Alec Roberts with Community Housing Innovations said 20 percent of the apartments should be set aside as affordable homes.
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.
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.
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.
Fifty-eight percent of customers said they were satisfied with on-time performance, down 28 points from 2013.
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.”
Track workers were preparing to perform maintenance Nov. 4 on a section of track near the Noroton Heights station in Connecticut.
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.
Railroad officials warned minor delays should be expected because trains will need to reduce speeds in problem areas under extreme “slip-slide” conditions.
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.
Gov. Dannel Malloy announced Thursday the Connecticut Department of Transportation’s plan for closing the $188 million funding gap toward the $465 million project.
Steven Bauer, of Orange, says in his lawsuit filed last week in U.S. District Court that he suffered serious and permanent injuries.
Passengers will be able to board a train every half-hour, WCBS 880’s Fran Schneidau reported.
Sens. Charles Schumer and Richard Blumenthal say they want to “overhaul'” rail safety laws to prevent future derailments and other accidents.
Jim Gildea, vice chairman of the council, said more than 500 people rely on weekend service, but trains come only three to four hours.