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Tighter security is seen at Penn Station after Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced an increase in police presence in New York City transportation hubs due to the threat of terrorism. (Credit: CBS 2)

Gov. Cuomo Lays Out Plan For Increased Security Due To ISIS Terror Threat

With an increase of terrorist activity overseas by ISIS, the governor said the New York City area is a high profile target.

09/20/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday, Sept. 19. (Credit: CBS 2)

Cuomo: Police, National Guard Patrols Stepped Up In NYC Area Amid Heightened Terror Threat

New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday announced that National Guard troops and additional police officers at mass transit points and other sites in the New York City area – amid an increased threat of terrorist activity.

09/19/2014

An MTA bus (credit: Getty Images)

Person Struck, Injured By Bus In Williamsburg, Brooklyn

A person was struck and wounded by a Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus Tuesday evening in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

09/16/2014

A sign at the Whitehall Street station announces the return of R train service between Manhattan and Brooklyn. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

R Train To Resume Service Between Brooklyn And Manhattan Monday

Commuters have been patiently waiting for the completion of the repairs after the Montegut Street tunnel, under the East River, sat in a saltwater days after Sandy hit in October 2012, corroding tracks and signals.

09/14/2014

A Metro-North train is seen in Rye, NY on Monday, Oct. 7, 2013. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Schumer, Blumenthal Seek Rail Safety ‘Overhaul’

Sens. Charles Schumer and Richard Blumenthal say they want to “overhaul'” rail safety laws to prevent future derailments and other accidents.

09/07/2014

Metro-North Railroad

Riders Upset After Panel Finds Metro-North Didn’t Prioritize Safety

On Wednesday, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority released a report saying the Metro-North Railroad has sacrificed safety for on-time performance.

08/28/2014

Riders get off at the Metro-North Spuyten-Duyvil station on Aug. 27, 2014. (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

MTA Report: Metro-North Sacrificed Safety For On-Time Performance

Riders are weighing in on findings from a new report saying Metro-North has sacrificed safety for on-time performance.

08/27/2014

Bedbugs

Bedbugs Reported On Another N Train; Conductor Says She Was Bitten

Bedbugs were reported on yet another subway train Monday, when a conductor reported she was bitten on an N Train.

08/25/2014

This Staten Island Rail train suffered a minor derailment on Aug. 7, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

MTA: Staten Island Railway Car Derails, No Injuries Reported

A Staten Island Railway train car derailed Thursday, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority said.

08/07/2014

Melanie Chandan plans to sue the MTA over May's F-train derailment. (credit: CBS 2)

College Student Set To Sue MTA Over Queens Train Derailment

Melanie Chandan, of Jamaica, Queens, claims she suffered injuries to her knee, arms and head in the May 2 accident. But she said that’s not the worst of it.

08/05/2014

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MTA To Begin Queens-Brooklyn ‘G’ Train Shutdown On Friday

Starting Friday night the “G” will be shut down between Greenpoint, Brooklyn and Long Island City, Queens for a total of five weeks.

07/24/2014

Long Island Rail Road riders on Thursday, July 17. (Credit: CBS 2)

Anxiety Over For LIRR Commuters After Strike Is Averted

Commuters let out a big sigh of relief Thursday, after Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced an agreement that has averted a crippling Long Island Rail Road strike.

07/17/2014

MTA head Thomas Prendergast arrives for contract talks with LIRR unions on July 16, 2014. (credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

MTA, LIRR Unions End Another Day Of Talks 4 Days Before Potential Strike

With a Long Island Rail Road strike potentially set to start on Sunday, the unions and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority returned to the bargaining table Wednesday and talked for several hours without reaching a deal.

07/16/2014

A Long Island Rail Road (LIRR)  schedule board hangs in a train station on July 15, 2014 in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Expert: Wind-Down Of LIRR Service Will Not Require Multiple Days

If a strike goes ahead for the Long Island Rail Road, how long will it take for the trains to stop running?

07/16/2014

LIRR trains (CBS 2)

Report: LIRR Talks To Resume Monday

Negotiations aimed at avoiding a Long Island Rail Road strike are reportedly set to resume Monday.

07/13/2014

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