Harlem Waves Goodbye To MTA President Andy Byford Who Resigns After Two Years

Andy Byford has resigned from the MTA. The New York City Transit president resigned after two years reigning over the city’s subways and buses, the MTA announced Thursday. Continue Reading →

MTA Says, Person Hit By Train At Harlem Subway Station

A person is in critical condition after being hit by a train in Harlem during rush hour Thursday morning, the MTA said. Continue Reading →

Uptown Council Member Rodriquez And Others Hold Joint Oversight Hearing On Access-A-Ride Program

Today, members of the Transportation Committee, the Committee on Mental Health, Disabilities, and Addictions, and the Committee on Aging held an oversight hearing on the Access-A-Ride program. Continue Reading →

Uptown’s Rodiquez And Others Call On The MTA To Fix The Transportation System Now!

Today, Monday, November 23rd, 2019, Transportation Committee Chair Ydanis Rodriguez, Public Transit Riders, Advocates and Transit workers called on the MTA to prioritize riders’ needs for reliable, accessible subway in capital program, and preserve transit service levels during construction. Continue Reading →

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 →

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