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As part of the East Side Access megaproject, the MTA is building a new concourse for the Long Island Rail Road under Grand Central Terminal. This photo shows progress as of October 2013. (credit: Metropolitan Transportation Authority/Patrick Cashin)

Completion, Cost Revised For East Side Access Project

Completion of the long-awaited project to link the Long Island Rail Road into Grand Central Terminal may now be 2023 and cost $10.7 billion.

01/28/2014

A man boards a train to North White Plains at Grand Central Terminal  after power was restored following a shutdown of all lines on Jan 23, 2014.  (Photo by Michael Graae/Getty Images)

MTA: Human Error To Blame For Glitch That Suspended Metro-North Trains

Around 7:45 p.m., the computers that run the railroad’s signal system lost power when one of two main power supply units was taken out of service for replacement.

01/24/2014

As part of the East Side Access megaproject, the MTA is building a new concourse for the Long Island Rail Road under Grand Central Terminal. This photo shows progress as of October 2013. (credit: Metropolitan Transportation Authority/Patrick Cashin)

Report: LIRR East Side Access To Cost More, Won’t Be Ready Until Next Decade

The effort to bring LIRR trains to a new concourse 10 stories beneath Grand Central was at one time an $8 billion project with a 2013 completion date. But the MTA board will reportedly be told the project could top $10 billion and won’t be ready until 2021 or later.

01/24/2014

A disabled Metro-North train that left passengers stranded for two hours in Conn. on Jan. 22, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Delays After Downed Wire Disables Metro-North Train For Hours In Conn.

Nearly 200 Metro-North passengers were stranded in freezing temperatures when their train lost power Wednesday night.

01/23/2014

Models promote tourism for Fort Lauderdale, Fla. at the M42 bus stop on 42nd Street on Jan. 15, 2014. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Swimsuit-Clad Models Turn Heads At Manhattan Bus Stop

It’s all part of a month-long campaign to promote tourism in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

01/15/2014

SantaCon bar crawl (Credit: CBS 2)

Revelers Suit Up For NYC SantaCon

The annual New York City SantaCon bar crawl is underway despite the wintry weather.

12/14/2013

The Holiday Shops At Bryant Park  (credit: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

NYC’s 5 Best Holiday Markets

One of the many perks of living in New York include distinctive spots for all your shopping needs. Here are five of the City’s best holiday markets for a little deviation from the typical department store chaos.

CBS New York–11/18/2013

Grand Central Terminal(Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Grand Central Terminal Makes List Of ‘Great Public Spaces’

The American Planning Association says it singled out the Beaux Arts train station because of its influence on American architecture, engineering, planning and culture.

10/04/2013

Tiffany clock at Grand Central Terminal (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Lawmakers: Grand Central Area Rezoning Plan Is Bad For New Yorkers

Lawmakers joined labor and business leaders Tuesday to protest against a rezoning plan that would affect a broad area around Grand Central Terminal.

10/01/2013

New Haven line commuters wait for a train on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Malloy Wants Plan To Compensate Metro-North Commuters

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said he’s expecting a plan from the Metropolitan Transit Authority and Metro-North Railroad to reimburse Connecticut commuters for the lack of service caused by a failed high-voltage feeder cable.

09/27/2013

Commuters wait at the Stamford station on Sept. 25, 2013 (credit: Weijia Jiang/CBS 2)

Metro-North Commuters To Feel More Pain On Morning Commute

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Wednesday advised commuters to plan for days of problems, after a power problem that left hundreds of commuters stranded during the morning rush.

09/25/2013

Metro-North Railroad New Haven Line departure board at Grand Central Terminal (credit: CBS 2)

Metro-North’s New Haven Line Back On Schedule After Repairs

Regular train service has returned to Connecticut, five days after a derailment injured scores of commuters and damaged tracks.

05/22/2013

Connecticut state investigators examines the scene of a Metro North train collision on May 18, 2013 in Fairfield, Connecticut. (Photo by Michael Graae/Getty Images)

Metro-North New Haven Service To Be Back By Wednesday Morning

Railroad officials in Connecticut said the morning commute went as well as can be expected following Friday’s train collision that injured 72 people and has shut down service.

05/20/2013

Iran vs. Russia compete in wrestling match at Rumble on the Rails, May 15, 2013. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Rumble On The Rails At Grand Central Aimed At Bringing Wrestling Back To Olympics

The cheering for the wrestlers was deafening in the great Vanderbilt Hall.

05/15/2013

Port Washington Long Island Rail Road Station (file / credit: MTA)

LIRR At Grand Central Could Mean Fewer Parking Spaces In Port Washington

While many commuters are looking forward to the Long Island Rail Road’s expansion into Grand Central Terminal, those in one Long Island town are a bit wary.

05/15/2013

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