MTA

The 86th Street station cavern mezzanine level slab, looking north on Oct. 13, 2014. (credit: Metropolitan Transportation Authority/Patrick Cashin)

Second Avenue Subway Hits Key Milestone With Completion Of 86th Street Station Shell

The cavern for the 86th Street station was completed on time, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced Thursday.

12/18/2014

FILE - People ride the subway into Manhattan during the morning commute. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

MTA Report: 25 Percent Of All Subway Trains Are At Least 5 Minutes Late

If you feel like you are always waiting way too long for the subway, you are not wrong.

12/15/2014

Crews work to re-rail an F train that derailed on Friday, May 2, 2014. 
(credit: Metropolitan Transportation Authority/Patrick Cashin/Flickr)

MTA Calls For Disciplinary Action In Queens F Train Derailment Back In May

An official report Friday said multiple track defects were to blame for a derailment on the F Train in Queens this past spring, which left 30 riders and two employees injured.

12/12/2014

Subway Delays

Subways Back On Track After Greenwich Village Manhole Fire, Other Problems

The fire near West 4th Street and Washington Square station damaged power cables, knocking out signals and causing major delays on multiple lines.

12/12/2014

New Yorkers Dress Up As Santa For "SantaCon" Gathering (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Metro-North, LIRR To Ban Alcohol For SantaCon This Weekend

Nobody attending SantaCon this weekend – and nobody else either, for that matter – will be drinking alcohol on Metro-North or Long Island Rail Road for most of this weekend.

12/10/2014

One lane of Route 35N closed in Belmar due to flooding from the Shark River. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Nor’easter Brings Heavy Rain, Wind To Tri-State, Leaves Some Areas Flooded

A flood watch is in effect through late Tuesday night for New York City, parts of Long Island, Westchester, Orange, Rockland and Putnam counties as well as for parts of Connecticut, New Jersey.

12/09/2014

(Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Replica Of Long-Lost Verrazzano Sculpture Unveiled In Brooklyn

The unveiling was held at John J. Carty Park in Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn.

12/03/2014

A subway turnstile readout reads "insufficient fare." (Credit: CBS2)

Commuter Woes Continue For Thousands Of LIRR, Metro-North Riders After Computer Glitch

Riders whose monthly railroad pass doubles as a MetroCard on the subway received a message saying “insufficient fare” when they swiped their cards.

12/02/2014

A subway rider pases her MetroCard through a reader at Grand Central station (file/credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Glitch Hits Monthly LIRR, Metro-North MetroCard Users, Snarls Subway Access

A glitch is creating problems for roughly 10,000 commuters heading in to New York City Monday, the MTA said.

12/01/2014

(Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

MTA Begins Public Hearings On Plans For Toll And Fare Hikes

Among the proposals is raising the base fare on the MetroCard from $2.50 to $2.75 while increasing the bonus on a pay-per-ride MetroCard.

12/01/2014

An accident on the Taconic Parkway during snow on Nov. 26, 2014. (credit: Lou Young/CBS2)

Thanksgiving Travelers Across Tri-State Fight Through Rain, Snow

One of the busiest, most stressful travel days of the year poses special challenges as travelers on their way to Thanksgiving celebrations contend with a nor’easter packing rain and snow.

11/26/2014

Water main break floods Bronx subway station (Credit: CBS2)

Water Main Break Floods Bronx Subway Station; Part Of 6 Line Suspended

The 6 subway line is suspended between Third Avenue-138th Street and Hunts Point Avenue.

11/22/2014

(Credit: CBS 2)

Drivers Cry Foul After Learning Of E-ZPass Discount Deception

Thanksgiving is a week away and AAA estimates 41 million drivers will hit the road for the holiday. Many with E-ZPass will face a discount deception once they cross state lines.

11/20/2014

FILE -- Union Square subway station (Credit: Getty Images)

B, Q And F Train Service To Be Suspended For 10 Days In Southern Brooklyn

Subway service on the B, Q and F trains in southern Brooklyn will be suspended for 10 days beginning Friday, as crews replace switches and conduct other maintenance.

11/20/2014

E-ZPass lanes ahead of the Holland Tunnel. (Credit: CBS2)

Drivers Beware: E-ZPass Discounts Don’t Apply Across State Lines

Drivers with E-ZPass can get a discount on tolls, but it’s not as easy as one might think.

11/19/2014

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