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TRANSIT AGENCY WEBSITES
Name: Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Description: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority consists of New York City Transit (subway & buses), Metro-North Railroad, Long Island Railroad, MTA Bus, MTA Bridges & Tunnels, and the Staten Island Railway. It is the largest transportation network in the country.
Name: New Jersey Transit Corporation
Description: NJ Transit is the nation's third largest provider of bus, rail and light rail transit, linking major points in New Jersey, New York and Philadelphia. The agency operates a fleet of 2,027 buses, 711 trains and 45 light rail vehicles. On 236 bus routes and 11 rail lines statewide.
Name: The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey
Description: The Port Authority of NY and NJ is a bi-state port district, established in 1921 (Port of New York Authority) through an interstate compact, that runs most of the regional transportation infrastructure, including the bridges, tunnels, airports, and seaports, within the New York–New Jersey Port District.
Description: The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, doing business as Amtrak, is a government-owned corporation that was organized on May 1, 1971 to provide intercity passenger train service in the United States. "Amtrak" is a portmanteau of the words "American" and "track".
TRANSIT COMMUNITY WEBSITES
Description: The encyclopedia of New York City subway. NYCSubway.org is the largest and most compreshensive New York City Subway website on the internet. Everything from subway cars (current and retired), station information, routes, maps, historical information, and much more can be found there.
Name: Transit Talk Media Group
Description: TransiTALK (Also known as TTMG) is a web-based group dedicated to providing transportation enthusiasts with online media entertainment and content. It was founded in 1998 by Trevor Logan, and has since grown into one of the frequented transit hobbyist sites.
Name: Canadian Public Transit Discussion Board
Description: Since 1997, the CPTDB has discussed transit-related topics including buses, trains, subways, planes, boats, emergency vehicles, and more! It has grown into Canada's largest discussion board dedicated to public transit.
Name: Forgotten New York
Description: A website chronicling the unnoticed and unchronicled aspects of New York City such as painted building ads, decades-old castiron lampposts, 18th-century houses, abandoned subway stations, trolley track remnants, out-of-the-way neighborhoods, and flashes of nature hidden in the midst of the big city.
Name: Second Avenue Sagas
Description: Second Ave. Sagas is the home for all news MTA on the Internet. A website and blog by Ben Kaback, Second Ave. Sagas is a very well run site with transit news and information.
Name: Station Reporter
Description: A website about the stations of the New York City subway and transit agencies around the New York Metropolitan area and around the country. This website has detailed station information and historical facts.
Name: NYPIRG's Straphangers Campaign
Description: The Straphangers Campaign is a New York City-based transit interest group that critiques the operations and planning activities of the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority and especially that agency's affiliate, New York City Transit, operator of the city's huge subway and bus system.
Name: BVE Station
Description: Since 2007 BVE Station is the place where you'll find technical information on one of the best subway simulation games around BVE (Boso View Express). Here you can find custom route downloads, subway car downloads, BVE Wiki, technical support, and much more.
Name: The Unofficial NJ TRANSIT Website
Description: Since 1994 this is where you will find technical information on one of the largest commuter railroads in the United States, New Jersey Transit Rail Operations. This is the place for photographs, rosters, historical information, a forum, links, stories, and other "railfan" information.
Name: Complutense.org: Subway Maps
Description: Jake Berman's blog and originally drawn maps of subways and other transit.
TRANSIT RELATED MUSEUMS
Name: New York Transit Museum
Description: The New York Transit Museum, one of the city's leading cultural institutions is the largest museum in the United States devoted to urban public transportation history, and one of the premier institutions of its kind in the world.
Name: Branford Electric Railway Association
Description: The Shore Line Trolley Museum operates the Branford Electric Railway, a National Historic Site. The railway is the oldest continuously operating suburban trolley line in the United States.
Name: Railroad Museum of Long Island
Description: Since 1990, the Railroad Museum of Long Island is dedicated to the restoration, preservation and interpretation of the history and artifacts pertaining to the railroads which participated in the growth of Long Island, its communities and industries for the entertainment, and good of present and future generations.
TRANSIT NEWS SOURCES
Name: New York Daily News
Description: The Daily News of New York City is the fifth most-widely circulated daily newspaper in the United States with a daily circulation of 632,595, as of June 13, 2009. The first U.S. daily printed in tabloid form, it was founded in 1919. It has won ten Pulitzer Prizes.
Name: New York Times
Description: The New York Times is a daily newspaper founded in 1851 and published in New York City. The largest metropolitan newspaper in the United States, "The Gray Lady"—named for its staid appearance and style—is regarded as a national newspaper of record.
Name: New York Post
Description: The New York Post is the 13th-oldest newspaper published in the United States and is generally acknowledged as the oldest to have been published continuously as a daily, although – as is the case with most other papers – its publication has been periodically interrupted by labor actions.
Name: AM New York
Description: With the growing popularity of "instant news" on 24-hour TV news channels and the Internet, each year, fewer people read conventional newspapers and read newspapers like AMNY.
TRANSIT PHOTOGRAPHY AND ART
Name: Mystic Fox Art Works
Description: Mystic Fox Art Works is the online art studio of Jon Lupus. It features his artwork, characters, and stories. He specialize in drawing furry style canine characters, particularly foxes and wolves. He is available for comissions if you would like a picture of your own.