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Riders get off at the Metro-North Spuyten-Duyvil station on Aug. 27, 2014. (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

MTA Report: Metro-North Sacrificed Safety For On-Time Performance

Riders are weighing in on findings from a new report saying Metro-North has sacrificed safety for on-time performance.

08/27/2014

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Metro North To Cut Parking Fees At West-Of-Hudson Stations

Starting in the fall Metro-North riders will see reduced parking fees at west-of-Hudson stations.

07/29/2014

Crowd at Metro-North train station in Garrison after a boulder fell onto the tracks, causing delays (Credit: CBS 2)

Boulder Damages Metro-North Tracks, Causes Delays On Hudson Line

The MTA told 1010 WINS the boulder came down onto the tracks at around 2:30 p.m. The boulder hit Track 2, then made contact with Track 1.

07/19/2014

FILE -- Traffic in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Gas Prices Highest In Six Years As Millions Hit The Roads For July Fourth Weekend

AAA Mid-Atlantic says a gallon of unleaded gasoline rose to $3.68 last week.

07/03/2014

FILE -- New York City traffic. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Roads, Rails Expected To Be Packed For July Fourth Weekend Getaway

About 41 million Americans are expected to travel at least 50 miles or more.

07/02/2014

Police said a suspicious package (pictured) found near the Fairfield station and caused up to two hour delays on Metro-North's New Haven Line turned out to be a school project. (credit: Fairfield Police Department)

Package That Affected Metro-North Trains In Fairfield Was School Project

Fairfield police say the suspicious package that caused delays of up to two hours on Metro-North’s New Haven Line turned out to be a school project.

06/20/2014

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

Norwalk Bridge Fails For Second Time; Causes Delays On Metro-North, Amtrak Trains

Metro-North and Amtrak train service in Connecticut has been disrupted for the second time in two weeks by a bridge failure in Norwalk.

06/06/2014

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

Stuck Bridge Causes Major Rail Delays On Metro-North’s New Haven Line

Metro-North says repairs were completed to the Walk Bridge just before 9 a.m.

05/29/2014

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

Federal Agencies To Testify On Rail Safety At Committee Hearing Chaired By Sen. Blumenthal

Sen. Richard Blumenthal said if federal agencies are not empowered to raise the penalties for safety violations, legislation will be enacted to achieve a higher safety standard.

05/27/2014

A Metro-North Railroad commuter purchases a ticket at Grand Central Terminal. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Cops Find Skimming Device On Ticket Machine At Grand Central, Queens Man Arrested

Police have found several skimmers on ticket machines in the last month. The MTA is reportedly planning to introduce an app that would allow commuters to buy tickets on their smartphones and tablets.

05/19/2014

The board at the New Haven station on May 16, 2014. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Downed Wire Makes Mess Of Morning Commute For Metro-North New Haven Line Riders

Spokeswoman Marjorie Andres said service was suspended during Friday’s morning rush due to a downed overhead catenary electric line lying across three tracks in Cos Cob, Conn.

05/16/2014

Bar car aboard Metro-North New Haven line train (credit: CBS 2)

‘End Of An Era’ As Metro-North’s Bar Cars Make Final Run

The bar cars, which have been in operation on the New Haven line since 1973, were phased out as the railroad switches its fleet over to the new M-8 cars.

05/09/2014

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

Metro-North’s Bar Cars Reach End Of The Line

The last of the cars will make their final run on Friday. Metro-North rolled out the bar cars on the New Haven line in the 1970s.

05/07/2014

Cars buried after a mudslide in Port Washington on May 1, 2014. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Clean Up Continues Across Tri-State After Flooding, Mudslides

Drenching downpours on Wednesday flooded out neighborhoods in Brooklyn and Queens and caused mudslides and washouts in Westchester, Long Island and New Jersey.

05/02/2014

Flooded streets in Howard Beach, Queens on Thursday, May 1, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Tri-State Area Hit With Flooding, Mudslides Caused By Soaking Rain

The New York City Office of Emergency Management said residents impacted by Wednesday’s flooding should contact 311 to report damage to their homes or businesses. New Yorkers can also report any damage at nyc.gov/311.

05/01/2014

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