In line with New York City’s post-pandemic recovery efforts, MTA has announced that subway ridership continues to grow, with over 3.14 million riders carried on the first day of March 2022.
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For the first time since the Omicron wave hit New York City in December 2021, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has announced that subway ridership has surpassed three million riders in one day.
Following the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's 17th 'Mask Force' event, face covering usage on subways has increased to 95 per cent, as usage across all transit agencies remains above 90 per cent.
The proposed route for the transformative Interborough Express would see communities in Brooklyn and Queens connected to as many as 17 subway lines and the Long Island Rail Road.
Metropolitan Transportation Authority partners with local food banks and officers from the MTA Police Department to deliver 3,947 pounds in donations from its employee-driven food drive campaign.
The largest subway expansion plan in Canadian history, the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension in Ontario, has entered the next stage of planning, design and procurement.
In October 2021, ridership across New York City's subway, bus and railroad services has reached its highest number since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Ontario government has released the Request for Qualifications for the design and delivery of the new Scarborough subway stations, rail and systems work.
The emergency measures will be in place from July to the end of September and will support services throughout this period.
The transport authority announced that, despite delays related to COVID-19, the roll out of the OMNY fare system is to be completed by the end of 2020.
The event saw 17 leading technology companies present proposals to MTA officials for modernising New York City’s century-old subway signalling system.
The facial recognition system will divide passengers into groups in order to better understand and manage passenger flow of the Beijing subway system, helping staff to better prioritise security checks.
The proposed investment will increase spending on infrastructure by 70 per cent over current levels.
New vertical platform doors have been installed in Barcelona at Can Cuiàs station. This is a first on a subway network and has been being trialled experimentally since May 2019.