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Drive Like Your Family Lives Here

Drivers, your choices matter. That's the message of a powerful video that cabbies and city workers will soon watch as part of their driver training.

Citi Bike 2.0

The new head of New York's bike share company didn't mince words: “Things were broken when we came in.” Now, he said Citi Bike is tackling some of the system's biggest problems.

Affordable Housing Push Takes Express Train to MTA Boardroom

The drumbeat for affordable housing has moved from the streets to City Hall and, on Wednesday, into the MTA's board room.

Fewer New Yorkers Are Dying in Traffic Crashes

Traffic deaths are down in New York City, compared to this time last year. 

7 Train to West Side Will Open at Some Point

You've waited this long for the station at 34th Street and 11th Avenue to open. What's a few more weeks?

The Lament of the C Train Rider

"It's like Cinderella without the glass slipper," a former conductor says. If subway lines were fairy tales, the C train is most definitely still waiting for its prince to come.

Everything You Need to Know About the MTA's Fare and Toll Hike

This weekend, transit fares and MTA bridge and tunnel tolls are going up.

New Midtown Bus Terminal Proposal Causes Sticker Shock

Expect eyes to be popping at the Port Authority's board meeting Thursday when the potential price tag for the new bus terminal is unveiled.

Four Dangerous NYC Streets Could Get $250 Million Safety Upgrade

The de Blasio administration plans to give a handful of the city's most hazardous roadways the Vision Zero treatment.

After the Arrests of 6 Bus Drivers, MTA Asks for 'Fairness'

A law that makes it a criminal offense to injure or kill someone in a crosswalk was passed unanimously last year. Now, it's become controversial.

Witness: Driver 'Suddenly Pulled Forward' Into Path of Metro-North Train

Preliminary data from this week's deadly Metro-North collision shows the crossing gate warning system was "operating as designed," according to federal investigators.  

Metro-North Investigation to Ask: Why Was She There?

Federal investigators are on site in Westchester County, trying to determine what was happening in the moments before a Metro-North train collided with an SUV.

6 Killed in Metro-North Crash in Westchester

A crowded Harlem Line train crashed into a Mercedes SUV in Valhalla on Tuesday evening, creating a fatal explosion — and the deadliest incident in the railroad's history.

Even 40 Inches of Snow Would Be No Problem for These Trains

Today's storm hasn't been deemed "historic," as was last week's blizzard. But if it were to be, could the subways stay open? We analyzed every segment of the system to find the answer.

Ice on the Third Rail Strands 7 Trains

Service on the No. 7 subway line was halted Monday morning after a build up of ice cut power to the third rail.

MTA Had Plan to Keep Subways Running Despite Heavy Snow

It's called Plan V. But Gov. Cuomo instead shut the nation's largest mass transit system down for the first time because of snow.

Your Coming MTA Fare Hike, Explained

As expected, the MTA voted Thursday to raise fares and tolls. But before you fixate on the 25-cent increase, take heart: there's another way of looking at it.

The New MetroCard Probably Won't Be a Card

The MTA is at least five years away from implementing its new fare payment system. Meanwhile, it has to keep the MetroCard limping along.

Citi Bike's Parent Company Changes Name

Alta Bicycle Share not only has new ownership, but a new name. Effective immediately, the company is now known as Motivate.

Threatened Cuts to Overnight PATH Service Officially Dead

Something that wasn't likely to happen in the first place now really won't happen.