NY1 reports things went off the rails at a meeting in East Harlem on Thursday where MTA chairman Joe Lhota was set to discuss the future of the city’s crumbling Continue Reading →
The MTA began its “Enhanced Station Initiative” on Monday, with the 110th Street stop on the B and C lines set to be closed for roughly six months.
ABC reports that an MTA worker died while on the job at 125th Street on the Lexington Avenue line early Tuesday morning after falling nine feet and hitting his head Continue Reading →
Today Thursday, March 8, 2018, the MTA testifies before the Council Committee on Transportation at its annual preliminary budget hearing for FY19. Below are opening remarks a prepared for delivery Continue Reading →
Halstead Property agent Tecumta Tiwoni just closed on a fabulous 20-foot wide corner townhouse on the prestigious Strivers Row on February 16th, 2018, for $4 million dollars. This marks the first Continue Reading →
NY Curbed reports that in an effort to make commuting between the Long Island Railroad and New York City transit an easier affair, MTA chairman Joe Lhota expects to launch Continue Reading →
Council Member Helen Rosenthal voiced her opposition today to the MTA funding proposal included in the Governor’s Executive Budget, calling it a distraction from the need for fundamental reform at Continue Reading →
NY Curbed reports that he MTA is gearing up to modernize its bus fleet and has launched a three-year pilot to test out 10 all-electric buses that not only reduce Continue Reading →
Notify NYC reports that due to a rail condition, there is no 3 train service between 96th and 148th Streets, Harlem, NY.
Brendan Krisel, from the Patch writes that with New Year’s Eve is fast approaching, and from Harlem to Hollis folks are gearing up to welcome millions of revelers into the city for Continue Reading →
Railway Age reports that Metro-North Railroad’s White Plains, Harlem-125th Street, Crestwood, Port Chester and Riverdale stations will undergo enhancement work as part of MTA’s Enhanced Stations Initiative.
The Daily News reports that the MTA is looking for a contractor to design and build one of the subway’s first platform barriers, which are common in transit systems around Continue Reading →
Today November 30th, 2017, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, Chair of the Council Committee on Transportation, proposed measures to improve service delivery by the MTA.
Curbed reports that New York City’s already stressful commutes only get worse during the holiday season, when it seems like nearly everyone is trying to make their way from one Continue Reading →
If you were working today in Harlem or at home with the kids today and missed the MTA board meeting, click the link below to watch the full MTA Board Continue Reading →
Curbed NY reports that beginning next spring, the MTA will increase the number of trains on the 2, 3, 7, N, W, and Q lines as the agency attempts to Continue Reading →
Passengers were evacuated from a 1 train in Harlem Friday morning when the train started to spew smoke, an MTA spokeswoman told Patch.
NY Curbed reports that the flip-up seats on the L train have arrived. It might still be a few days (or weeks) before you actually see them on your commute, Continue Reading →
Council Members Helen Rosenthal, Harlem’s Ydanis Rodriguez and other elected officials and advocacy organizations gathered today on the steps of City Hall to call for the creation of an independent commission to study cost Continue Reading →
NY Curbed reports that the MTA has launched a new payment pilot program that may see the MetroCard go the way of the subway token.
On Thursday, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that he has assembled a 16-person “Fix New York City” panel that will come up with solutions to the city’s gridlock problems and also Continue Reading →
NY Curbed reports that in its latest push to fix the city’s ailing subway system, the MTA has decided to double the fine for littering, the New York Post reports.
Standing alongside Mayor de Blasio as he announced his support for a Fair Fix Plan to fix the subways and fund reduced fares for lower income New Yorkers living in Continue Reading →
The [easyazon_link identifier=”1628872764″ locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]New York City[/easyazon_link] subway serves 6 million riders on a daily basis. In the past few months, the system has experienced numerous power failures, equipment malfunctions, Continue Reading →
On Tuesday, August 8th, 2017, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez delivered the following opening statement at the NYC Council Transportation Committee hearing on the MTA and its subways.