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7 Train (credit: CBS2)

Organizers Of Queens St. Pat’s Parade Upset With MTA Over Planned Subway Track Work

Sunnyside’s annual St. Pat’s for All Parade will be held as planned Sunday, despite the fact that there will be no subway service through the neighborhood.

02/26/2015

People wait to board an uptown 6 train at Union Square Station on January 28, 2015. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

MTA Chairman Warns Of Dire Consequences If Funding Isn’t Found For Transit Improvements

More subway delays? That could be the future for New Yorkers if lawmakers don’t agree on how to pay for improvements to the city’s aging mass transit system.

02/25/2015

Officials inspect a Metro-North train crash with a sport utility vehicle that occurred on February 4, 2015 in Valhalla, New York. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Transit Officials Review Safety After Deadly Metro-North Train Crash

Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman Thomas Prendergast says officials are reviewing safety practices at railroad crossings after an SUV drove onto the tracks and collided with a Metro-North train.

02/25/2015

The M79 bus is seen on Dec. 11, 2014. (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Confusion Over MTA Bus Fare Leaves Woman Slapped With $100 Fine

A Manhattan woman with an unlimited MetroCard has been penalized because of confusion over the city’s improved bus service.

02/16/2015

The 14th Street, Union Square subway station. (credit: CBS2)

Commuter Alert: Service Changes On 15 Subway Lines This Weekend

This weekend’s changes are part of a massive capital construction project underway.

02/07/2015

Commuters wait at the Chappaqua Metro-North station on Feb. 5, 2015 after service was restored following a fatal train vs. SUV crash. (credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Metro-North Harlem Line Service Resumes Following Deadly Crash

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the Metropolitan Transportation Authority worked non-stop to rebuild the damaged section of track.

02/05/2015

Investigators on the scene of the Metro-North train crash in Valhalla, NY on Feb. 4, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

NTSB Investigating Deadly Metro-North Crash

The crash Tuesday evening involved a Harlem Line train and a SUV that was stopped on the tracks at a crossing on Commerce Street in Valhalla.

02/04/2015

Investigators on the scene of the Metro-North train crash in Valhalla, NY on Feb. 4, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Officials: 15 Hospitalized After Metro-North Train-SUV Crash

Officials say 15 people remain hospitalized after a Metro-North train smashed into an SUV stopped on the tracks in Valhalla, killing five train riders and the car’s driver.

02/04/2015

A Metro-North train was stranded for two hours near the Pelham station on Monday, Feb. 2. (Credit: Jack Saghir)

Metro-North Apologizes For Hours-Long Train Delay In Bitter Cold

The Metro-North Railroad issued an apology Tuesday, a day after hundreds of passengers were stranded for more than two hours in the dark with no heat on a New Haven Line train.

02/03/2015

7 Train (credit: CBS2)

Bitter Cold Causes Delays For Rail Riders

Bitter cold temperatures and ice caused some early morning delays for rail commuters across the Tri-State area on Tuesday.

02/03/2015

A Metro-North train at the Noroton Heights station on Feb. 2, 2015. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

No. 7 Train Loses Power In Queens; Service May Not Be Fully Restored For Morning Rush

The Tri-State area is starting the work week with a mixture of snow, rain and freezing rain.

02/02/2015

Snow in Yonkers after the winter storm on Monday, Feb. 2. (Credit: CBS2)

Overnight Flash Freeze Brings Concern After Tri-State Area Is Hit With Snow, Ice

A winter storm is dumping snow and ice across the Tri-State area Monday, causing some dangerous driving conditions.

02/02/2015

Commuters wait for the arrival of Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) train on July 15, 2014 in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

LIRR Service In & Out Of Penn Station Briefly Shut Down Due To FDNY Activity

The MTA said LIRR service was temporarily suspended in and out of Penn Station due to fire department activity. Service has since been restored.

02/02/2015

MTA logo (credit: Getty Images)

New York Senate Committees To Review MTA’s Finances

A main focus of the hearing will be the MTA’s ambitious $32 billion, five-year plan to upgrade equipment and services.

02/01/2015

The MTA has called 'skylarking' or riding on the back of a moving train a dangerous and moronic act. (Credit: CBS2)

Daredevil Act Known As ‘Skylarking’ Gives Dangerous Meaning To ‘Riding The Rails’

It’s daredevil behavior caught on camera, but all too often it has proven deadly.

01/30/2015

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