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Major Disruptions Coming For Brooklyn Straphangers

Straphangers in Brooklyn will be subject to major disruptions for five weekends beginning May 2.

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Riders get ready to board a Long Island Rail Road train in Bethpage, N.Y. (file/credit: Getty Images)

LIRR Union Official Blasts Tentative MTA Deal With NYC Transit Workers; Talks Resume Monday

Contract talks between the railroad workers and the MTA resume Monday with the presidential mediation board. The two sides have been far apart on pay raises and union givebacks.

04/18/2014

A YouTube video shows two men trying to pull a man off the subway tracks at 175th Street in Washington Heights. (credit: YouTube)

Video Shows Good Samaritans Trying To Rescue Man From NYC Subway Tracks

A sense of impending doom dominates the five-minute video, which shows the man refusing to get up from the train tracks at the 175th Street station in Washington Heights.

04/17/2014

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Cabbie Accused Of Sneaking Through RFK Toll Plaza 3,000 Times Without Paying

A taxi driver has been charged with stealing more than $28,000 from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, by crossing the Robert F. Kennedy Triboro Bridge more than 3,000 times without once paying a toll.

04/17/2014

An MTA subway conductor (file/credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Gov. Andrew Cuomo Brokers Tentative Deal Between MTA, Transit Workers Union

Transit officials and the union representing an estimated 34,000 New York City subway and bus workers have reached a tentative contract deal.

04/17/2014

Queens Anti-Muslim Statements Suspect

Police: Queens Man Arrested In Harassment Of Teen Girl On MTA Bus

Perry Germano, 50, is charged with attempted assault, aggravated harassment and menacing.

04/17/2014

The Queens Midtown Tunnel flooded during superstorm Sandy (credit: MTA Bridges and Tunnels / Mark Valentin)

FEMA Provides $400 Million For Sandy-Related Repairs At 2 MTA Tunnels

The Hugh L. Carey Tunnel and the Queens Midtown Tunnel both took on millions of gallons of water when the Oct. 2012 storm roared ashore.

04/16/2014

Queens Anti-Muslim Statements Suspect

Police: Man Made Anti-Muslim Remarks, Spat On Teenage Girl On Bus In Queens

Police on Tuesday were asking the public to help them find a suspect who allegedly spat on a 15-year-old girl and raised his fist to her while making anti-Muslim statements on a bus in Queens.

04/15/2014

Midtown East Bus Accident

1 Hospitalized When City Bus, 2 Cars Crash In Midtown East

A city bus and two cars were involved in an accident in Midtown East Tuesday afternoon, sending one person to an area hospital.

04/15/2014

Columbus Circle Subway Skimmer

Skimming Device Found On MetroCard Machine At 59th-Columbus Circle Subway Station

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority warned customers to be on the watch Thursday, after a skimming device was found on a MetroCard vending machine at the 59th Street-Columbus Circle stop in the heart of Midtown.

04/10/2014

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Gov. Cuomo’s Office Takes Aim At Racy Subway Ads

New York transit officials are agreeing to reconsider their advertising standards after a top aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo objected to a cleavage-baring ad for breast enhancement.

04/09/2014

LIRR ticket machine. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

MTA: Skimming Devices Spotted On LIRR Ticket Machines In Baldwin

Metropolitan Transportation Authority police on Monday were reminding Long Island Rail Road customers to watch out while buying tickets at vending machines.

04/07/2014

Transit worker Joel Grasman has admitted to taking a bucket truck and driving it on a rampage of destruction through Elmont. (credit: CBS 2)

Transit Worker Pleads Guilty To Ride Of Destruction In Bucket Truck On Long Island

A New York City Transit Authority electrician pleaded guilty Wednesday to stealing a bucket truck and going on a rampage of destruction on Long Island last summer

04/02/2014

Henry Hudson Bridge (file/credit: Christopher Gregory/Getty Images)

Toll Evasion Up Nearly 800 Percent On Cashless Henry Hudson Bridge

One in three drivers who receive a bill in the mail never pay it, according to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

03/31/2014

Metro-North Railroad

New Safety Measures In Place For Metro-North Trains

Following the release of a scathing report from the Federal Railroad Administration, Metro-North Railroad has instituted some new safety measures.

03/24/2014

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