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New York MTA partners with Waze for railroad crossing safety initiative

June 7, 2018

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is partnering with Waze to improve safety at railroad crossings of the Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Railroad.

“Safety is a core value at the MTA and its commuter railroads,” said MTA Chairman Joseph Lhota, “for our customers and our employees — as well as for those in the communities we serve. We are delighted to continue to go above and beyond railroad crossing safety requirements, to announce a new safety initiative, in partnership with Waze, to alert motorists using the app that they are approaching a grade crossing.”

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