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FILE -- Commuters ride a crowded F train. (credit: Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Riders Alliance Asks Straphangers For Their Subway Service Horror Stories

On Sunday the group Riders Alliance asked passengers at the Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center station to dish the dirt on their subway system experiences.

03/15/2015

Crowd at 96th Street where No. 1 line was briefly terminated due to train with mechanical problems (Credit: Jesse Zanger/CBSNewYork.com)

Signal Problems Cause Subway Delays During Evening Rush

A, B, C, D, E, F and G lines are running with delays in both directions.

03/10/2015

A woman reads a book waiting for an uptown 6 train at Broadway-Lafeyette Station on January 28, 2015. (credit:  Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

MTA: Increased Work On Subway Tracks A Factor In 45 Percent More Delays

Tired of waiting for a train at the subway platform? Get used to it.

03/06/2015

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)

NYC Subway Sign Campaign Takes Aim At Rudeness

Transportation officials are taking a stand against such rudeness with a series of signs in subway cars that would make Miss Manners proud, reminding riders of the most rudimentary etiquette in a tone that’s part shaming, part scolding.

03/04/2015

People wait to board an uptown 6 train at Union Square Station on January 28, 2015. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Signal Problems Cause Delays On Numerous Subway Lines

The Metropolitan Transit Authority said a problem with the automated train computer system caused delays along the 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and S subway lines.

03/04/2015

Second Avenue Subway

MTA Chairman Says 2nd Avenue Subway Expansion In Jeopardy Without Funding

Plans to extend the Second Avenue subway line south of Midtown could go off the rails unless the MTA’s funding crisis is solved, according to New York’s transit chief.

03/03/2015

Commuters board MTA bus. (Photo by Daniel Barry/Getty Images)

MTA Launches New Campaign On Buses To Curb Rude Riders

Bus riders will see advertisements sponsored by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority starting Monday that say things like “Keep your feet off the seat.”

03/02/2015

Commuters board MTA bus. (Photo by Daniel Barry/Getty Images)

MTA’s Courtesy Campaign Extends To Bus Etiquette

The ads are part of a broader courtesy campaign that began underground on ads throughout city subway cars.

03/01/2015

7 Train (credit: CBS2)

Organizers Of Queens St. Pat’s Parade Upset With MTA Over Planned Subway Track Work

Sunnyside’s annual St. Pat’s for All Parade will be held as planned Sunday, despite the fact that there will be no subway service through the neighborhood.

02/26/2015

People wait to board an uptown 6 train at Union Square Station on January 28, 2015. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

MTA Chairman Warns Of Dire Consequences If Funding Isn’t Found For Transit Improvements

More subway delays? That could be the future for New Yorkers if lawmakers don’t agree on how to pay for improvements to the city’s aging mass transit system.

02/25/2015

Officials inspect a Metro-North train crash with a sport utility vehicle that occurred on February 4, 2015 in Valhalla, New York. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Transit Officials Review Safety After Deadly Metro-North Train Crash

Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman Thomas Prendergast says officials are reviewing safety practices at railroad crossings after an SUV drove onto the tracks and collided with a Metro-North train.

02/25/2015

The M79 bus is seen on Dec. 11, 2014. (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Confusion Over MTA Bus Fare Leaves Woman Slapped With $100 Fine

A Manhattan woman with an unlimited MetroCard has been penalized because of confusion over the city’s improved bus service.

02/16/2015

The 14th Street, Union Square subway station. (credit: CBS2)

Commuter Alert: Service Changes On 15 Subway Lines This Weekend

This weekend’s changes are part of a massive capital construction project underway.

02/07/2015

Commuters wait at the Chappaqua Metro-North station on Feb. 5, 2015 after service was restored following a fatal train vs. SUV crash. (credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Metro-North Harlem Line Service Resumes Following Deadly Crash

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the Metropolitan Transportation Authority worked non-stop to rebuild the damaged section of track.

02/05/2015

Investigators on the scene of the Metro-North train crash in Valhalla, NY on Feb. 4, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

NTSB Investigating Deadly Metro-North Crash

The crash Tuesday evening involved a Harlem Line train and a SUV that was stopped on the tracks at a crossing on Commerce Street in Valhalla.

02/04/2015

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