Coronavirus NYC
Cindy Ord/Getty Images
WCBS 880 Newsroom
July 08, 2020 - 7:11 pm
The MTA's largest union on Wednesday demanded face mask enforcement on city buses.
Read More
Coronavirus NYC subway
Spencer Platt/Getty Images
WCBS 880 Newsroom
July 08, 2020 - 5:34 pm
The MTA is on track to use up its emergency federal funding by the end of July and the Riders Alliance has issued a report giving New Yorkers an idea as to what may happen if more funding isn’t sent.
Read More
Service Change Screens
Steve Burns/WCBS 880
Steve Burns
July 07, 2020 - 5:28 pm
Even as the MTA faces an unprecedented financial crisis, the agency is still trying to make life easier for riders heading back onto the subway.
Read More
MTA workers cleaning the subway turnstiles
Patrick Cashin / Metropolitan Transportation Authority
WCBS 880 Newsroom
July 06, 2020 - 3:50 pm
The MTA is preparing for even more riders to return to the buses and subways this week as New York City enters Phase 3 of its reopening.
Read More
MTA PPE Vending Machine
Marc Herman / MTA NYC Transit
WCBS 880 Newsroom
June 30, 2020 - 1:07 pm
The MTA on Tuesday unveiled a dozen vending machines at various subway stations offering COVID-19 personal protective equipment.
Read More
MTA Thermal Scanner
Mack Rosenberg/WCBS 880
WCBS 880 Newsroom
June 22, 2020 - 1:49 pm
As more people return to work under Phase 2 of New York City’s reopening, there have been calls to restore 24-hour service on the subways.
Read More
Concrete bus attack
Transport Workers Union Local 100
Steve Burns
June 14, 2020 - 8:01 pm
An MTA bus driver said she was nearly killed Saturday when someone threw a slab of concrete at the windshield of her bus as she drove in Brooklyn.
Read More
MTA UV Light
Marc A. Hermann / MTA New York City Transit
Marla Diamond
June 12, 2020 - 3:16 pm
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is expanding a pilot program that uses ultraviolet light to disinfect subway trains.
Read More
Subway social distancing
Photo by Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images
Mack Rosenberg
June 11, 2020 - 4:12 pm
Bus and subway ridership is spiking during Phase 1 of New York City’s reopening even with the nightly shutdown of the subway system.
Read More
Gov. Cuomo rides subway
Office of the New York Governors
WCBS 880 Newsroom
June 08, 2020 - 2:15 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo touted New Yorkers hard work on Monday as New York City began Phase 1 of its reopening, exactly 100 days since the first coronavirus case was reported in the city.
Read More