A 22-year-old Georgia man has been charged with vehicular manslaughter and other offenses after police said he stole a delivery truck that struck an MTA bus in Manhattan, killing the driver.
The impact was so strong, it sent both vehicles crashing into a building and several parked cars. The scaffolding that was in front of the building collapsed onto the wreckage.
Joseph Giulietti took over at the helm for Howard Permut at a time when the railroad is dealing with a number of issues.
Fire crews spotted the man inside of the vehicle while it was still burning. They said that the man was unresponsive at the time.
It may be a bit trickier for most straphangers to get around this weekend.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo was on Staten Island Thursday afternoon to announce the new effective cost of the toll will drop to $5.50 for Staten Island residents in non-commercial vehicles.
A labor stoppage could come on March 21 unless an agreement is reached on a new three-year contract or the Metropolitan Transportation Authority asks the White House to intervene with a second Presidential Emergency Board.
Hundreds of commuters were left stranded Wednesday after a mix of snow and freezing rain caused icy conditions, signal problems and other issues during the morning commute.
Here’s a look at transit- and traffic-related changes related to the snow & Ice storm:
A woman was struck and killed by an MTA bus Monday evening in Queens, EMS officials confirm — the latest example of New York City’s growing problem of pedestrian fatalities.
It was a harrowing moment aboard a bus in Brooklyn Friday, when a panhandler asking for cash pulled a gun and started firing – in broad daylight.
MTA Chairman Thomas Prendergast said issues between the agency and labor unions could result in an almost 12 percent fare hike next year, three times more than planned.
Cecil Williams has a new guide dog named Godiva to succeed his previous dog, Orlando. Williams and the 2-year-old yellow Labrador graduated from the Guiding Eyes for the Blind school Saturday.
The agency launched the program in October 2011 in an effort to reduce the subway rodent population and the amount of refuse pick-up in the stations.
The MTA in a statement said it’s doing its best to coordinate with Access-A-Ride customers. Even though the cross streets are still open, the MTA said it has to coordinate drop-offs around frozen zones.