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Big F’n (B, D And M’n) Deal: Congestion Pricing Lawsuits Threaten More MTA Signal Progress

Signal upgrades key to improving subway service hang in the balance as lawsuits threaten a key source of MTA funding.

February 1, 2024

The Money For Congestion Pricing ‘Carrots’ Is Finally Here

State legislators have $46 million to spend on transportation and transit projects outside of Manhattan, so they'd better get to it.

January 24, 2024

Top New Jersey Congestion Pricing Foe Hasn’t Done His Homework

Josh Gottheimer "ran the numbers" to reveal the MTA will raise over $3 billion annually from congestion pricing — but his math is way off.

January 11, 2024

MTA Boss: We’ll Win All Those Congestion Pricing Lawsuits

The UFT's anti-transit effort to kill congestion pricing on behalf of "like two dozen people" will hurt students most, Lieber said.

January 8, 2024

MTA: N.J. Slept Through the Entire Congestion Pricing Environmental Review

"New Jersey’s claim that it was deprived of adequate opportunities to consult on the project is revisionist history," the MTA's attorneys wrote.

December 19, 2023

Bus Ridership is Near 2019 Levels (If You Count the People Who Don’t Pay)

In September, bus ridership was close to 2.3 million people — near the totals in the pre-pandemic halcyon of 2019 — if you include riders who didn't pay.

November 16, 2023

City Traffic Helps Make Bus Service Unbearable, Expensive And Difficult To Improve

Bus riders didn't win the same kind of improvements as subway riders. And here's why.

November 14, 2023

MTA ‘Bungles’ Increased R Train Service Promise

The MTA is under fire for not fully delivering on the eight-minute midday service that it promised to riders weeks ago.

September 8, 2023

Tuesday’s Headlines: Free Buses Edition

New York City's free bus test-run begins this September. Plus other news.

July 18, 2023

Jesuit-Educated NYC Transit Prez Blasts Fordham U. For ‘Fighting Equity’ For Bus Riders

"I went to three Jesuit institutions in my lifetime, so I was actually very disappointed to see Fordham signing on to this," Davey told reporters. "Jesuit institutions are about equity and about social justice."

June 20, 2023