About 700 people were on board the trains when one heading east from New York City’s Grand Central Station to New Haven derailed about 6:10 p.m. just outside Bridgeport, Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials said.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the MTA has worked since the storm to rebuild 1,500 feet of washed-out tracks, replace miles of signal, power and communications wires and rehabilitate two stations that were completely flooded.
About 70 soloists and groups will be given five minutes to impress a panel of judges for a chance to perform in the New York City transit system.
The woman working in the subway booth saw a man who appeared to be dressed like a contractor. According to police, the suspect pulled out a gun, took out duct tape and rope and tied her up.
Vincens Vuktilaj was being walked down the stairs from his apartment when he pushed an officer down and ran off, police said.
Hundreds of app developers and other tech whizzes gathered in Brooklyn this weekend for a contest to create apps for transit riders.
The fire started in a detached garage behind a building and then quickly spread, authorities said.
The study was based on MTA electronic alerts of so-called controllable delays — problems related to signals, switches and track.
Two Metropolitan Transportation Authority employees were arrested in separate incidents this weekend.
The man tapped to head the Metropolitan Transportation Authority wants a second look at the service cuts that have increased crowding and wait times.
In what has been a familiar refrain lately, yet another weekend is chock full of service disruptions on the subway system.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority said some work will continue after the station reopens, but it will not affect service.
After testing Wi-Fi in a handful of stations last year, the city is now expanding service to 30 additional stations, including Times Square, Rockefeller Center and Columbus Circle.
The goal is to better understand the risks posted by airborne contaminants, such as chemical, biological, and radiological weapons both above ground and in the subway system.
MTA interim executive director Tom Prendergast has made it clear that the fare hikes due to take effect in 2015 are not being pulled from the table.
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