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December 21, 2015Governor Cuomo said he wants an additional mile-and-a-half of track built to create a rail link between La Guardia Airport and Willets Point in Queens.
November 23, 2015Fifty cents goes to the MTA every times you ride a yellow or green taxi, but with taxi ridership shrinking, so does the MTA's bottom line.
October 13, 2015At close to $30 billion, the MTA is about to get handed a record sum of money to maintain and expand a transit system that's showing wear and tear from record ridership, but riders shouldn't expect quick fixes.
September 02, 2015A new report urges the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to pick up the pace on making station repairs throughout a system that's more than a century old and to look for new ways to fund the work.
August 26, 2015Thanks to the surge of car services like uber, fewer and fewer people are taking yellow cabs—and it's just not cabbies who are feeling the pinch. The decline has real implications for the city's transit system, which received fifty cents for every cab ride.
July 22, 2015The Mayor's Executive Budget, which leaves unanswered how billions of dollars in much-needed transit improvements will be funded. The MTA is preparing its capital plan through 2019 which will determine the system's future condition.
March 25, 2015Drivers could be paying more to help fund mass transit if one non-profit group gets its way.
The Citizens Budget Commission is proposing a number of fees on cars and trucks to help the MTA close a $1 billion gap in its capital investment program.
March 25, 2015NY1's The Call discusses CBC Proposal in Recent Report "More than Fare: Options for Funding Future Capital Investments by the MTA.