The goal of any public transit administration is to increase ridership without jeopardizing safety and efficiency. The question is whether the installation of these doors will improve this….and the overall outlook for the MTA.
A talk on Earth Day pulled back the curtain on something we thought we all knew: the MTA. Almost as inherent to MTA city travel as the sound of screeching brakes is the griping and groaning we do while on board.
Tapping the Tappan Zee Bridge for Wind Power – really cool idea. Urban Omnibus has an extended interview with the MTA’s Art for Transit Director. Gothamist reports on a neighborhood plan for West Eighth Street that hinges on outdoor restaurant seating.
Workers completed tunneling for the first phase of the Second Avenue Subway on Sept. 22, 2011, when the project’s tunnel boring machine reached the Lexington Av-63 St station, breaking into the existing subway system.