Stephen Nessen appears in the following:
Sunday, September 26, 2021
This year the MTA avoided near catastrophic service and job cuts thanks to federal relief. Now the State Senate wants to make sure the transit agency is spending that money wisely.
Thursday, September 16, 2021
The MTA says it's looking for new ways to avoid flooding in the subway, following record breaking rainfall from Hurricane Ida's remnants earlier this month.
Thursday, September 16, 2021
Last weekend a 3-month-old infant was killed in a crash in Brooklyn caused by a reckless driver with dozens of speeding tickets to his name.
Sunday, September 12, 2021
The watchdog group Reinvent Albany says the AirTrain from eastern Queens to LaGuardia is expected to cost $2.1 billion —and will only serve about 6,000 riders a day.
Friday, September 10, 2021
Last month's MTA power problem that caused nearly half the subway lines to go offline for over an hour - stranding hundreds of riders - may have been due to human error.
Wednesday, September 08, 2021
In an effort to address climate change by reducing vehicle emissions, New York City will add electric vehicle charging stations to city-owned parking garages.
Tuesday, September 07, 2021
The most ubiquitous crime-fighting phrase to emerge in the aftermath of September 11 almost never made it into the American vernacular.
Wednesday, September 01, 2021
Governor Kathy Hochul was on the job just five days before facing her first emergency. A power surge on Sunday caused widespread outages, leaving hundreds of riders stranded.
Monday, August 30, 2021
Eight subway lines were shutdown for several hours Sunday night, after a power interruption. Early reports point to a failure at the MTA as the source of the problem.
Friday, August 27, 2021
Organizers of the Gateway project are ready to submit a major funding request to the federal government. It's the latest step to build a new Hudson rail tunnel.
Thursday, August 26, 2021
New York City officials are warning that starting Monday, drivers should expect more delays than usual on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway.
Wednesday, August 25, 2021
As temperatures rise above ground, commuters often expect to step into the cool comforts of an air-conditioned subway. But it's so-called "hot car" season in the city.
Friday, August 13, 2021
The fallout from Governor Andrew Cuomo’s resignation continues. The head of New York's Department of Financial Services, Linda Lacewell, resigned Friday.
Tuesday, August 10, 2021
Governor Cuomo prided himself on building things that would outlast him: bridges, airports, train stations. But he also made it hard for some transit leaders to do their jobs.
Friday, August 06, 2021
In July the agency resumed trips with multiple passengers in its cars and vans. But riders and activists are raising new concerns over whether that's safe.
Wednesday, August 04, 2021
The debate over what to do with the most crumbling part of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway seems to have been settled, for now; the mayor has decided to delay a decision.
Wednesday, July 28, 2021
The MTA has decided to honor a disability rights advocate who died earlier this year, and was known for clashing with the agency over its lack of accessible subway stations.
Monday, July 26, 2021
The moped share company plans to place 50 Tesla taxis on Manhattan streets by next month.
Wednesday, July 21, 2021
Several times a year, the MTA dispatches volunteers give out free masks, which are required in subway stations, on trains and in buses.
Monday, July 19, 2021
The MTA says it won't raise fares on subways, buses or the commuter rails this year. The agency hopes this encourages more riders to return.