Penn Station Taxi Stand (credit: CBS 2)

New Yorkers Struggle To Keep Warm Amid Arctic Chill

Movement was not an option at the Penn Station Taxi stand, and Jay Dow immediately noticed a couple of guys just standing there, steeling themselves against the cold in Steelers caps.


The Mineola Branch of The LIRR (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Report: LIRR Readying Snow Storm Schedule

The railroad was working on a timetable that would take effect only in emergencies, like when service was completely suspended during last month’s blizzard.


Friday's snowstorm made Big Apple streets a mess. (credit: CBS 2)

Tired Of Winter Yet? In NYC, Some Aren’t

On Friday, the second winter storm to blow into the City in a week turned some streets into skating rinks and avenues into rivers of slush.


One day after the blizzard, LIRR riders faced delays and disruptions. (credit: CBS 2)

Service Disruptions Remain On LIRR

Mass transit around the Tri-State finally began to move again after the blizzard brought the commute to a standstill but many suffered a long ride to work this morning and were prepared to face much of the same this afternoon.


Rail riders at the NJ Transit station - Trenton, NJ - File / Photo: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images

NJ Transit Wants To Raise Parking Fees

Commuters in have been hit with fare hikes of up to 25 percent on buses and trains. Now, NJ Transit wants to raise parking fees at many of its lots. That’s got some residents saying enough is enough.


Metro-North (credit: CBS 2)

MTA Conducts Customer Satisfaction Survey

It found Metro-North commuters are happier with their service overall compared with the LIRR, but passengers said bathrooms on Metro-North trains are in worse shape than those on its sister railroad.


Jay Street Station (Photo/Mona Rivera)

New Underground Subway Walkway Opening In Brooklyn

The new passageway means riders won’t have to walk a block above ground in the cold to Lawrence Street. It also makes life a lot easier for the disabled because of new elevators.


Rail riders at the NJ Transit station - Trenton, NJ - File / Photo: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images

Plan To Privatize NJ Transit Parking Lots On The Table

Overcrowded lots would get more spaces but rates would likely would increase. Free lots would likely begin charging.


The MTA plans to install flat-screen information monitors across the entire system. (Photo/Steve Sandberg)

Info Screens To Help Straphangers Navigate Subway

The MTA plans to eventually install flat-screen monitors throughout the entire subway system that would display service information.


A status board at the Metro-North Railroad station - Stamford, CT - Oct 4, 2010 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Report Card Out On L.I.R.R. and Metro-North

About 10% of the Long Island Rail Road ran late between July and September of 2010. About 2% of Metro-North trains ran behind schedule.


LIRR delays

LIRR Resumes Service After Storm

The Long Island Rail Road has resumed service to and from Penn Station through Jamaica Friday morning.


A woman passes her MetroCard through a reader at Grand Central station (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

MTA Kicks Off Second Round Of Public Hearings

The first of the five hearings regarding proposed fare hikes began Monday night at the Cooper Union Great Hall on 7th Street.


DeCamp Bus Drivers On Strike

Trouble for commuters in northern New Jersey who ride DeCamp Bus Lines.


LIRR passengers contend with service delays and cancelations. (credit: CBS 2)

Day 4: LIRR Delays, Disruptions Continue

Long Island Rail Road passengers face Day 4 of major schedule changes and delays as repair work continues on a damaged switching tower.


Modelboard 14

Commuter Chaos: How Could This Happen?

Commuters question how a small fire could cause such big problems on the LIRR.