Articles tagged “mta”

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New York City’s Mass Transit Network Is Still Stuck in the 1930s

There's something about the old-school nature of the system that's charming -- until you're stuck on a delayed train.

New York City’s Mass Transit Network Is Still Stuck in the 1930s

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NYC Subways to Expand Wireless Services to 40 More Stations

New York City has an ambitious plan to get wireless service to all 277 underground stations by 2017, and by that time we will take it all for granted.

NYC Subways to Expand Wireless Services to 40 More Stations

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New York City Wants to Spend $32 Billion on Subway and Rail Expansion

If the MTA promised to use a few billion to raze Penn Station to the ground it could raise the money in a day from the region's beleaguered travelers forced to pass through that transportation nightmare.

New York City Wants to Spend $32 Billion on Subway and Rail Expansion

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New York MTA Considers 17% Wage Hike for Transit Workers

Strikes in the travel industry lead to million dollar losses for companies from airports to transit systems, providing a high incentive for executives to work out deals before customers' commute are distrupted.

New York MTA Considers 17% Wage Hike for Transit Workers

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Massimo Vignelli, the Travel Industry’s Greatest Designer, Dies at 83

You only need to look as far as Brazil's World Cup logo to see that travel graphic design is in a rather poor state at this moment.

Massimo Vignelli, the Travel Industry’s Greatest Designer, Dies at 83

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NYC Regional Rail Tickets Will Go Mobile in a Matter of Months

NYC is behind other major metropolitan areas in implementing mobile ticketing so we hope this announcement is quickly followed up with the introduction of mobile ticketing throughout the city's public transit system.

NYC Regional Rail Tickets Will Go Mobile in a Matter of Months

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New York City Subway Ridership Reaches Highest Level Since 1949

The significant increase in subway ridership underlines the importance of public transit today and highlights the city's responsibility to respond with improved service and features that make the NYC system on par with transit options offered around the world.

New York City Subway Ridership Reaches Highest Level Since 1949

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The MTA Plans to Turn New Yorkers’ Smartphones into Subway Passes

Introducing a next-generation transit pass, especially one accessible on smartphones, will significantly improve New York City's transport infrastructure and its bragging rights.

The MTA Plans to Turn New Yorkers’ Smartphones into Subway Passes

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New York City Releases New Transit Map for Superbowl Attendees

Super Bowl attendees will need more than this map to navigate the region's far from well-designed transit network. However, this and MTA's Weekender map show a slowly improving design sensibility within the transit agencies.

New York City Releases New Transit Map for Superbowl Attendees

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U.S. Government Issues Emergency Safety Orders to New York Rail Agency

The Feds have to act quickly after such an avoidable incident to ensure that it does not happen again and boost confidence among the Americans who rely on the transportation even in light of the event.

U.S. Government Issues Emergency Safety Orders to New York Rail Agency