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86th and Lexington subway station. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Report: MTA Considering Potential Fare Increase For Subway And Bus Riders

New York City subway and bus fares could be on the rise once again.

11/11/2014

New Fulton Center in Lower Manhattan (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

New Fulton Center Subway Hub Opens In Lower Manhattan

New York’s biggest subway hub has opened in Lower Manhattan, serving as a vital link between the new World Trade Center and the rest of the city.

11/10/2014

New Fulton Center in Lower Manhattan (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

City Set To Open New ‘Fulton Center’ Subway Hub In Lower Manhattan

New York’s biggest new subway hub is opening in lower Manhattan _ a vital link between the new World Trade Center and the rest of the city.

11/09/2014

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Man Hospitalized After Catching Fire On Top Of Metro-North Train

A 21-year-old man is hospitalized after catching fire on top of a New York City-bound commuter train in Connecticut.

11/09/2014

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A And C Train Service Resumes In Upper Manhattan After Disruption Due To Smoke

The MTA says A and C train service in Upper Manhattan has resumed with residual delays after an earlier disruption due to a smoke condition that apparently began in a transformer.

11/07/2014

Bernard Jenkins, 58, is charged with stealing copper cable multiple times from the Long Island Rail Road system. (Credit: MTA Police)

Police: Man Stole Copper From LIRR Tracks, Snagged Thursday Morning Commute

A Hicksville man was charged Friday with stealing copper cable that belonged to the Long Island Rail Road eight different times this month.

10/31/2014

A drill bit plowed through a subway tunnel in Long Island City, Queens on Thursday, Oct. 30. (Credit: MTA)

MTA Investigating Drill Bit Accident In Queens Subway Tunnel

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is trying to get to the bottom of a bizarre accident after a construction drill pierced a subway tunnel in Queens and brushed against a crowded train car.

10/31/2014

A drill bit plowed through a subway tunnel in Long Island City, Queens on Thursday, Oct. 30. (Credit: MTA)

Drill Bit Plows Into Subway Tunnel, Grazes Train Car In Queens

An enormous drill bit plowed right into a subway tunnel and grazed an occupied F Train in Queens on Thursday.

10/30/2014

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

3 MTA Workers Injured In Accident At Union Square Subway Station

The crew was working on the third rail as part of the overnight FastTrack work when they were hurt.

10/30/2014

FILE -- Commuters ride a crowded F train. (credit: Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

MTA Chairman Touts Highest Level Of Ridership, Stresses Need For $32B Capital Plan

With subway ridership at record levels, some are wondering how many more passengers the system can accommodate.

10/29/2014

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

NTSB: Engineer’s Sleepiness Caused Deadly Bronx Metro-North Train Derailment

William Rockefeller’s sleepiness was due to a combination of an undiagnosed disorder — sleep apnea — and a drastic shift in his work schedule, the National Transportation Safety Board said.

10/28/2014

Seven people were injured when a car slammed into an MTA bus in Red Hook, Brooklyn on Wednesday, Oct. 22. (Credit: CBS 2)

8 Injured When Car Slams Into MTA Bus In Red Hook, Brooklyn

Eight people were injured Wednesday evening when a car slammed into a Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus in Red Hook, Brooklyn — sending the bus plowing into several parked cars and a building.

10/22/2014

(Credit: Alice Gainer/CBS 2)

Protest Held In Support Of Subway Musician Arrested In Williamsburg

Fellow musicians are rallying around a subway performer whose arrest in a busy station was captured on video as straphangers jeered the officer. The New York Police Department says it’s looking into the arrest.

10/21/2014

William Ronan (Credit: MTA/CBS 2)

MTA’s First Chairman, William Ronan, Dies At Age 101

Ronan was appointed chairman of the MTA — then known as the Metropolitan Commuter Transportation Agency — in 1965 by Gov. Nelson Rockefeller.

10/18/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo (L) speaks at a meeting with city representatives on New York's planned response to an Ebola case on October 16, 2014 in New York City.   (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

8 Hospitals Designated To Treat Any Ebola Cases In New York

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday that all 200 hospitals across the state are prepared, but said the eight hospitals are especially prepared with go-to teams who’ve been drilled in anti-Ebola protocols.

10/17/2014

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