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The MTA says the new positive train control system is operational on 98% of Long Island Rail Road, six weeks ahead of deadline. 

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The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says 2021 could bring drastic service cuts and thousands of layoffs unless the federal government sends help. The MTA plans to borrow billions of dollars to make it through the rest of 2020.

N.Y. Investigators: MTA Workers Sabatoge Overtime Oversight

Nov 3, 2020
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The Inspector general of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority found that little has changed in the agency’s handling of high overtime rates since 2019.

New York MTA Announces $6 Billion Budget Shortfall

Oct 13, 2020
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New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has a $6 billion budget shortfall due to reduced ridership during the pandemic.

MTA Giving Up On Federal Aid, Will Borrow $3 Billion

Sep 24, 2020
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The Metropolitan Transportation Agency plans to borrow nearly $3 billion to cope with the loss of revenue during the COVID-19 pandemic.