NEW YORK, NY --The state Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the Empire Center for Public Policy have reached an out-of-court settlement in which the MTA acknowledges its failure to respond “in a timely manner” to the Center’s Freedom of InfRead more
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Senator George Latimer, Assemblywoman Amy Paulin, and Assemblyman Tom Abinanti were joined by several regional Westchester County library officials to announce the repeal of the MTA Payroll Tax for New York PRead more
WASHINGTON, DC -- The National Transportation Safety Board has issued its preliminary report on the Metro-North Valhalla train/SUV collision.
NEW YORK, NY -- Metro-North is expanding the use of its new Ticket Issuing Machines (TIMs) which enable customers to use credit cards to purchase tickets onboard the train to all lines.Read more
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- -- Mercedes-Benz is sending members of an Accident Investigation team to evaluate the vehicle which caused the Metro-North train crash in Valhalla, NY, according to sources familiar with the investigation.Read more
NEW YORK, NY -- In s statement issued by Joseph J. Giulietti, President of the MTA Metro-North Railroad and Thomas F.Read more
ALBANY, NY -- Separate audits of Metro-North Railroad and the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) found they failed to properly manage overtime paid by funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), allowing abuses such as allowing some conductors to charge overtime for tasks such as washing up for work, New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli announced today.Read more