The new york city subway is rapid transit system owned by the city of new york and leased to the new york city transit authority, subsidiary agency of the state .Second avenue subway for many decades new route has been planned along nd avenue. in spring , the first phase of construction was started from the . The metropolitan transportation authority is new york city’transportation network, serving population of .million people in the ,squaremile area fanning . Introduction. it would seem, looking back, that the new york city transit authority didn’have chance in the s. only days into , the fare was raised from .