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Superstorm Sandy sweeps from East coast of US to Midwest and Canada

This photo provided by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority of the State of New York shows a boat resting on the tracks at Metro-North's Ossining Station

When a house is not a home: The fake townhouses that are just a front for hidden portals into an underground world

Historic: But in 1908, as the first underwater subway tunnel from Manhattan to Brooklyn was dug, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority o...

Head for the hills! Thousands told to find higher ground as 100mph winds set to batter East Coast in biggest storm EVER to hit U.S.

Preparations: Metropolitan Transportation Authority workers cover an entrance to the Canal St. A, C, and E station with plywood to help prevent flooding. October 28, 2012 - Hurricane Sandy

Winter storm hits the Northeast

Commuters wait on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority platform for a train in heavy snow in Queens


Open for business - and commuters! World Trade Center's spectacular $1.4 billion transport complex opens its doors

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is inaugurating the $1.4 billion Fulton Center, a transit complex where nine subway lines converge that will be used by 300,000 commuters every day

New York City buses must show 'killing Jews' ad, judge rules

New York City buses must show 'killing Jews' ad, judge rules 4/21/15 BBC A judge has ruled that New York City's buses must display a controversial ad that refers to Muslims killing Jews. New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) had opposed the advertisement, arguing it could incite terrorism and violence. But Judge John Koeltl rejected the argument and said the ad was protected under the US constitution, which enshrines the principle of free speech. The ad is paid for the…

Grand Central Terminal turns 100

The first train left Grand Central Terminal just after midnight on Feb. 2, 1913. One hundred years later, the terminal is the second-most visited attraction in New York City, behind Times Square, according to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.