Deadly Train Accidents Have Feds Pushing Railroads To Fight Employee FatigueFederal officials are pushing New Jersey Transit, and other railroads to do more to fight employee fatigue.
MTA Proposes Another Fare, Toll IncreaseThe Metropolitan Transportation Authority has unveiled plans that could raise fares and tolls by four percent over the next two years.
NJ TRANSIT Hiring Former Metro-North President To Review Safety ViolationsThe agency will pay Peter Cannito $350 per hour to review Federal Railroad Administration violations uncovered in an audit and help with a positive train control system.
Hoboken Train Crash: Transit Changes For Commuters GuideNJ TRANSIT rail service remains partially suspended in and out of Hoboken following a deadly train crash. Some service out of Hoboken Terminal is set to resume Oct. 10.
Critics Claim New Bar Cars On Metro-North New Haven Line Are Distraction From Fare HikeOf those 60 cars, 10 will be converted into cafe cars -- a service that was retired from the line in 2014.
Petition Circulated To Stop Planned Rail Fare Increases In ConnecticutA state representative is circulating a petition with the aim of stopping a proposed five percent fare increase on Connecticut's commuter rail lines.
Connecticut To Roll Out New Metro-North Mobile Ticketing App Connecticut Metro-North commuters on the New Haven Line will soon be able to purchase rail tickets with a new smartphone app.
Metro-North Tests Safety Measures Prompted By Deadly 2013 DerailmentMetro-North is testing new safety measures -- installing cameras to monitor key areas, and deter crime. The move came in response to federal recommendations following the 2013 Spuyten Duyvil derailment.
De Blasio Announces New Measures After East Harlem Fire That Disrupted Metro-North ServiceThe new measures include a review and regular safety sweeps of city-owned or managed properties under elevated transportation areas.
Regular Metro-North Service Resumes After Fire Under Tracks In East HarlemCrews have installed temporary support columns to reopen all tracks on the Park Avenue Viaduct. Metro-North said customers should still anticipate some residual delays due to speed restrictions through the area.
Metro-North Returning To Regular Weekday Schedule Friday Following East Harlem FireMetro-North said it would operate on an "enhanced Saturday schedule'' Thursday, providing customers with additional trains during peak travel times. The railroad said it hoped to restore regular service by Friday.
MTA To Run Trains On 'Enhanced Saturday' Schedule For Thursday Following East Harlem FireMetro-North said it is running a Saturday schedule Wednesday with trains running with reduced speeds on only two of the four tracks. It said customers should expect crowded conditions and delays.