Uptown Council Member Rodriguez’s Call For The MTA To Start the $52 Billion Dollar Capital Plan In Train Stations

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority‘s new capital plan includes historic levels of investment to make our public transportation system faster, safer, more accessible and more reliable. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio, Ydanis Rodriguez And Announces The Formation Better Buses Advisory Group

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced the formation of an advisory group for the administration’s Better Buses Action Plan to increase bus speeds by 25% across the five boroughs by the end of 2020. Continue Reading →

MTA, Chase And Visa Say They Can Make Riding The New York Subway Easier

Chase has teamed up with Visa to help new New York transit riders get through the turnstiles and onto trains a little faster reports our source. Continue Reading →

Water Damage Creates Subway Ceiling Collapse In Harlem

A section of plaster ceiling in a Harlem subway station collapsed Wednesday night, prompting the MTA to fully inspect the station to ensure riders’ safety. Continue Reading →

The Harlem Line From NY And Harlem Railroad Was The First Streetcar Company In The World

The Metro-North Railroad Harlem Line, originally chartered as the New York and Harlem Railroad, is an 82-mile commuter rail line running north from New York City into eastern Dutchess County. Continue Reading →

Second Avenue Subway May Complicate East Harlem Developments Says Report

Extending the Second Avenue Subway to East Harlem will be a massive undertaking that transit officials estimate may take up to 10 years to complete. Continue Reading →

MTA To Replace Subway Newsstands With Vending Machines From Harlem To Hollis

NY Curbed reports that vending machines loaded with snacks and travel-sized toiletries may replace newsstands at subway stations across the city, the Daily News reports. Continue Reading →

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