The ground has shifted, and the transit system must adapt and change in response -- or else the future for subway and bus riders looks bleak, as do the prospects for the entire New York City region.
TransitCenter spoke with Commissioner Calise, a daily subway rider who uses a wheelchair, about his priorities for his tenure on the MTA Board.Read More
We estimate that over the next 12 months, the MTA faces an operating shortfall of $8-$11.5 billion. This means that, after stimulus funding from the CARES Act is taken into account, the MTA faces a shortfall of at least $4.4-$8.0 billion.
New York's MTA has released a draft outline of its 2020-2024 Capital Program. Here's TransitCenter's official statement on the announcement.Read More
In the wake of an alleged uptick in the rate of bus and subway fare evasion and concerns over assaults on transit operators, New York Governor Cuomo and New York City Mayor de Blasio recently agreed to assign 500 additional uniformed officers to the New York City Transit system.Read More
Reinvent Albany has produced a guide that plots out the executive structure, oversight mechanisms, and transparency practices for the nation's largest transit agency.Read More
TransitCenter has partnered with Reinvent Albany to look into governance problems at New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA).