MTA bans hoverboards from all trains and platforms

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says it's banning hoverboards from all of its services. The MTA joins Amtrak in banning the self-propelled skate boards over concerns

The MTA joins Amtrak in banning the self-propelled skate boards over concerns of fires caused by their batteries.

The MTA joins Amtrak in banning the self-propelled skate boards over concerns of fires caused by their batteries. (1/28/16)

NORWALK - The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says it's banning hoverboards from all of its services.

The MTA joins Amtrak in banning the self-propelled skate boards over concerns of fires caused by their batteries.

The ban comes a day after Connecticut state colleges and universities prohibited the boards from all 17 campuses.  

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