Metropolitan Transportation Authority
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.
New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced the appointment of Patrick Nowakowski to replace Helena Williams.
But MTA Chairman Tom Prendergast said the agency needs to be prepared in case drivers hit the picket line in July.
After nearly two centuries of using paper tickets, the commuter lines are going high tech.
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.
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.
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
Straphangers in Brooklyn will be subject to major disruptions for five weekends beginning May 2.
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.
A sense of impending doom dominates the five-minute video, which shows the man refusing to get up from the train tracks at the 175th Street station in Washington Heights.
A taxi driver has been charged with stealing more than $28,000 from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, by crossing the Robert F. Kennedy Triboro Bridge more than 3,000 times without once paying a toll.
Transit officials and the union representing an estimated 34,000 New York City subway and bus workers have reached a tentative contract deal.
Perry Germano, 50, is charged with attempted assault, aggravated harassment and menacing.
The Hugh L. Carey Tunnel and the Queens Midtown Tunnel both took on millions of gallons of water when the Oct. 2012 storm roared ashore.
Police on Tuesday were asking the public to help them find a suspect who allegedly spat on a 15-year-old girl and raised his fist to her while making anti-Muslim statements on a bus in Queens.