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New York City »

Subway Service Suspended 4 to 5 Days After Hurricane Sandy

Mayor Bloomberg said subway service will be shut down for the rest of the week after Hurricane Sandy.

New York City »

MTA to Assess Damage to Transit System Following Hurricane Sandy

Chairman Joseph Lhota said the MTA has never "faced a disaster as devastating" as the one left by Sandy.

New York City »

MTA Shutdown of Subway, Commuter Lines at 7 p.m., PATH Shutdown at 12 a.m.

The MTA will shut down, and officials urge New Yorkers to hurry home early.

New York City »

MTA Fare Hikes Could Raise 30-Day Metrocard to $125

The MTA unveiled its options for March fare hikes Monday.

Long Island City »

MTA Finishes LIRR Tunnel Connecting Grand Central to Queens

The MTA's East Side Access project is expected to be completed in 2019.

New York City »

Wheelchair User Fights the MTA Over Subway Platform Gaps

Michele Kaplan is calling on the MTA to make subway stations more wheelchair-accessible.

New York City »

Yankees Honor Hero Who Caught Girl After Third-Floor Fall

The Yankees honored a hero bus driver who caught a girl who fell from a third-floor window.

Midtown »

MTA 'Played Favorites' Giving Apple an Edge in Grand Central, Audit Finds

The state comptroller said the MTA worked with Apple for more than a year before the RFP was issued.

Astoria »

Bring Back the W Train, Astoria Pol Says

Senator Gianaris wants the W subway and the QM22 express bus brought back to Queens.

Rockaway Beach »

Historic Photos Celebrate 75th Anniversary of Marine Parkway Bridge

The Marine Parkway Bridge, connecting Brooklyn to the Rockaways, turns 75 on Tuesday.

Columbus Circle »

New Retail Zone Proposed at Columbus Circle Station

The MTA is calling for bids for a 13-store retail complex at the Columbus Center transit center. 

Downtown Brooklyn »

Transit Workers Want To Stop the OnThe-Job Assaults

The first ever National Transit Workers Assault Conference was held in Downtown Brooklyn on Thursday.

Midtown & Theater District »

MTA Launches App that Shows Artwork in the Transit System

The MTA is set to launch a new iPhone and Android app showcasing art in the subway system.

South Bronx »

MTA to Install Location Trackers on Bronx Buses This Year

Riders will be able to locate the nearest bus by sending a text message or visiting the Bus Time website.

Manhattan »

MTA's Chief Joseph Lhota Says He'll Work with Customers and Employees

Joseph Lhota started as the MTA's executive director on Monday after Jay Walder's departure in October.