MTA Chairman Thomas Prendergast

Verrazano-Narrows Bridge Turns 50

Staten Island Officials Boycott 50th Anniversary Of Verrazano-Narrows Bridge

Staten Island’s politicians are boycotting the anniversary ceremony Friday because of a proposed toll hike announced earlier this week.

11/21/2014

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

A Long Island Rail Road train. (credit: CBS 2)

With 10 Days Before Potential Strike, Still No Deal For MTA, LIRR Unions

With time running out, there was still no deal Thursday between Long Island Rail Road unions and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, with just 10 days to go before a strike could begin.

07/10/2014

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)

Investigators Seek To Determine What Led To Queens Subway Train Derailment

Nearly seven hours after an F Train derailed in Woodside, Queens, Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials were still working to determine what went wrong.

05/02/2014

Several people were killed and dozens injured when a Metro-North commuter train derailed  in the Bronx on Dec. 1, 2013, fire officials said. (credit: CBS 2)

Feds Issue Emergency Order To Metro-North Railroad Following ‘Serious Overspeed Event’

The order requires Metro-North to modify its signal system to ensure speed limits are followed.

12/06/2013