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People board MTA bus after on the Lower East Side after snowstorm Feb. 5 (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Traffic And Transit Info On Cancellations, Delays Due To Nor’easter

Heavy snow, wind and rain wreaked havoc on area roads and mass transit Thursday.

02/14/2014

The scene of a fatal bus crash in Greenwich Village on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014 (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Georgia Man Charged In Fatal NYC Bus Crash

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.

02/13/2014

The scene of a fatal bus crash in Greenwich Village on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014 (credit: CBS 2)

NYC Bus Driver Killed After Crash With Stolen Delivery Truck

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.

02/12/2014

Metro-North Railroad

New President Takes Over At Metro-North Railroad

Joseph Giulietti took over at the helm for Howard Permut at a time when the railroad is dealing with a number of issues.

02/10/2014

A man who was found dead inside of a burning vehicle at the Purdy's Metro-North station has yet to be identified. (Credit CBS 2)

Unidentified Man Killed In Fire At Metro-North Railroad’s Purdy’s Station

Fire crews spotted the man inside of the vehicle while it was still burning. They said that the man was unresponsive at the time.

02/09/2014

A subway stop at Union Square is covered in snow in on Nov. 7, 2012. (file/credit: Getty Images)

Service Changes Impacting 10 Subway Lines, PATH Service This Weekend

It may be a bit trickier for most straphangers to get around this weekend.

02/07/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announces proposed toll drop on Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, Feb. 6, 2014. (credit: Monica MIiller/WCBS 880)

Cuomo Announces Toll Drop For Staten Islanders Who Take Verrazano

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.

02/06/2014

LIRR trains (CBS 2)

LIRR’s Largest Union Votes To Approve Strike

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.

02/06/2014

Commuters walk through the MTA Subway at 42nd St/Times Square after there were delays with some of the trains due to inclement weather on February 5, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Amy Robertson/Getty Images)

Commuters Stranded As Ice, Snow Wreaks Havoc On Mass Transit

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.

02/05/2014

Light Rail sign "sorry for delays" (Billie Rama/CBSNewYork.com)

Storm Related Traffic & Transit Service Changes, Delays

Here’s a look at transit- and traffic-related changes related to the snow & Ice storm:

02/05/2014

An MTA bus (credit: Getty Images)

Officials: Pedestrian Struck, Killed By MTA Bus In Queens

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.

02/03/2014

Brooklyn Bus Shooting

Witnesses: Panhandler Fired Gun, Wounded Man On Bus In Brooklyn

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.

01/31/2014

A man swipes his MetroCard at the Union Square in New York City.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

MTA Chairman Warns Of Possible 12 Percent Fare Hike Next Year

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.

01/31/2014

Cecil Williams

Blind Man Who Tumbled Onto Subway Tracks Gets New Guide Dog

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.

01/28/2014

Main Street Station in Flushing - Queens, NY - Oct 25, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

MTA To Remove Trash Cans At 29 More Stations

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.

01/28/2014

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