Metro-North Railroad

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Advocates Push For Affordable Housing At Harrison MTA Development

Alec Roberts with Community Housing Innovations said 20 percent of the apartments should be set aside as affordable homes.

12/17/2014

Metro-North Railroad Train (credit: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

Metro-North Ordered To Pay Record Fine In Retaliation Case

The U.S. Labor Department has ordered the Metro-North Railroad to pay a record fine for taking disciplinary action against an employee who reported getting injured on the job.

12/16/2014

New Yorkers Dress Up As Santa For "SantaCon" Gathering (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Metro-North, LIRR To Ban Alcohol For SantaCon This Weekend

Nobody attending SantaCon this weekend – and nobody else either, for that matter – will be drinking alcohol on Metro-North or Long Island Rail Road for most of this weekend.

12/10/2014

An M-8 rail car on the Metro-North Railroad's  New Haven line (file/credit: Patrick Cashin/MTA)

Metro-North Says On-Time Performance Won’t Meet Goal

The president of Metro-North Railroad has told Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy that the commuter rail line cannot reach its target of 95 percent on-time service.

12/02/2014

An M-8 rail car on the Metro-North Railroad's  New Haven line (file/credit: Patrick Cashin/MTA)

Survey Finds Metro-North Customer Satisfaction Dropping

Fifty-eight percent of customers said they were satisfied with on-time performance, down 28 points from 2013.

11/18/2014

Sen. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Blumenthal Wants To Put Commuter Tax Benefit Back On Track

The Connecticut Democrat said Monday he’s pushing for Congress to restore the full tax benefit that expired last year, giving all commuters “parity in the tax treatment they receive.”

11/17/2014

Metro-North Railroad Train (credit: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

3 Metro-North Workers Suspended In Safety Failure

Track workers were preparing to perform maintenance Nov. 4 on a section of track near the Noroton Heights station in Connecticut.

11/13/2014

Brian McClellen (credit: Facebook)

Officials: Man Dies After Being Burned Atop Metro-North Train

Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials said Brian McClellen, 21, was discovered atop a train shortly after 5 a.m. Sunday at the Riverside station in Greenwich, Connecticut, when crew members were performing an inspection after the Manhattan-bound train lost power.

11/10/2014

Metro-North Railroad

Metro-North Advises Riders Of Possible Delays Due To Leaf ‘Slime’

Railroad officials warned minor delays should be expected because trains will need to reduce speeds in problem areas under extreme “slip-slide” conditions.

10/20/2014

From left, NYPD officers Christopher Britton, Ericka Malave, Ryan Gargan and Thomas Clark. (credit: NYPD)

Cops Scale Barbed Wire Fence To Save Woman On Bronx Train Tracks

Officers Ryan Gargan and Erika Malave were on patrol on Park Avenue and St. Paul’s Place in Morrisania on Saturday just after 7 p.m. when they saw the 60-year-old woman running toward an oncoming train, police said.

10/12/2014

Crews examine the separation on the Metro North "Walk Bridge" over the Norwalk River (Tom Kaminski/Chopper 880)

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy Unveils Plan To Pay For Walk Bridge Replacement

Gov. Dannel Malloy announced Thursday the Connecticut Department of Transportation’s plan for closing the $188 million funding gap toward the $465 million project.

10/02/2014

Close-up of the damage from the Conn. Metro-North collision. (credit: Fairfield Police)

Engineer Sues Metro-North Over 2013 Derailment

Steven Bauer, of Orange, says in his lawsuit filed last week in U.S. District Court that he suffered serious and permanent injuries.

09/29/2014

A train car on Metro North's New Haven Line (Credit MTA/Metro North)

Metro-North’s New Haven Line To Roll Every 30 Minutes

Passengers will be able to board a train every half-hour, WCBS 880’s Fran Schneidau reported.

09/24/2014

A Metro-North train is seen in Rye, NY on Monday, Oct. 7, 2013. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Schumer, Blumenthal Seek Rail Safety ‘Overhaul’

Sens. Charles Schumer and Richard Blumenthal say they want to “overhaul'” rail safety laws to prevent future derailments and other accidents.

09/07/2014

An M-8 rail car on the Metro-North Railroad's  New Haven line (file/credit: Patrick Cashin/MTA)

Commuter Advocates Call For Improved Service On Metro-North Waterbury Branch

Jim Gildea, vice chairman of the council, said more than 500 people rely on weekend service, but trains come only three to four hours.

09/04/2014

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