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They may be small and light as a feather, but they can cause big problems for a 40-ton railcar.
With winter approaching, MTA agencies are making preparations to provide safe service in the event of snow and ice storms.
MTA New York City Transit is once again preparing for winter weather.
To prepare for winter, MTA Metro-North Railroad has upgraded its snow-fighting arsenal of specialty equipment and improved customer communications and storm response protocols after last year's record snow falls.
MTA Metro-North Railroad began train service to the newly built Fairfield Metro Station on December 5. Every train that stops at Fairfield now stops at Fairfield Metro and they are in the same fare zone.
This weekend, workers replaced panels of track on the J/Z Line near Hewes St and prepared to replace a track in the Livonia Yard in Brooklyn, which supplies trains to the 3 and 4 Lines.
The LIRR has launched a new Quiet Car pilot program on the Far Rockaway Branch. In the pilot, four morning and six evening rush hour trains operating between Far Rockaway and Atlantic Terminal will have a designated quiet car.
The City is decked out for the holiday season. Get to all the festivities by taking the Long Island Rail Road. We offer fast, frequent and convenient service to Penn Station, and a variety of special fares that can save you money too!
What's the most useful transit-related app out there? The MTA needs your help to find out! Through January 11, the public is invited to comment and vote on 42 apps
Thanks to an extraordinary rebuilding effort by Metro-North's employees, full train service resumed on the Port Jervis Line on Monday, Nov. 28
This Sunday, The New York Times' design critic Alice Rawsthorn had some praise for The Weekender, our effort to make it easier to find out about planned service diversions on the subway on weekends.
Take a ride on a vintage subway
The annual Christmas Tree Lighting at Rockefeller Center will take place on Wednesday, November 30 and the subway is the best way to get there.
There's no better way to do your holiday shopping than utilizing the MTA to avoid the traffic and aggravation during these gridlock alert days.
There's no better way to get to the Thanksgiving Day Parade than the MTA during these gridlock alert days.
The harbor front Village of Port Jefferson will kick off its annual three-day Dickens Festival on Friday, December 2 and MTA Long Island Rail Road is the perfect way for devotees to take in the festivities
This weekend, workers replaced tracks and station components on the upper 1 Line, and repaired tracks on the 2/3, 7, N and J/M/Z Lines.
The MTA was recognized Nov 17 by the New York & New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council for creating and implementing small business development programs.
Grand Central Terminal, in the heart of New York City, is a true holiday destination for commuters and tourists alike.