Forecasters are predicting anywhere from three to seven inches of snow starting around 10 a.m. Saturday in New York City and on Long Island.
After complaints about boorish, bar-hopping St. Nicks got attention from local officials and police, the event’s ringleaders are trying to quell the SantaCon-troversy ahead of this year’s gathering Saturday.
The stepped-up effort comes two weeks after a deadly Metro-North train derailment.
The transit agency is testing four systems to indicate if someone has wound up on the tracks.
Around 7 p.m. Tuesday, the MTA said a blockage in an air line caused ongoing signal problems between 33 St.-Rawson and 61 St.-Woodside.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced plans Sunday night that it plans to make immediate safety improvements on the Metro-North Railroad, a week after a derailment in the Bronx left four people dead.
Five people were arrested, and one person was injured, after a man began ranting and got into a confrontation with other passengers on a subway train this week.
The order requires Metro-North to modify its signal system to ensure speed limits are followed.
Three survivors of the Metro-North derailment have filed lawsuits against the railroad.
Crews from Metro-North Railroad finished reconstructing a second track near the Spuyten Duyvil station, allowing resumption of full service Thursday morning, the MTA said.
Safety officials have championed what’s known as positive train control technology for decades, but the railroad industry has sought to postpone having to install it because of the high cost and technological issues.
Commuters are advised to expect some possible delays
The Metro-North train that derailed while rounding a riverside curve in the Bronx was traveling at 82 mph at the time, a federal official said Monday.
The Metro-North Rail Road will continue to provide shuttle buses and direct Hudson Line commuters to subway trains Tuesday, following the derailment in the Bronx that left four people dead.
Passengers aboard the Metro-North train the derailed Sunday morning in the Bronx said they saw passengers tossed out windows and fellow riders die before their eyes as some cars tipped on their sides.