Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Metro-North Railroad Train (credit: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

3 Metro-North Workers Suspended In Safety Failure

Track workers were preparing to perform maintenance Nov. 4 on a section of track near the Noroton Heights station in Connecticut.

11/13/2014

Cellphone video captured a shoving match between a Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus driver and a 16-year-old boy in Jamaica, Queens on Tuesday, Nov. 11. (Credit: CBS2)

Caught On Video: Teen, MTA Bus Driver Get Into Shoving Match In Queens

A shoving and shouting match between a Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus driver and a teenager in Queens was caught on cellphone video Tuesday morning.

11/11/2014

86th and Lexington subway station. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Report: MTA Considering Potential Fare Increase For Subway And Bus Riders

New York City subway and bus fares could be on the rise once again.

11/11/2014

FILE -- MTA Chairman and CEO Thomas Prendergast (credit: CBSNewYork)

MTA Chief Warns Capital Plan Budget Gap Could Grow

In a speech to the General Contractors Association of New York in Midtown, Thomas Prendergast said the need to invest in the system’s future is clear.

11/06/2014

An MTA bus (credit: Getty Images)

Man Shot In Rockaways; Stray Bullet Hits MTA Bus

A man was shot and wounded in the Rockaways Monday evening, and at least one stray bullet in the incident hit a city bus.

11/03/2014

Bernard Jenkins, 58, is charged with stealing copper cable multiple times from the Long Island Rail Road system. (Credit: MTA Police)

Police: Man Stole Copper From LIRR Tracks, Snagged Thursday Morning Commute

A Hicksville man was charged Friday with stealing copper cable that belonged to the Long Island Rail Road eight different times this month.

10/31/2014

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

Drill Bit Plows Into Subway Tunnel, Grazes Train Car In Queens

An enormous drill bit plowed right into a subway tunnel and grazed an occupied F Train in Queens on Thursday.

10/30/2014

FILE -- Commuters ride a crowded F train. (credit: Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

NYC Subways Eclipsed Old Ridership Record Five Times In September

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says the subway system broke its previous single-day ridership record on five separate days last month.

10/23/2014

Seven people were injured when a car slammed into an MTA bus in Red Hook, Brooklyn on Wednesday, Oct. 22. (Credit: CBS 2)

8 Injured When Car Slams Into MTA Bus In Red Hook, Brooklyn

Eight people were injured Wednesday evening when a car slammed into a Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus in Red Hook, Brooklyn — sending the bus plowing into several parked cars and a building.

10/22/2014

FILE -- Customers wait at an MTA subway booth in Union Square. (credit: Getty Images)

NYS Comptroller Warns MTA Borrowing Could Mean More Fare Hikes

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is set to increase fares by four percent next year, but the hikes may have to be steeper, according to a new report.

10/22/2014

William Ronan (Credit: MTA/CBS 2)

MTA’s First Chairman, William Ronan, Dies At Age 101

Ronan was appointed chairman of the MTA — then known as the Metropolitan Commuter Transportation Agency — in 1965 by Gov. Nelson Rockefeller.

10/18/2014

A man checks his cell phone on a subway platform in the Union Square station of the L line/file. (credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Cell Phone, Wi-Fi Service Expanding To 40 Additional Underground Subway Stations

Straphangers will be able to use their smartphones and other devices in 40 more underground stations in midtown Manhattan and Queens.

10/16/2014

A man found himself stabbed on the L Train at Livonia Avenue in East New York, Brooklyn on Wednesday, Oct. 8. (Credit: CBS 2)

Man Stabbed Following Quarrel On Subway In Brooklyn

A man was in serious condition Wednesday night, after he was stabbed following a quarrel on the subway in Brooklyn.

10/08/2014

Thomas Prendergast (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

MTA Chairman Thomas Prendergast Seeks Support For $32B Capital Plan

The head of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority asked business leaders Tuesday to support the agency’s $32 billion capital plan despite a $15 billion funding shortfall and a state board’s veto.

10/07/2014

Two people were hospitalized on Friday, Oct. 3 after a car and a bus collided in Jamaica, Queens. (Credit: CBS 2)

2 Hurt When Car, Bus Collide In Jamaica, Queens

Two people were hospitalized Friday afternoon after a car and a Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus were involved in a crash in Hillside Avenue and Merrick Boulevard in Jamaica, Queens.

10/03/2014

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