Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Construction of a bus stop on First Avenue in Yorkville has been going on for 18 months. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Bus Stop Near Gracie Mansion Has Been Under Construction For 16 Months

On First Avenue in Yorkville – around the corner from the Gracie Mansion where Mayor Bill de Blasio resides – it has taken about a year and a half to build a bus stop, and the process is still not done.

04/15/2015

The sport utility vehicle that was hit by a Metro-North train is removed from the site of the accident on February 4, 2015 in Valhalla, New York. The crash started a fire in the train car that killed seven people, including the driver of the vehicle.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Police Ramp Up Rail-Crossing Citations In Wake Of Recent Train-Vehicle Crashes

Following the Metro-North Railroad crash that killed six people in Valhalla, Metropolitan Transportation Authority police have begun issuing summonses at six times last year’s rate.

03/29/2015

No. 6 train (Credit: TAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

MTA Sees 80 Percent Increase In Subway Trains Delayed By Unruly Passengers

In January, 2,300 trains were delayed due to unruly passengers starting fights, pulling the emergency brake and holding the doors, among other things, the MTA said.

03/26/2015

Commuters at the Bedford Avenue subway station onboard a crowded L Train December 22, 2014. (Credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Petition: Weekend L Train Shutdowns Will Be Detrimental To Brooklyn Businesses

Some Brooklyn residents have launched a petition calling on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to cancel plans to shut down the L Train for five weekends in April and May.

03/24/2015

A woman was struck and injured by a bus in Midtown East on Tuesday, March 24. (Credit: CBS2)

Woman Struck By Bus In Midtown East

A woman was struck by a bus late Tuesday afternoon on 57th Street just west of Third Avenue.

03/24/2015

A surveillance video of a woman police say threw coffee at an MTA bus driver on Tuesday, March 17. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Woman Threw Coffee In MTA Bus Driver’s Face On St. Patrick’s Day

Police on Monday were searching for a woman who threw coffee in a city bus driver’s face in the Flatiron District, in the midday hours on St. Patrick’s Day.

03/23/2015

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

MTA Employee Intervenes In Slashing Attack Near Subway Platform

Police said an argument between two men in front of a subway token booth at the 28th Street-Park Avenue South station in Manhattan escalated to the point where one man pulled out a knife.

03/22/2015

(Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Commuters Brace For More MTA Fare & Toll Hikes

Bridge and tunnel tolls will also go up by 4 percent for E-ZPass users and about 6 percent to 10 percent for cash customers.

03/21/2015

An MTA bus (credit: Getty Images)

2 MTA Bus Drivers Arrested In Midtown After Alleged Road Rage Fight

Two city bus drivers were arrested Friday evening, after they allegedly got into a fight when one cut the other off in traffic.

03/21/2015

Screen capture of the "YoTrain" smartphone app.

MTA Awards Latest Winners Of App Development Competition

Forty-three teams from 10 countries entered the App Quest 3.0 competition. Eight were awarded prize money ranging from $5,000 to $10,000.

03/19/2015

People wait to board an uptown 6 train at Union Square Station on January 28, 2015. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

State Lawmaker Calls For Signage Instructing People Who See Someone On Subway Tracks

A state lawmaker on Monday launched a plan to get the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to put up new subway signage, in an effort to help save lives.

03/16/2015

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

MTA, Subway Riders Experience Rough Week

Tuesday’s delays during the evening rush were followed by problems Wednesday night.

03/12/2015

Crews respond after an LIRR train struck an SUV at Rocklyn Avenue in East Rockaway, N.Y., on March 2, 2015. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

MTA Officials Consider Elevated Tracks At LIRR Crossings

The option would cost an esimated $100 million for each crossing. That has some riders worried about rising fares.

03/04/2015

The Ellison Avenue Bridge over the Long Island Rail Road in Westbury will be closed for a year as it is replaced. (Credit: CBS2)

Westbury Residents Not Looking Forward To Replacement Of Bridge Over LIRR

A deteriorating, heavily-used Long Island bridge over railroad tracks is going to be replaced. But that means a year of detoured traffic, and snarled road closures near the busy Roosevelt Field Mall in Nassau County.

02/27/2015

Commuters enter a Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) train on July 15, 2014 in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Brookhaven Officials Call For Extended Electric Rail Service On LIRR

Extending electric train service on the Long Island Rail Road’s Montauk Branch would increase ridership, improve service and help boost the East End economy, Brookhaven officials say.

02/25/2015

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