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E-ZPass lanes ahead of the Holland Tunnel. (Credit: CBS2)

Drivers Beware: E-ZPass Discounts Don’t Apply Across State Lines

Drivers with E-ZPass can get a discount on tolls, but it’s not as easy as one might think.

11/19/2014

A subway stop at Union Square is covered in snow in on Nov. 7, 2012. (file/credit: Getty Images)

State Unveils Winter Operations Plan For NYC Buses, Subways

As the Tri-State Area sank into wintry conditions, Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday announced that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has activated its winter operations plan.

11/18/2014

A drill bit plowed through a subway tunnel in Long Island City, Queens on Thursday, Oct. 30. (Credit: MTA)

MTA Exec Blames Contractors’ Stupidity For Drill Bit Accident In Subway

A Metropolitan Transportation Authority official said the “stupidity” of contracted workers led to a giant drill bit piercing the ceiling of a subway tunnel in Queens last month.

11/18/2014

James Muriel was the motorman driving a D Train when a man was shoved off a platform and killed in the Bronx, on Sunday, Nov. 16. (Credit: CBS2)

Motorman: Deadly Subway Shoving Incident Was Like Reliving A Nightmare

The deadly subway push in the Bronx this last weekend left a haunting memory for the motorman who was operating the D Train that took the man’s life.

11/18/2014

People ride the New York City subway into Manhattan  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

MTA Plans New Campaign Reminding Commuters To Be Courteous To Each Other

Among the behaviors they’re hoping to correct: Hogging multiple seats and taking over the entire pole in a subway car.

11/18/2014

Subway riders stand on a number 4 train passing through Grand Central station March 25, 2009 in New York City.  The Metropolitan Transportation Authority that controls the subway system passed a proposed overall fare hike to help close a $1.2-billion budget gap. The hike will raise fares to $2.50, from $2.00, for a single ride and $103, from $81, for a 30 day MetroCard.  (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

MTA Announces Plan To Hike Fares, Tolls 4 Percent Over 2 Years

The proposed hikes, announced Monday, would take effect next March.

11/17/2014

A man clears snow away from parked cars in New York December 27, 2010 after a blizzard dropped 18 to 20 inches of snow in the area. (Credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Straphangers Stranded On Freezing A Train During 2010 Blizzard To Get $2,500

Some passengers stranded for hours on a freezing subway train during a 2010 blizzard are getting $2,500 from New York City’s transit agency.

11/17/2014

New York City Subway and Bus Fares May Increase

Advocate: MTA Fare Hike May Be Fair And Necessary

Nobody likes a fare hike when it comes to public transportation, but a straphangers’ advocate said Saturday that a hike may be fair and necessary for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

11/15/2014

People ride the New York City subway into Manhattan  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Altercation Between Man, Woman Over Subway Pole Caught On Camera

Video posted to LiveLeak.com shows yet another violent subway brawl caught on camera.

11/12/2014

Cellphone video captured a shoving match between a Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus driver and a 16-year-old boy in Jamaica, Queens on Tuesday, Nov. 11. (Credit: CBS2)

MTA Bus Driver Suspended After Video Shows Him In Violent Confrontation With Alleged Fare-Beater

A bus driver is suspended without pay after a viral video shows him in a violent confrontation with an alleged fare beater.

11/12/2014

Cellphone video captured a shoving match between a Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus driver and a 16-year-old boy in Jamaica, Queens on Tuesday, Nov. 11. (Credit: CBS2)

Caught On Video: Teen, MTA Bus Driver Get Into Shoving Match In Queens

A shoving and shouting match between a Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus driver and a teenager in Queens was caught on cellphone video Tuesday morning.

11/11/2014

86th and Lexington subway station. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Report: MTA Considering Potential Fare Increase For Subway And Bus Riders

New York City subway and bus fares could be on the rise once again.

11/11/2014

New Fulton Center in Lower Manhattan (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

New Fulton Center Subway Hub Opens In Lower Manhattan

New York’s biggest subway hub has opened in Lower Manhattan, serving as a vital link between the new World Trade Center and the rest of the city.

11/10/2014

New Fulton Center in Lower Manhattan (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

City Set To Open New ‘Fulton Center’ Subway Hub In Lower Manhattan

New York’s biggest new subway hub is opening in lower Manhattan _ a vital link between the new World Trade Center and the rest of the city.

11/09/2014

Metro-North Railroad

Man Hospitalized After Catching Fire On Top Of Metro-North Train

A 21-year-old man is hospitalized after catching fire on top of a New York City-bound commuter train in Connecticut.

11/09/2014

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