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No. 7 line crane collapse

No. 7 Line Back On Track After Crane Accident Snarled Service For Hours

The incident happened around 1:15 p.m.

07/25/2015

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MTA Asks NYC, State To Help Fund Trimmed-Down Budget

Among other projects, the money would help pay for the next phase of the Second Avenue subway line.

07/23/2015

The Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Williamsburg (bottom-top) Bridges are seen in New York City - Jul 1, 2007 (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

De Blasio Considers Once-Dead East River Bridges Toll Plan

If you thought this plan had left the station, well, it just rode the rails back from oblivion.

07/22/2015

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City Pledges Support As MTA Grapples To Fill Gaping Hole In Capital Plan

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration wants the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to work with New York City to figure out how to fund a $14 billion gap in the transportation agency’s capital plan.

07/22/2015

LIRR Worker Salaries

Report: Many LIRR Workers Making Six-Figure Salaries

The Empire Center for Public Policy said the average LIRR worker pulled in $106,000 and 130 employees earned more than $200,000, while riders struggle with rising fares.

07/17/2015

pigeons Lindenhurst LIRR

Lindenhurst Residents: New Anti-Pigeon Netting At LIRR Station Inhumane

The Long Island Rail Road recently put up fish netting below overhead rails, but birds became trapped in the netting and died.

07/14/2015

FILE - People ride the subway into Manhattan during the morning commute. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Manhole Fires Make For Subway Headaches In Brooklyn

Manhole fires along Bergen Street snagged multiple subway lines from downtown Brooklyn to Park Slope Wednesday afternoon.

07/01/2015

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Multiple Subway Delays Reported After Woman’s Leg Struck By Train

Officials say the woman fell onto the tracks at 42nd Street/Bryant Park around 10:02 p.m.

06/28/2015

Times Square Subway

MTA Warns Of Dire Consequences As State Sits On Request For $29 Billion In Funding

The MTA is warning of dire consequences, suggesting future pieces of the Second Avenue subway line could get scrapped.

06/25/2015

Second Avenue Subway

Officials Eye Progress, Expect First Phase Of 2nd Ave. Subway To Be Done In 2016

The 2nd Ave subway is 83 percent completed and is supposed to be running by the end of next year.

06/19/2015

FILE - People ride the subway into Manhattan during the morning commute. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

MTA Considering New, Shorter ‘Stand Clear’ Announcement To Decrease Subway Delays

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority may replace the famous phrase, “Stand clear of the closing doors, please,” with the shorter, “Please stand clear.”

06/19/2015

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MTA Kicks Off New Campaign To Make Railroad Crossings Safer

MTA Chief Tom Prendergast says one key element is education.

06/17/2015

Three years after being struck by a semi-trailer truck, this balustrade at Grand Central Terminal still has not been repaired. (Credit: CBS2)

Why Hasn’t Grand Central Balustrade Been Repaired 3 Years After Damage?

It has been close to three years since a truck knocked over a stone railing at Grand Central Terminal, leaving a scar on the railway depot’s historic profile.

06/05/2015

Emergency responders at the scene of a crash involving an MTA bus and a pedestrian on June 3, 2015 (Credit: Taylor Williams)

Elderly Pedestrian Struck By MTA Bus In Lower Manhattan

The accident happened at the intersection of Pearl and Fulton streets.

06/03/2015

An MTA worker holds a peregrine falcon chick atop the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. (credit: MTA/Patrick Cashin)

MTA: 12 Peregrine Falcon Chicks Hatched Atop 3 Bridges

The falcons like to nest atop bridges, steeples and other high-rise structures because it affords them an excellent way to spot prey.

06/02/2015

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