Keyword: Metropolitan Transportation Authority
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With more and more people staying home, and more even "essential" businesses like restaurants and cafes not able to keep going with just takeout and delivery, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is set to drastically reduce service while calling on Congress to earmark billions of dollars to keep the system solvent. more
The latest edition of The Riverdale Press is on newsstands now, but just in case you can't pick up a physical copy, we have the full e-edition right here. Free. more
Slipping onto a bus through the back door isn't just for fare-jumpers anymore.  Beginning Monday, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority wants any rider getting on a bus to use only the back doors. And if there's no way to pay going through that door, the fare is free. more
As more and more cases are reported of people contracting the virus that causes COVID-19 — better known as the coronavirus — in New York City, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is doing something about it. more
Two prominent Riverdale schools — SAR Academy and SAR High School — closed their doors Tuesday morning as a precaution after one student's family member became the second diagnosed case of COVID-19, commonly known as the coronavirus, in New York. more
Former federal railroad administrator Sarah Feinberg is the new interim president of New York City Transit — at least for now. more
For a while, New York City was ahead of the game when it came to accessible transit. And it was all thanks to a lawsuit. more
If you’re looking for music in Van Cortlandt Park this June, you might be a little disappointed. That is, unless you’re someone who lives near Vannie, because the recent denial ensuring Founders Entertainment won’t hold its Governors Ball music festival at the park is probably the best news you’ve heard this year. more
It seems the fight by express bus riders to maintain after-hours service connecting the Bronx and Manhattan has ended in victory. more
More police are coming to New York City’s subway system as early as this month, designed to help crack down on fare beaters and other issues the Metropolitan Transportation Authority says is costing it money (and reputation). more
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