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Riders get ready to board a Long Island Rail Road train in Bethpage, N.Y. (file/credit: Getty Images)

LIRR Union, MTA Hold Final Contract Talks Before Possible July Strike

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

04/21/2014

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Major Disruptions Coming For Brooklyn Straphangers

Straphangers in Brooklyn will be subject to major disruptions for five weekends beginning May 2.

04/18/2014

Riders get ready to board a Long Island Rail Road train in Bethpage, N.Y. (file/credit: Getty Images)

LIRR Union Official Blasts Tentative MTA Deal With NYC Transit Workers; Talks Resume Monday

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.

04/18/2014

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Cabbie Accused Of Sneaking Through RFK Toll Plaza 3,000 Times Without Paying

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.

04/17/2014

Queens Anti-Muslim Statements Suspect

Police: Queens Man Arrested In Harassment Of Teen Girl On MTA Bus

Perry Germano, 50, is charged with attempted assault, aggravated harassment and menacing.

04/17/2014

The Queens Midtown Tunnel flooded during superstorm Sandy (credit: MTA Bridges and Tunnels / Mark Valentin)

FEMA Provides $400 Million For Sandy-Related Repairs At 2 MTA Tunnels

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.

04/16/2014

Queens Anti-Muslim Statements Suspect

Police: Man Made Anti-Muslim Remarks, Spat On Teenage Girl On Bus In Queens

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.

04/15/2014

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Skimming Device Found On MetroCard Machine At 59th-Columbus Circle Subway Station

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority warned customers to be on the watch Thursday, after a skimming device was found on a MetroCard vending machine at the 59th Street-Columbus Circle stop in the heart of Midtown.

04/10/2014

Aftermath of the fatal Metro-North Railroad derailment, as seen from Chopper 880 on Dec. 2, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Employee Files Lawsuit In Deadly Metro-North Derailment: ‘I Gotta Learn How To Relive Life’

Metro-North heating and air conditioning mechanic Samuel Rivera, 39, was aboard the Manhattan-bound train on Dec. 1 when it derailed near the Spuyten Duyvil station.

04/09/2014

Vasile Ovidiu Haidau/2004 blue Volvo S80 with NY plates GXR5959. (credit: MTA Police)

Police: Suspect Sought After Card Skimmers Found At LIRR Ticket Machines

Workers found the card skimmers and tiny hidden cameras at a Long Island Rail Road station in Baldwin last week during a routine inspection, police said.

04/08/2014

LIRR ticket machine. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

MTA: Skimming Devices Spotted On LIRR Ticket Machines In Baldwin

Metropolitan Transportation Authority police on Monday were reminding Long Island Rail Road customers to watch out while buying tickets at vending machines.

04/07/2014

MTA Police and the medical examiner's office enter through this sidewalk grate to retrieve a body from the train tracks below on April 6, 2014. (Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

2 Killed On Manhattan Train Tracks In Separate Incidents

Two people were killed by trains in separate Manhattan incidents early Sunday morning.

04/06/2014

Transit worker Joel Grasman has admitted to taking a bucket truck and driving it on a rampage of destruction through Elmont. (credit: CBS 2)

Transit Worker Pleads Guilty To Ride Of Destruction In Bucket Truck On Long Island

A New York City Transit Authority electrician pleaded guilty Wednesday to stealing a bucket truck and going on a rampage of destruction on Long Island last summer

04/02/2014

Henry Hudson Bridge (file/credit: Christopher Gregory/Getty Images)

Toll Evasion Up Nearly 800 Percent On Cashless Henry Hudson Bridge

One in three drivers who receive a bill in the mail never pay it, according to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

03/31/2014

People enter the subway at Union Square (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Man Jumps On Subway Tracks To Get Phone, Walks Away After Being Run Over By L Train

The train hit the brakes and passed over the man, who apparently managed to lay down in the gap between the tracks.

03/25/2014

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