Every five years, the MTA lays out the major projects it plans to undertake — and how it will fund them. Now, facing a $15 billion shortfall, it needs buy-in from all stakeholders.
New penalties for hit-and-run drivers in New York. Chicago transit welcomes bike commuters. Seattle streetcars take a whole lane. And, installing wifi on planes is harder than you think.
Phase 2 of the Second Avenue Subway, a contactless fare payment system, and Metro-North trains into Penn Station: it's all part of the MTA's proposed new five-year capital plan.
When the #7 train extension opens next year, it will have a "lush park" at the subway entrance — and one of the system's largest mosaics.
New York's City Council unanimously passed new penalties for hit-and-run drivers who knowingly leave the scene of a crash.
The Metropolitan Police Department is in the midst of a bicycling law enforcement spree, writing tickets for numerous violations.
Diplomatic officials owe NYC $16 million in unpaid parking tickets. Lawmakers are understandably wary about in-flight cell phone conversations. And: New Jersey's gas tax, explained.
The MTA says nearly half of its upcoming capital program — which includes projects like the next phase of the Second Avenue Subway — is unfunded.
Taxicab companies and drivers say business is down at least 20 percent, because of competition from unregulated, low-price rideshare services.
Uber's navigation picks "less-than-ideal routes." Sidewalks in Florida are forcing pedestrians onto the highway. GM adds 200,000 cars to its recall tally. And a Tina Turner car ad.
Houston is delaying the opening of two new rail lines. The Tappan Zee Bridge is taking shape. It's now possible to purchase an antimicrobial transit jacket. And: happy Park(ing) Day!
Cab drivers will soon be required to post a sticker on their windshields reminding them to watch for pedestrians in crosswalks.
Welcome back to the job, Jamie Fox. Now, how are you going to fix transportation in the country's most densely populated state?
The cost of complying with Virginia's new storm water regulations won't put Silver Line Phase II to Dulles Airport over-budget, according to an MWAA official.
Take an art tour of Detroit's People Mover. Or buy Easy Rider's ride. Bike lane NIMBYism hits New Orleans. And, Citi Bike workers join a union.
The ferry system is getting new storm-resilient boats and docking stations, thanks to almost $192 million in federal funding.
A new tool making parks “easier to explore, discover and enjoy” was one of the winners of the Big Apps challenge.
Baggage handlers, skycaps, and wheelchair attendants are protesting what they say is harassment and anti-union intimidation by their employer, Alstate Maintenance.
Simulated streetcar service begins September 29th, with normal operations but no passengers on board.
NYC's taxi fleet will get a lot more wheelchair-accessible. Rideshare is gutting San Francisco's traditional taxi industry. And: NASA is getting back into human space flight.