East Side Access, long delayed and over cost, finally opened, but it isn’t drawing new riders and may actually be scaring some away.
The slow buses will continue until fare compliance improves.
A lack of functioning cameras in the station reportedly hindered the NYPD's investigation. It's a familiar story for the beleaguered transit agency.
The Interborough Express, a proposed rail link sweeping across an underutilized freight rail line between Brooklyn and Queens, is—finally—a transportation project worth getting excited about.
Advocates have been calling on the MTA to install subway platform doors for years to prevent exactly this kind of tragedy. Instead, the MTA hasn’t built any.
Unpopular, uncomfortable $670 "leaners" were installed to discourage the homeless from sleeping, to the detriment of people looking for somewhere to sit.
This could be the end of U.S. public transit as we know it. Whether that will be a good or bad thing depends on what happens next.
“We have to give people confidence to come back on buses,” a union official told Motherboard. “Having a packed bus does not give people confidence.”
"Nobody is regulating anything if the buses are super crowded. I'm regulating it myself."
“A lot of the workforce is probably already infected.”
Ridership is likely going to plummet, which will make it harder on local transit agencies