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Joseph Lhota Tapped by Governor Cuomo to Head MTA

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo will nominate Joseph J. Lhota to serve as MTA Chairman and CEO. Lhota will need to be confirmed to the post by the New York State Senate.

Remembering the Myrtle Avenue El

1969 was a big year. Neil Armstrong became the first person to walk on the moon and the MTA ran its last antique wooden train on the now-defunct Myrtle Avenue El Line.

App of the Week: MetroCalc

If you've been carrying around an old, forgotten MetroCard that has less than a ride's worth of money on it, our App of the Week, MetroCalc, can help you put that MetroCard back to use.

Weekend at Work: Oct. 14-17, 2011

This weekend, workers rehabilitated tracks near Canal St on the A/C/E and near Borough Hall on the 2/3, replaced track panels on the J/M/Z near Flushing Av., and continued rehabilitating the E. 180 St 2/5 Station.

Metro-North Railroad Wins Prestigious International Design Award

The Triennial Brunel Award for Overall Excellence in Railroad Design

Two Stations on the No. 6 line Reopened as Rehab Work Continues

Customers on the Pelham line in Bronx now have two more things to smile about....newly rehabbed stations.

Permanent Lane Closure Lifted At Bronx-Whitestone Bridge

As the fall and winter holiday season gets underway there is good news for motorists who use the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge.

'Fall' in Love with NYC This Season

With a crisp nip to the air and a fresh pace on the streets, autumn is a special time in New York City.

Metro-North Anticipates Delays This Morning Due To Power Problems

Metro-North anticipates delays during this morning's rush due to power problems. Weekend maintenance work in the Park Avenue Tunnel is taking longer than expected to restore full electric power to all four tracks. This will reduce capacity in the tunnel during the morning rush hour. Metro-North must reduce the number of trains that can occupy the tracks at the same time.

Remembering the Third Avenue El

The Third Avenue El ceased to operate in 1973, but still remains a part of New York City's history.