Hochul and Adams take on fake or obscured license plates

Cracking down on so-called ghost cars will be a joint effort to recoup bridge and tunnel toll money.

Criminal Justice

Hochul leaves bail behind and continues tough-on-crime approach with subway deployment

The governor said she would send National Guard troops and state police to check bags in the New York City subway system.

Editor's Note

Editor’s note: If there’s one way to get straphangers angry, it’s a subway delay

A work stoppage after a grisly attack on a conductor made for a hellish morning commute that was totally unnecessary.

New York City

The MTA will put all future capital projects on hold until congestion pricing lawsuits go away

The Port Authority’s Rick Cotton and Jamie Torres-Springer of the MTA talked about major infrastructure projects at City & State’s event.


DiNapoli: MTA needs $43B for repairs and upgrades

The costs estimates were detailed in a new report released by the state comptroller detailing the agency’s needs assessments over the next 20 years, starting in 2025.


MTA head 'really burned' by New Jersey over congestion pricing lawsuit, calls NJ Transit 'crummy service'

Janno Lieber unleashed his frustrations with the Garden State while some New York lawmakers made their own complaints about his agency during a joint budget hearing on transportation.

Editor's Note

Editor’s note: Hornell is no longer overlooked as America’s high-speed rail manufacturing home

The tiny town in the Southern Tier is on a comeback building next-generation Acela trains as well as other trains for transportation systems across the country.

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Interviews & Profiles

‘Now I’m part of the statistic’ Assembly Member Jessica González-Rojas talks pedestrian safety

The Queens progressive was hit by a car on Jan. 4, and she said she’s more determined now to pursue street safety legislation.


UFT, Staten Island borough president sue to block congestion pricing

The lawsuit is the latest in a series calling for a more thorough environmental review of the program’s impact on surrounding areas.


Congestion pricing is one step closer to becoming a reality. Here’s what you need to know.

“We really wanted to limit exemptions and we did,” Traffic Mobility Review Board Chair Carl Weisbrod said of the board’s recommendations.

New York City

Congestion pricing sensors excluded from Lincoln Tunnel property, draws outcry from electeds

Officials representing Manhattan’s Hell’s Kitchen alleged gantries used for the upcoming toll program were deliberately kept off land owned by the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey.

Interviews & Profiles

Rick Cotton on LaGuardia, World Trade Center, Port Authority Bus Terminal projects

The executive director of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has learned a thing or two about getting massive projects to the finish line.


Dispelling technology fears as New York City move towards automation

While leaders and tech industry professionals push for digitization, the MTA seeks to rebuild credibility.

Heard Around Town

Free buses start on Sunday

A pilot program to test the feasibility of fareless buses is set to start Sept. 24.