Metropolitan Transportation Authority

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is a public benefit corporation responsible for public transportation in the New York City metropolitan area of the U.S. state of New York. The MTA... Wikipedia

  • Owner:  State of New York
  • Locale:  New York City, Long Island, Lower Hudson Valley, Coastal Connecticut
  • Transit type:  Commuter rail, local and express bus, subway, bus rapid transit
  • Number of lines:  19 commuter rail routes, 8 Metro-North routes, 11 LIRR routes, 26 rapid transit routes, 25 subway routes, 1 Staten Island Railway route, 325 bus routes, 234 local routes, 71 express routes, 20 Select Bus Service routes
  • Daily ridership:  8.6 million (2017 weekday average)
  • Annual ridership:  2.658 billion (2017)
  • Key people:  Janno Lieber, Chairman & CEO
  • Headquarters:  2 Broadway, Manhattan, New York City
  • Began operation:  May 21, 1965
  • Operator(s):  MTA Long Island Rail Road, MTA Metro-North Railroad, MTA New York City Subway, MTA Regional Bus Operations, MTA Staten Island Railway
  • Number of vehicles:  2,429 commuter rail cars, 6,418 subway cars, 61 SIR cars, 5,725 buses
  • Data Source:  DuckDuckGo