Riders are weighing in on findings from a new report saying Metro-North has sacrificed safety for on-time performance.
Starting in the fall Metro-North riders will see reduced parking fees at west-of-Hudson stations.
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.
AAA Mid-Atlantic says a gallon of unleaded gasoline rose to $3.68 last week.
About 41 million Americans are expected to travel at least 50 miles or more.
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.
Metro-North and Amtrak train service in Connecticut has been disrupted for the second time in two weeks by a bridge failure in Norwalk.
Metro-North says repairs were completed to the Walk Bridge just before 9 a.m.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Drenching downpours on Wednesday flooded out neighborhoods in Brooklyn and Queens and caused mudslides and washouts in Westchester, Long Island and New Jersey.
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.