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Williamsburg »

MAP: See How Much Subway Ridership Increased at Your Station

MTA needs capital funding to keep up with demands placed on the aged system by increased ridership.

Jackson Heights »

Two Escalators at 74th Street Subway Hub Closing for $11 Million in Repairs

The escalators at the 74th Street-Roosevelt subway station will be out of service until early 2015.

Midtown »

Colorblind MTA Bus Driver Wants Job Back

The transit union is fighting for the worker, though he can't distinguish between stop light colors.

Upper East Side »

Lexington Ave. Trains to Run Express at Night This Week for Repairs

The MTA has announced a new FASTRACK schedule while tracks undergo maintenance.

Upper East Side »

Second Avenue Subway Receives 'B+' Grade From Carolyn Maloney

The congresswoman announced her fourth "report card" on construction progress on Monday.

Upper East Side »

MTA Opens Second Avenue Subway Community Information Center

The center is located at 1628 Second Ave., between East 84th and 85th Streets.

Upper East Side »

MTA Awards $258M Contract for Second Avenue Subway Station at E. 72nd St.

Judlau Contracting, Inc. will build the East 72nd Street station.

New York City »

Beat Memorial Day Weekend Crowds with Early Trains and Buses

The MTA and New Jersey Transit will offer extra trains and buses Friday afternoon.

Union Square »

Man Struck and Killed by Train at Union Square

A 53-year-old man was struck by a northbound L train at Union Square about 9:30 a.m.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Henry Hudson Bridge Celebrates 75th Birthday

The Henry Hudson Bridge, which connects Inwood to the Bronx, turns 75 years old on Dec. 12, 2011. 

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Wi-Fi Coming to Chelsea Subway Platforms by End of Year, Report Says

Wi-Fi is reportedly expected to come to subway platforms at four Chelsea stations by the end of the year.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Future 7 Train Station and Tunnel Revealed in Photo Tour

Photos released by the MTA this week reveal the progress of the future station at Eleventh Avenue and 34th Street.

Midtown & Theater District »

New Musicians Picked To Entertain In Subway

The Music Under New York program named its winners.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

MTA to Tackle 7 Train Delays by Halting Some Weekend Service

7 train riders will have to cope with a service cut this weekend between Times Square and Queensboro Plaza.

Manhattan »

Aspiring Subway Performers Audition for the MTA

Musicians performed at the Music Under New York try-outs.