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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

FILE -- Union Square subway station (Credit: Getty Images)

Woman Hit By Train, Killed After Falling On Subway Tracks

Authorities were continuing Sunday to investigate details of the death Saturday afternoon. It happened at the Union Square station in Manhattan.

07/13/2014

An LIRR train arrives at the Bethpage station. (credit: Getty Images)

CBS 2′s Marcia Kramer Gives Breakdown Of What Both Sides Want In Potential LIRR Strike

With 10 days to go Thursday before a possible Long Island Rail Road strike, many have been wondering just how far apart the two sides really are.

07/10/2014

LIRR trains (CBS 2)

With Potential LIRR Strike Looming, Cuomo Says He Can’t Get Involved

Contract talks are expected to resume Tuesday afternoon between the MTA and LIRR union workers.

07/07/2014

Metro-North Railroad Train (file / credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Metro-North Train Hits Tree On Tracks In Bethel, Conn.

It was a rough ride Thursday night from some Metro-North New Haven Line passengers, when a northbound train slammed into a tree that had fallen onto the tracks.

07/03/2014

LIRR trains (CBS 2)

Brookhaven Town Officials To Sue Over Contaminated LIRR Yard

Town of Brookhaven officials announced Tuesday that they will take legal action against the Long Island Rail Road to clean up a shuttered yard full of toxic chemicals in East Yaphank.

07/01/2014

FILE -- Passengers ride in a subway car. (Credit: Getty Images)

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton: MTA Should Install Cameras On New Subway Cars

Bratton said, with the announcements and signage on subway cars now automated, the conductor would have time to monitor TV screens between stops.

06/25/2014

FILE -- Passengers board LIRR train in Hicksville, Long Island. (file/credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

LIRR Union Leaders Might Skip Next Round Of Negotiations With MTA

The MTA said Tuesday it has offered a 17 percent wage increase over seven years.

06/25/2014

FILE - Commuters step off the subway in New York City. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Report: Rockaway Subway Stations Among Highest In Crime

Four of the top 10 stations with the highest crime rate are on the Rockaway Peninsula, according to a comprehensive subway safety report released by the New York Daily News

06/22/2014

A conductor looks down the MTA's "Nostalgia" vintage subway train while standing between cars at the Queens Plaza station on Dec. 15, 2013.  (credit: Getty Images)

Party Planned To Celebrate 110th Birthday Of NYC Subway System

The New York City subway system will be celebrating its 110th birthday this coming weekend with a party.

06/12/2014

MTA Logo  (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

MTA Warns Customers Of Possible Lost And Found Scam

The agency warned not to provide credit card information to third-party websites that solicit unofficial lost property reports.

06/12/2014

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