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St. Anselm Church

Pastor: Subway Noise Is Disrupting, Damaging Bay Ridge Church

The pastor of a church in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn – and other residents – claimed work by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has been causing vibrations in the building.

05/08/2014

Scene at derailment of F train south of the 65 St. station in Woodside, Queens on Fri., May 2, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

1010 WINS: MTA Calls Broken Rails A Common Occurrence

Coming just days after a subway train derailment, another broken rail was discovered on the “F” line Tuesday, and the MTA told 1010 WINS broken rails happen all the time.

05/06/2014

Jessie Thompson On Bus

Video Shows Missing 96-Year-Old Woman On Bus

Police on Tuesday released two videos of a 96-year-old woman who has been missing since Sunday from her Bronx nursing home.

05/06/2014

FILE -- People wait for a train in Brooklyn. (credit: Getty Images)

Straphangers Campaign Report: Subway Delay Alerts Jumped 35% In 2 Years

The number of alerts issued about MTA subway delays has jumped 35 percent in the past two years, according to a report released Tuesday by a watchdog group.

05/06/2014

Scene at derailment of F train south of the 65 St. station in Woodside, Queens on Fri., May 2, 2014. (credit: Marc A. Hermann / MTA New York City Transit)

MTA Removes Derailed Cars, Hopes To Restore Full Service By Morning Rush

Crews were working Sunday morning to repair the subway tracks and remove the rest of the F train that derailed in Queens on Friday.

05/04/2014

Flushing, Queens Bus Accident

CBS 2: 10 Hurt When MTA Bus, Van Collide In Flushing, Queens

Ten people were injured Friday evening, when a Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus and a car collided in Flushing, Queens.

05/02/2014

Second Avenue Subway

CBS 2 Exclusive: Progress Moves Ahead For Phase One Of Second Avenue Subway

The Second Avenue Subway will mark the first major expansion of the New York City subway system in 50 years. CBS 2’s Andrea Grymes got an exclusive underground look at progress on phase one of the project.

05/01/2014

FILE -- Former LIRR President Helena Williams (credit: Getty Images)

LIRR President Helena Williams Out, MTA Names Replacement

New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced the appointment of Patrick Nowakowski to replace Helena Williams.

04/30/2014

An LIRR train arrives at the Bethpage station. (credit: Getty Images)

MTA Moves Toward Hiring Private Buses In Event Of LIRR Strike

But MTA Chairman Tom Prendergast said the agency needs to be prepared in case drivers hit the picket line in July.

04/30/2014

A man uses a ticket machine at a Long Island Rail Road station. (credit: CBS 2)

MTA Board Expected To Approve Ticketing App For Metro-North, LIRR Customers

After nearly two centuries of using paper tickets, the commuter lines are going high tech.

04/29/2014

Metro-North Railroad

MTA Votes To Expedite Safety Effort On Metro-North, LIRR Trains

The agency approved an additional $11.3 million contract to speed up the retrofitting of hundreds of Metro-North and LIRR coaches for Positive Train Control.

04/29/2014

As part of the East Side Access megaproject, the MTA is building a new concourse for the Long Island Rail Road under Grand Central Terminal. This photo shows progress as of October 2013. (credit: Metropolitan Transportation Authority/Patrick Cashin)

East Side Access Project Encounters Another Setback

The rail link is projected to be completed in 2023 and cost nearly $11 billion. In 2006, the agency estimated the East Side Access project could be finished by the end of 2013 at a cost of $6.3 billon.

04/29/2014

Riders get ready to board a Long Island Rail Road train in Bethpage, N.Y. (file/credit: Getty Images)

LIRR Union, MTA Hold Final Contract Talks Before Possible July Strike

The Presidential Emergency Board will once again try to bring the MTA and railroad employees to a contract agreement. If no deal is reached, a strike deadline is set for mid-July

04/21/2014

Subway Train Generic

Major Disruptions Coming For Brooklyn Straphangers

Straphangers in Brooklyn will be subject to major disruptions for five weekends beginning May 2.

04/18/2014

Riders get ready to board a Long Island Rail Road train in Bethpage, N.Y. (file/credit: Getty Images)

LIRR Union Official Blasts Tentative MTA Deal With NYC Transit Workers; Talks Resume Monday

Contract talks between the railroad workers and the MTA resume Monday with the presidential mediation board. The two sides have been far apart on pay raises and union givebacks.

04/18/2014

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