Metropolitan Transportation Authority

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

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

MTA Takes Over Rebuilding Of Cortlandt Street Subway Station Destroyed On 9/11

The Cortlandt Street No. 1 train station was crushed beneath falling debris from the towers Sept. 11, 2001.

02/24/2015

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

Metro-North Conductor Shoved By Commuter In Fare Dispute

A spokeswoman for Metro-North Railroad says a conductor was shoved by a commuter in a fare dispute, prompting police to clear the train of riders.

02/20/2015

A woman in a parka walks on a Manhattan street during frigidly cold weather on February 16, 2015. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Officials Urge Caution As Potentially Record Low Temps Again Hit Tri-State Area

Another blast of Arctic air will move into the Tri-State area Thursday, bringing with it potentially record-breaking temperatures.

02/19/2015

A Metro-North train was stranded for two hours near the Pelham station on Monday, Feb. 2. (Credit: Jack Saghir)

Metro-North Apologizes For Hours-Long Train Delay In Bitter Cold

The Metro-North Railroad issued an apology Tuesday, a day after hundreds of passengers were stranded for more than two hours in the dark with no heat on a New Haven Line train.

02/03/2015

MTA logo (credit: Getty Images)

New York Senate Committees To Review MTA’s Finances

A main focus of the hearing will be the MTA’s ambitious $32 billion, five-year plan to upgrade equipment and services.

02/01/2015

Sen. Charles Schumer is demanding that both the LIRR and Metro-North test their engineers for sleep apnea. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Schumer Wants LIRR, Not Just Metro-North, To Screen Engineers For Sleep Apnea

Sen. Charles Schumer is demanding that both of New York’s big commuter railroads — not just the one that suffered a fatal derailment — test their engineers for sleep apnea, the disorder blamed for the 2013 accident.

01/30/2015

A closed subway stop is viewed in Brooklyn the morning after a major winter storm on January 27, 2015. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Union: Develop Plan To Keep Some NYC Subways Running During Severe Snowstorms

The union president representing transit workers is calling on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to develop a plan that could keep at least the underground portions of the subway system running in a severe snowstorm.

01/29/2015

Gov. Andrew Cuomo offers update on Jan. 26, 2015 snowstorm (credit: CBS2)

New York City Subways Shut Down; Travel Ban In Effect On Local, State Roads

As a potentially historic blizzard swept the Tri-State Area Monday, New York state Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday afternoon that the entire New York City subway system and other MTA transportation will shut down at 11 p.m., and roads in 13 counties will be shut down to all but emergency vehicles.

01/26/2015

The MTA board meets on Jan. 22, 2015. (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

MTA Board Votes To Raise Fares And Tolls

The cost of your commute is going up. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority board voted Thursday to raise fares and tolls.

01/22/2015

(Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

No. 7 Train Suspended West Of Queensboro Plaza For Next 4 Weekends

Riders of the No. 7 train will need to plan for a detour this weekend, and for the next four weekends to come.

01/16/2015

(Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Here We Go Again: MTA Board To Vote On Potential Fare Hikes On Jan. 22

Whether you travel by road or rail, your commute could soon get more expensive.

01/14/2015

An R train travels through Brooklyn. (credit: CBSNY)

Former MTA Bosses Unite To Endorse $32B Capital Plan

Five former heads of the MTA came together Tuesday to say it will be money well spent.

01/13/2015

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