Metropolitan Transportation Authority

The 86th Street station cavern mezzanine level slab, looking north on Oct. 13, 2014. (credit: Metropolitan Transportation Authority/Patrick Cashin)

Second Avenue Subway Hits Key Milestone With Completion Of 86th Street Station Shell

The cavern for the 86th Street station was completed on time, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced Thursday.

12/18/2014

MTA logo (credit: Getty Images)

Advocates Push For Affordable Housing At Harrison MTA Development

Alec Roberts with Community Housing Innovations said 20 percent of the apartments should be set aside as affordable homes.

12/17/2014

FILE - People ride the subway into Manhattan during the morning commute. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

MTA Report: 25 Percent Of All Subway Trains Are At Least 5 Minutes Late

If you feel like you are always waiting way too long for the subway, you are not wrong.

12/15/2014

Crews work to re-rail an F train that derailed on Friday, May 2, 2014. 
(credit: Metropolitan Transportation Authority/Patrick Cashin/Flickr)

MTA Calls For Disciplinary Action In Queens F Train Derailment Back In May

An official report Friday said multiple track defects were to blame for a derailment on the F Train in Queens this past spring, which left 30 riders and two employees injured.

12/12/2014

New Yorkers Dress Up As Santa For "SantaCon" Gathering (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Metro-North, LIRR To Ban Alcohol For SantaCon This Weekend

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.

12/10/2014

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Replica Of Long-Lost Verrazzano Sculpture Unveiled In Brooklyn

The unveiling was held at John J. Carty Park in Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn.

12/03/2014

Straphangers wait for a train at the Columbus Circle subway station on July 7, 2014. (Credit: CBS 2)

MTA Eyes Devices To Warn About People On Tracks

MTA Chairman and CEO Tom Prendergast said the agency is looking at four devices that would detect motion on the tracks and alert the system.

11/27/2014

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NYC Developers Look To Create Underground ‘Lowline’ Park

Visitors from around the world are drawn to New York City’s High Line, an elevated park built on defunct railroad tracks transformed into an urban sanctuary of flowers, grasses and trees.

11/26/2014

Verrazano-Narrows Bridge Turns 50

Staten Island Officials Boycott 50th Anniversary Of Verrazano-Narrows Bridge

Staten Island’s politicians are boycotting the anniversary ceremony Friday because of a proposed toll hike announced earlier this week.

11/21/2014

FILE -- Union Square subway station (Credit: Getty Images)

B, Q And F Train Service To Be Suspended For 10 Days In Southern Brooklyn

Subway service on the B, Q and F trains in southern Brooklyn will be suspended for 10 days beginning Friday, as crews replace switches and conduct other maintenance.

11/20/2014

E-ZPass lanes ahead of the Holland Tunnel. (Credit: CBS2)

Drivers Beware: E-ZPass Discounts Don’t Apply Across State Lines

Drivers with E-ZPass can get a discount on tolls, but it’s not as easy as one might think.

11/19/2014

Wai Kuen Kwok (inset) was killed when he was shoved onto the subway tracks in Midtown on Sunday, Nov. 16. Police are searching for the man in the surveillance image in connection with the incident. (Credit: CBS2)

Suspect Charged In Deadly Subway Incident

A suspect has been arrested and charged in a deadly shoving incident on the subway in the Bronx.

11/18/2014

A subway stop at Union Square is covered in snow in on Nov. 7, 2012. (file/credit: Getty Images)

State Unveils Winter Operations Plan For NYC Buses, Subways

As the Tri-State Area sank into wintry conditions, Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday announced that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has activated its winter operations plan.

11/18/2014

A drill bit plowed through a subway tunnel in Long Island City, Queens on Thursday, Oct. 30. (Credit: MTA)

MTA Exec Blames Contractors’ Stupidity For Drill Bit Accident In Subway

A Metropolitan Transportation Authority official said the “stupidity” of contracted workers led to a giant drill bit piercing the ceiling of a subway tunnel in Queens last month.

11/18/2014

James Muriel was the motorman driving a D Train when a man was shoved off a platform and killed in the Bronx, on Sunday, Nov. 16. (Credit: CBS2)

Motorman: Deadly Subway Shoving Incident Was Like Reliving A Nightmare

The deadly subway push in the Bronx this last weekend left a haunting memory for the motorman who was operating the D Train that took the man’s life.

11/18/2014

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