Metro North

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

Metro-North Hopes To Ease Overcrowding In 2015

As more and more of the Metro-North’s M8 cars are rolled into service, commuters will see a decrease in overcrowding.

12/22/2014

White Plains Metro-North Station

Homeless Man Pleads Guilty To Pushing Woman In Front Of Metro-North Train

A homeless man accused of pushing a Hunter College student in front of a Metr0-North train last year has pleaded guilty to attempted murder.

12/09/2014

A subway turnstile readout reads "insufficient fare." (Credit: CBS2)

Commuter Woes Continue For Thousands Of LIRR, Metro-North Riders After Computer Glitch

Riders whose monthly railroad pass doubles as a MetroCard on the subway received a message saying “insufficient fare” when they swiped their cards.

12/02/2014

A subway rider pases her MetroCard through a reader at Grand Central station (file/credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Glitch Hits Monthly LIRR, Metro-North MetroCard Users, Snarls Subway Access

A glitch is creating problems for roughly 10,000 commuters heading in to New York City Monday, the MTA said.

12/01/2014

An accident on the Taconic Parkway during snow on Nov. 26, 2014. (credit: Lou Young/CBS2)

Thanksgiving Travelers Across Tri-State Fight Through Rain, Snow

One of the busiest, most stressful travel days of the year poses special challenges as travelers on their way to Thanksgiving celebrations contend with a nor’easter packing rain and snow.

11/26/2014

Aftermath of the fatal Metro-North Railroad derailment, as seen from Chopper 880 on Dec. 2, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

NTSB Adopts Proposals After Metro-North Accidents

The NTSB approved all the conclusions and recommendations in a staff report that examined five Metro-North Railroad accidents in New York and Connecticut in 2013 and 2014.

11/19/2014

Metro-North Railroad

Man Hospitalized After Catching Fire On Top Of Metro-North Train

A 21-year-old man is hospitalized after catching fire on top of a New York City-bound commuter train in Connecticut.

11/09/2014

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Proposed Plans To Update Northeast Corridor, Commuter Lines On Display In Newark

Plans for updating Amtrak, Metro North, New Jersey Transit, the Long Island Rail Road and other lines were on display in Newark Thursday.

11/06/2014

Aftermath of the fatal Metro-North Railroad derailment, as seen from Chopper 880 on Dec. 2, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

NTSB: Engineer’s Sleepiness Caused Deadly Bronx Metro-North Train Derailment

William Rockefeller’s sleepiness was due to a combination of an undiagnosed disorder — sleep apnea — and a drastic shift in his work schedule, the National Transportation Safety Board said.

10/28/2014

Jerome Mack and Edgar Wilson (credit: NY State Police)

Cops: 2 Arrested In Shooting Of Ex-Con Just After Prison Release

State police said they arrested Jerome Mack and Edgar Wilson in Manhattan around 5 p.m. Thursday, about seven hours after a 33-year-old man was shot in the Orange County town of Mount Hope.

10/10/2014

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

Report: Crime Up On Metro North Railroad In 2014, Officials Say Riders Are Safe

A transit report says crime has risen since last year on Metro North Railroad, but officials of the commuter line and an advocate say riders are safe.

09/30/2014

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

Metro-North Railroad

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

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