Transit Adjudication Bureau

We process summonses issued to people who have allegedly violated one or more of the rules governing conduct in the New York City Transit system.
For general inquiries regarding a violation, contact the Transit Adjudication Bureau Inquiry Unit.

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What we do

We handle violations issued by NYC Police Officers and/or NYC Transit Inspectors who enforce our rules of conduct. Violations include things like fare evasion, smoking, or interfering with the movement of a transit vehicle.


For questions about fines

Call the Collection Unit: 347-643-5817

You can send inquiries in writing to:

Transit Adjudication Bureau
P.O. Box 29133
Brooklyn, NY 11202-9133

Language services

If you are not able to communicate effectively in the English language, interpreter services will be made available to you at no cost. TAB utilizes a service plan that provides over-the-phone interpretation translation in more than 170 languages. This service is available to TAB respondents in need of language translation during a hearing, while seeking assistance in the reception area or while contacting TAB via the phone.

American Sign Language interpreters are immediately available upon request at no cost for deaf respondents communicating with TAB, including, but not limited to, the conducting of the hearing. The American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation services are available via our Video Remote Interpretation Application.

Contact Information

Phone Number

Hours of Operation
Sunday Closed
Monday 8:00 am - 4:45 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 4:45 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 4:45 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 4:45 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 4:45 pm
Saturday Closed

Mailing Address

Transit Adjudication Bureau
P.O. Box 29133
Brooklyn, NY 11202-9133