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In a surprising move, Governor Andrew Cuomo pulled the breaks on the L train shutdown on Wednesday

Cuomo Brings L Train Shutdown to a Screeching Halt

In a surprising and unexpected move, Governor Andrew Cuomo pulled the breaks on the L train shutdown on Wednesday, after a panel of engineering experts determined that a complete closure of the L train tunnel is unnecessary. Initially, the shutdown ...

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Comptroller Stringer Releases Report on the Cost of MTA Delays

  Survey reveals that subway delays particularly affect residents in lower-income communities, impacting riders' financial security and personal lives  Photo credit: New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer released on Sunday a report highlighting the effects of subway ...

MTA, protestors, swipe it forward, PROP

Protesters Offer Free Swipes for Crown Heights Commuters

  This past Tuesday hundreds of Crown Heights commuters were given free Metrocard swipes in protest of the New York City's aggressive fare beater policies. According to a recent report, the protesters represent the Police Reform Organizing Project (PROP), a political ...

Audit Report Shows Access-A-Ride Program Failed Disabled Riders

For the average New York citizen, the transportation options seem plentiful and fairly effective.  Despite consistent efforts to make the Metropolitan Transportation Authority an all-inclusive public offering, certain individuals with disabilities or handicaps are often left behind.  The addition of elevators ...

Express F Train Service Planned for Summer Trial and Beyond

Amid looming curiosity about decisions made by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Brooklyn riders are getting a jolt of hope as plans to restore express service to the F train are being released.  According to a recent article, the expansive transportation system ...

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