Ferry services to resume as MTA Metro-North announces further updates to its schedule as New York’s transit network looks to continue its recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
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The MTA has announced the return of its Access-A-Ride service as it registers yet another day of record breaking pandemic-era ridership.
New York’s MTA has undertaken a successful pop-up vaccination trial, in which it offers all New Yorkers and those visiting the city the chance to be immunised.
The MTA has registered several records in recent weeks as New York begins to open up and New Yorkers begin to return to the city’s subway system.
The 57th Street station is now fully accessible, and becomes the 12th accessibility project completed by New York’s MTA in the past year and a half.
Ridesharing giant Uber has partnered up with New York’s Fire Island Ferries to enable passengers to buy ferry tickets within the Uber app.
Transit officials and union representatives alike are calling on New York City authorities to increase police presence on the city’s transit system following an assault on conductor Gerard Sykes.
The Long Island Rail Road will test battery-powered trains on a shot branch of its network, with a view to rolling the technology out more widely if it is successful.
The biggest transport authority in the U.S. is facing wide-ranging service cuts and industrial action according to some news outlets, as it continues to lose money hand over fist in 2020.
The NaviLens app uses a cutting-edge algorithm to translate visual signage into audio and allows customers to determine the accurate location and distance to the nearest bus stop.
MTA is the first North American transit agency to pilot the technology as it continues in its efforts to minimise the health risk to customers and employees during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Work to install OMNY readers in all stations and on all buses remains on track to be completed by end of 2020.
MTA calls on US Senate and White House to act and deliver $12 billion in desperately needed funding to get through 2021.