When the subway opened in 1904, it launched an unprecedented era of growth and prosperity for the newly unified New York City.
Metro-North Railroad is second largest commuter railroad in the nation.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is North America's largest transportation network, serving a population of 15.3 million people in the 5,000-square-mile area fanning out from New York City through Long Island, southeastern New York State, and Connecticut.
It drives the New York regional economy by opening up countless job opportunities for millions – jobs that are miles from home are easy to get to with our subways, buses, and commuter trains.
They account for 80 percent of the city's surface mass transportation.
NYC Transit also administers paratransit service throughout New York City to provide transportation options for people with disabilities.