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Joseph Lhota has reportedly resigned.

The head of New York City’s subway system has resigned

Joseph Lhota, the chairman of New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), has resigned.
Passengers wait inside a stopped C subway train in New York City after a power failure stopped multiple subway lines during the morning commute in New York, U.S., April 21, 2017.

New York City subways are chronically delayed — but it’s not as bad for rich people

A new report from the Federal Reserve found that New Yorkers who live in high-income neighborhoods tend to experience fewer subway delays, while lower-income riders are disproportionately impacted by train delays.
New York City's subway system has become overcrowded and unreliable.

The MTA revealed its $37 billion plan to save NYC’s crumbling subway system —but there’s one big problem

New York City Transit Authority president Andy Byford unveiled a plan to repair and modernize the New York City subway system on Wednesday. It would replace an antiquated signal system, redesign the way passengers pay fares, increase the number of subway cars, and install elevators at stations.
The Kickstarter's creator estimates the bridge could be build in 8 months and recoup its cost with a $1 toll.

A prominent NYC venture capitalist says a floating pontoon bridge could be the answer to the looming L train nightmare

A Kickstarter is raising money to build a pontoon bridge between Brooklyn and Manhattan to help commuters affected by the upcoming L train shutdown.

These images of a ridiculous bus line caused by NYC subway delays show just miserable the state of public transit has become

On Tuesday morning, mechanical and signal problems resulted in delays for over six subway lines used by commuters in NYC.
New York City buses are often cleaner and more comfortable than subway cars.

I’ve used NYC buses to get around for nearly 2 years — and I’m convinced it’s way better than the subway

The bus is cleaner, less crowded, and less prone to unexplained delays than the subway.
The fee could go into effect in 2020.

Some drivers may be forced to pay up to $25.34 to drive in NYC’s busiest areas starting in 2020

A panel created by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proposed charging a fee to drivers who enter Manhattan's busiest areas on work days.
Some workers were paid $111 per hour to work on NYC subway construction projects.

A New York Times report found that some workers hired to build New York’s subways were paid $111 an hour

A New York Times report found that New York City transit projects cost far more than in comparable cities throughout the world.

Major delays and services changes on the NYC subway as authorities investigate explosion

The MTA alerted New York City subway riders to major delays and service changes as authorities investigated a reported pipe-bomb explosion at Port Authority.

New York City’s subway is falling apart — here’s how it compares to other cities around the world

As a New York Times investigation recently showed, the NYC subway is in crisis mode. Here are the cities that have public transit that regularly leaves on time.