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Police say the driver of a sport utility vehicle was killed after colliding with a city bus on Staten Island on May 26, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Driver Killed After Striking City Bus On Staten Island

It happened around 4 a.m. Tuesday at Victory Boulevard and Signs Road in the Bulls Head section of the borough.

05/26/2015

CBS2's Andrea Grymes got a tour of the underground construction below street level on the Upper East Side.

MTA Offers Rare Glimpse Underground At The Second Avenue Subway

Phase 1 of the Second Avenue subway could be finished by next year.

05/21/2015

An M-8 rail car on the Metro-North Railroad's  New Haven line (file/credit: Patrick Cashin/MTA)

MTA’s Prendergast: LIRR, Metro-North Won’t See Positive Train Control Until 2018

Prendergast indicated the first place PTC would likely be installed is n the Metro-North’s New Haven line.

05/20/2015

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MTA Holds Auditions For ‘Music Under New York’ Program

The MTA is looking for a new lineup of musicians for its Music Under New York program.

05/19/2015

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MTA Planning Improvements To Speed Up Service On Several Subway Lines

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is planning changes to address overcrowding and delays on the New York City subway system.

05/19/2015

Riders on the packed 63rd Street platform after a track fire on May 19, 2015. (credit: Jessalyn Keywork)

Track Fire Snarls N, Q Subway Service Between Queens And Manhattan

Service was disrupted for about an hour during the Tuesday morning rush hour due to a track fire near Queensboro Plaza.

05/19/2015

Audit finds city subway tracks are filthy and overrun with rats. (Credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Audit: New York City Subway Tracks Filthy, Overrun With Rats

An audit by New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer found subway tracks are filled with rats, dirt and garbage.

05/14/2015

A young man trespasses in a subway construction zone at Ninth Avenue. (Credit: DJHammers, via YouTube)

Authorities: Group Of Teen Subway Vandals Could Pose Serious Threat To Straphanger Safety

A rogue group of subway vandals calling them the ‘Subway Conquestors’ is allegedly on a mission to attack the rail system.

05/11/2015

Commuters stand near a taped-off 7 line entrance during a day of service disruptions on May 11, 2015 (Credit: CBS2)

More Service Disruptions On No. 7 Line Leaves Commuters Exasperated

On the platform at Grand Central Terminal, commuters were extremely frustrated and unsure of how to get home to Queens.

05/11/2015

MetroCard machine out of service at 59th Street near entrance on SE corner of  59th and Columbus circle (Credit: Jesse Zanger/CBSNewYork)

Glitch Hits MetroCard Machines In Roughly 100 Stations Monday

The New York City Transit Authority told CBS2 a Verizon issue caused trouble at MetroCard meachines in about 100 stations Monday.

05/11/2015

A Metro-North train enters a station in Bridgeport, Conn. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Connecticut Lawmakers To Hear From Metro-North President At Operations Briefing

State Rep. Gail Lavielle, of Wilton, said she plans to press for an update on providing Wi-Fi for every passenger who needs to work on a laptop while traveling on the train.

05/11/2015

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Transportation Advocates Rally At City Hall For More MTA Funding

Mass transit advocates will hold a noontime rally at City Hall on Tuesday to demand more funding for the city’s subways and buses.

05/05/2015

Still frame from a video posted to Facebook purportedly showing teens inside a rear subway car where a control panel is located (Credit: CBS2)

MTA Investigating After Video Shows Teens At Controls Inside Subway Car

The shaky video isn’t very long, just a few seconds, but you can see the glowing lights of subway controls and you can hear expletives, a horn and laughter.

05/04/2015

Anti-Islamic ads that will begin appearing on 100 New York City buses and two subway entrances. (credit: CBS 2)

MTA Board Bans All Political Ads On Subways, Buses

The MTA is preparing to ban all political advertising on its subways and buses after a judge ruled that a pro-Israel group was allowed to display an advertisement containing the phrase “Hamas Killing Jews” on city buses.

04/29/2015

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MTA Says Fare Hike Is ‘Purely Hypothetical’ If Capital Plan Isn’t Funded

The MTA’s chief financial officer said fares and tolls could jump 15 percent unless New York state lawmakers provide funding for a five-year capital plan.

04/28/2015

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