MTA

Congestion pricing traffic
Anthony Behar/Sipa USA
Glenn Schuck
June 19, 2019 - 6:39 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Congestion pricing is taking another step towards reality as the MTA and the New York City Department of Transportation reached an agreement to work together on the program. Both organizations will be responsible for putting together the infrastructure for and running the...
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NYPD
Kimberly Dole
June 17, 2019 - 6:19 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- NYPD are searching for a man they said attacked a 59-year-old MTA employee inside of the 145th Street 2/3 subway station on Saturday. Police say at approximately 3:30 a.m. the suspect shouted at a group of on-duty MTA employees and proceeded to punch the victim in the face...
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Suspect allegedly leaving debris on subway tracks
NYPD
Andrew Weber
June 12, 2019 - 9:10 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — The NYPD is looking for a suspect wanted for placing debris on subway tracks, creating extremely hazardous conditions. They say a man left items on the rails including a fire extinguisher, a bag of concrete, a shovel and a string of Christmas tree lights. The first incident,...
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14th Street
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John Montone
June 11, 2019 - 6:48 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Drivers have two weeks remaining to take advantage of driving on 14th Street between Third Avenue and Ninth Avenue because starting July 1, cars will be banned on the stretch. Exceptions will be made for pick ups, drop offs, and local garages and the restrictions will be in...
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Andrew Cuomo
Tania Savayan/The Journal News
Juliet Papa
June 10, 2019 - 11:23 am
After another MTA time clock was found destroyed in an “apparent act of vandalism” on Friday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo blasted the agency this weekend, saying he wants to overhaul the MTA board.
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Damaged MTA time clock
MTA
Adam Warner
June 08, 2019 - 6:03 pm
Another MTA time clock was discovered damaged for the second time in a week, prompting the MTA inspector general to launch an investigation into the “sabotage.”
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MTA bus
Anthony Behar/Sipa USA
Andrew Weber
June 07, 2019 - 8:53 am
NEW YORK ( 1010 WINS) — A man armed with a knife climbed onto the bumper of an MTA bus Thursday night and started stabbing the bus. Bus driver Louis Huertas was on 14th street in the East Village. “I opened up the doors and told him listen, you've got to get off the bus or get off the bumper," said...
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LIRR trains
Spencer Platt / Staff/Getty Images
Kimberly Dole
June 06, 2019 - 7:45 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS)-- Authorities discovered that one of their time clocks at Jamaica terminal was vandalized and a communication chord was cut. The MTA attempted to crack down on overtime fraud by installing biometric time clocks that reads the fingerprints of LIRR workers as they clock in and...
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OMNY system
Juliet Papa
Andrew Weber
May 31, 2019 - 12:51 pm
NEW YORK ( 1010 WINS ) — The MTA is officially introducing the successor to the MetroCard Friday as the tap-to-pay OMNY system debuts in 16 subway stations and Staten Island buses. The system will appear at 16 lines of the 4, 5 and 6 trains between Grand Central - 42nd Street and Atlantic Avenue -...
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Instagram/Subway creatures
Kimberly Dole
May 30, 2019 - 9:41 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Move over pizza rat, there's a new internet sensation! A subway rider caught a now viral video of a rat sliding down a pole on the F train. A post shared by SubwayCreatures (@subwaycreatures) on May 29, 2019 at 7:15am PDT The video has caused quite a stir online with...
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