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FILE - People ride the subway into Manhattan during the morning commute. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Report: MTA Security Upgrade Delayed Until 2017

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s post-Sept. 11 system-wide security upgrades will take until 2017, nine years longer, partly because of damage caused by Superstorm Sandy.

06/11/2014

The scene of a fatal bus crash in Greenwich Village on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014 (credit: CBS 2)

NYC Bus Driver Killed After Crash With Stolen Delivery Truck

The impact was so strong, it sent both vehicles crashing into a building and several parked cars. The scaffolding that was in front of the building collapsed onto the wreckage.

02/12/2014

A subway pulls into the Lexington Ave. 86th Street station (file/credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

MTA To Test Sensors To Curb Subway Track Fatalities

The transit agency is testing four systems to indicate if someone has wound up on the tracks.

12/12/2013

R Train Montague Tube (credit: MTA)

MTA Halting R Train Service Between Brooklyn, Manhattan For 14-Month Sandy Repair Project

Starting Friday night, there will be no R trains running between Court Street in Brooklyn and Whitehall Street in Manhattan.

08/02/2013

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

MTA: MetroCards Now More ‘Flexible’

The MTA said riders will now be able to fill their MetroCards with both unlimited-ride time and pay-per-ride dollars.

02/21/2013

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Grand Central Terminal Forced To Close; Blizzard Makes A Mess For Mass Transit

Transit agencies across the Tri-State area are responding to the powerful winter storm which is causing disruptions.

02/08/2013

NYC Subway (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

MTA Considering Upgrading Speakers In Old Subway Cars

Spokesman Kevin Ortiz says they’re looking into ways to retrofit older cars with better speakers, specifically on the B, D, 1, 3 and 7 lines.

06/18/2011

NYC subway car

Subway Crew Suspended In Open-Door Incident

A video taken by a passenger when the doors opened showed a narrow walkway beneath the tracks and the street below.

03/10/2011

Pedestrians make their way through freezing rain during the morning commute in lower Manhattan on February 2, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Caution: Be On The Lookout For Black Ice Overnight

The ice storm that struck the Tri-State area Wednesday morning not only caused problems for commuters, but it also had the potential to flare back up into a problem overnight into Thursday.

02/02/2011