Metropolitan Transportation Authority

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

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

Survey Finds Metro-North Customer Satisfaction Dropping

Fifty-eight percent of customers said they were satisfied with on-time performance, down 28 points from 2013.

11/18/2014

Person Of Interest Sought In Bronx Subway Attack (credit: CBS2)

Police Say They Know Who Suspect Is In Fatal Bronx Subway Push

Police late Monday said they know exactly whom they’re looking for in the death of a man who was shoved man right into the path of a D Train in the Bronx this past weekend, and they are closing in on him.

11/17/2014

Subway riders stand on a number 4 train passing through Grand Central station March 25, 2009 in New York City.  The Metropolitan Transportation Authority that controls the subway system passed a proposed overall fare hike to help close a $1.2-billion budget gap. The hike will raise fares to $2.50, from $2.00, for a single ride and $103, from $81, for a 30 day MetroCard.  (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

MTA Announces Plan To Hike Fares, Tolls 4 Percent Over 2 Years

The proposed hikes, announced Monday, would take effect next March.

11/17/2014

Police investigate in the Bronx after a man who was apparently pushed onto the subway tracks and killed by a D train on Nov. 16, 2014. (credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

Police: Man Killed By Bronx D Train Was Pushed Onto Tracks

A man was struck and killed by a southbound D train after being pushed onto the tracks Sunday morning, police said.

11/16/2014

New York City Subway and Bus Fares May Increase

Advocate: MTA Fare Hike May Be Fair And Necessary

Nobody likes a fare hike when it comes to public transportation, but a straphangers’ advocate said Saturday that a hike may be fair and necessary for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

11/15/2014

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

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