Frederick Flowers of Massapequa Park had pleaded guilty to drunk driving and other charges in connection with the Oct. 4, 2012 incident.
A 23-year-old Brooklyn man is dead, after his car slammed into the back of an MTA bus in Cypress Hills.
Subways and buses will now cost at least a quarter more _ $2.50 with a MetroCard and $2.75 for a single ride. Express buses are going up to $6.
Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Rail Road fares have gone up between eight and nine percent, depending on distance and ticket type.
Amid growing safety concerns over its fleet, US Department of Transportation Officials ordered Fung Wah Bus Transportation Inc. to immediately suspend its service.
An off-duty 911 operator was not in a position to call emergency dispatchers herself Tuesday when an armed man had her in sight on a Staten Island bus – but she was able to text for help.
The National Labor Relations Board is expected to take a formal complaint about the strike from private bus companies who are calling the strike illegal. A ruling by the board could end the strike as early as Tuesday.
The wheels on New York City school buses could stop going round and round first thing in the New Year.
The MTA board voted on the proposed increases on Wednesday. Members unanimously approved the fare hikes. Only one member voted against increasing tolls.
It might be the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s final offer, a fare hike plan for bus and subway riders that spares frequent users and slaps the biggest hikes on those who don’t take mass transit very much.
Ophadell Williams was cleared of the most serious charges against him in connection with the March 12, 2011 crash. He was found guilty of aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the 3rd degree.
The 26-year-old suspect was involved in a road rage incident with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus driver shortly before 8 p.m., police said.
Chopper 2 HD was over the scene late Wednesday afternoon where the home was boarded up, looking completely different than at the same time on Tuesday.
Ophadell Williams was driving a tour bus on a return trip to Chinatown from a Connecticut casino when the bus overturned and slammed into a pole on Interstate 95 in March, 2011.
As we’ve seen over the past week plus, weather can’t bring New York City to a grinding halt. So, despite the foul weather of a nor’easter, the MTA’s Aaron Donovan says the agency will hold its first fare hike hearing tonight at 5 p.m.