MTA

NYC's Subways Are Slow, Crowded and Smelly---Officials Say Part of the Problem Is You

More than five million riders crowd into New York City’s subway on an average workday, and officials say some of them are making everybody late.<p>At the 34th Street-Penn Station stop, Frank Gallagher thrust his foot between the closing doors of an uptown 2 train on a recent morning and wedged his way …

Trains

The Hieronymus Bosch Demon Bird Was Spotted Riding the New York City Subway the Other Day…

To me, the great promise of homeschooling is that one day your child might, on their own initiative, ride the New York City subways dressed in a …

New York City

Car, MTA bus crash in northwest Baltimore

A Maryland Transit Administration bus and a car crashed Friday afternoon in Baltimore.<p>Baltimore police said the crash occurred at the intersection of …

Transit

MTA chairman has Twitter tantrum when faced with a transit nightmare himself

MTA Chairman Joe Lhota never seems all that upset about disrupting the subway commutes of millions of New Yorkers, but threaten to take away his …

New York City

One Person Hurt After MTA Bus Driver Crashes Into Crown Heights Building

One person was injured after an MTA bus driver crashed into a Brooklyn building on Friday morning, authorities said.<p>The incident happened just after …

New York City

MTA Bus Slams Into Crown Heights Building, FDNY Says

An MTA bus crashed into a building on Ralph Avenue Friday morning, an FDNY spokesman said.

Transit

MTA chairman goes 'NIMBY' over Brooklyn Heights promenade

MTA Chairman Joe Lhota, whose subway system continues to founder, has finally encountered a piece of news terrible enough to turn him into an activist.<p>On Friday morning, Lhota tweeted out a story about the future closing of the Brooklyn Promenade, so that New York City can repair the deteriorating …

New York City

City police investigating bus crash in West Baltimore

City police are investigating a bus crash involving an MTA bus in West Baltimore Friday afternoon.<p>The crash occurred at the intersection of N. …

Transit

6 injured when MTA bus slams into Brooklyn building: Officials

An MTA bus slammed into a building in Brooklyn Friday morning, injuring six people, police and fire officials said.<p>Bus No. 6614 was traveling east on …

High Blood Pressure

Another Brooklyn subway stop had plaster fall from its ceiling

The incident at Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center happened earlier this morning<p>For the third time in as many months, a portion of the ceiling has come down in a subway station. Around 8:30 a.m., a straphanger tweeted a video showing a gaping hole above the 4/5 platform at the Atlantic Avenue-Barclays …

Andrew Cuomo

East Nashville pedestrian injured in crash near MTA bus stop

A pedestrian was serious hurt in a crash Friday morning on Gallatin Avenue in East Nashville, according to an emergency dispatcher.<p>The 5:30 a.m. …

Transit

Shane Ross: Bus Connects plan has nothing to do with me

The designer of the Bus Connects plan for Dublin has been defending the scheme.<p>The Government is continuing to face opposition to it's planned …

Fianna Fáil

Bus crashes into vacated building in Brooklyn

An MTA bus crashed into a vacated Brooklyn building on Friday, officials said.<p>The driver of the bus, traveling without passengers, careened into a …

Transit

N.H. man dies after climbing atop N.Y. train following Red Sox game

A New Hampshire man died Wednesday night after he climbed atop a train traveling through Westchester County, New York, and was apparently …

Boston Red Sox

MTA driver crashes bus into building in Brooklyn

An MTA bus crashed into a Brooklyn building Friday morning, authorities said.<p>The B45 bus was making a right turn when it slammed into the building on …

New York City

Pedestrian critically injured after possibly being hit by bus in East Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - Metro police are investigating after a pedestrian was critically injured after possibly being hit by a bus in East …

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

MTA Bus Crashes Into Building In Brooklyn

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> – An MTA bus hit a building in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn on Friday morning.Police say there weren’t any riders on …

Transit

BAD APPLES: NY Officials Blame RIDERS for ‘Crowded’ and ‘Smelly’ Subway System

Sep 21, 2018<p>BAD APPLES: NY Officials Blame RIDERS for ‘Crowded’ and ‘Smelly’ Subway System<p>New York officials deflected recent critiques against the …

Sean Hannity

New Hampshire man dies after climbing on roof of New York train

The man was identified by MTA officials as Michael Vigeant of Hudson, N.H.

New Hampshire

Subway station ceiling collapses on platform in Brooklyn

Chunks of a rotted subway station ceiling collapsed on a train platform in Brooklyn — snarling train service during the Friday morning rush.<p>Video …

New York City

Red Sox fan electrocuted train surfing from Yankee Stadium

A Red Sox fan on his way home from Yankee Stadium died Wednesday when he tried to climb on top of a Metro-North train and was electrocuted by …

Offbeat News

MTA will get larger ferry boats for L train shutdown route

The agency is aiming to increase capacity size on ferry boats from 149 to 240 passengers<p>With just seven months to go before the start of the 15-month L train shutdown, the MTA and city officials are still working out the kinks in their mitigation plan. One of the transit alternatives during the …

Transit

Danny Trejo Joins L.A’s Insane Campaign About Not Being a Pain on the Train

This time last year, the L.A. Metro system and gonzo director Mike Diva introduced us to Super Kind, a colorful superhero and pop star who fights …

Los Angeles County

The Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority Parodied BABYMETAL For A New PSA

Subscribe to Metal Injection on<p>Whoever decided to parody <b>Babymetal</b> for a new Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority PSA not only deserves a …

Los Angeles

Slash Brooklyn bus routes to save a system 'in decline,' researchers say

The overhaul includes fewer stops and routes, separated lanes, shorter wait times.

USDOT

New MTA Cellphone Tower Angers Tarrytown Residents

<b>TARRYTOWN, N.Y. (CBSNewYork)</b> — There is concern in one Westchester County town over a new cellphone tower.<p>The Metropolitan Transportation Authority …

Transit

Tommies This Week September 20-26

<b>Friday, September 21st</b><p><i>Men’s Rugby 8:00pm @ MTA</i><p>The Tommies have had almost two weeks off since their home opener defeat at the hands of the UPEI …

Canadian University Sports

A Peculiar Character From a Hieronymus Bosch Painting Comes to Life on the New York City Subway | Colossal

<p>Artist Rae Swon recently brought a fantastical creature from <i>The Temptation of St. Anthony</i> to life on the New York City subway. The triptych painting …

New York City

What to Know About the New Route for the Staten Island Express Bus System

A new route will be added to the recently-overhauled Express Bus system between Staten Island and Manhattan, and certain buses will get additional …

Staten Island

‘Flood Rat’: Move over Pizza Rat, New York City has a new rodent in town

A rat in a New York City subway station had one heck of a Tuesday after the rodent was caught in the middle of a flooded station, winning over the …

New York City