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M60 Select Bus Service to LaGuardia Airport (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

NYC Transit Begins Select Bus Service To LaGuardia Airport

The M60 bus route will now be called the M60 Select Bus Service, or SBS line, with its own special red fast lane that nobody else is allowed to use.

05/28/2014

(Credit: Facebook/Ayinde Stevens - This shot was worth the cold)

Tri-State Area Transit Tackles Latest Snowstorm; LIRR, Metro-North Reduce Service

Transit agencies are stepping up their snow response as a storm predicted to bring between 8 to 12 inches of the white stuff slams the Tri-State area.

01/21/2014

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Family Of NYC Transit Worker Electrocuted On The Job Settles For $4 Million

A judge had already ruled that NYC Transit was negligent for failing to protect James Knell. A jury only had to determine the amount of monetary compensation for his pain and suffering.

10/07/2013

NYC Transit released this photo of a kitten on the B/Q tracks which caused a service disruption. (credit: NYC Transit)

Kittens On Tracks Snarls B, Q Subway Service

The search caused delays and service suspensions from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

08/29/2013

Times Square Subway Station Closed Due To Hurricane Sandy (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images News)

Full List Of MTA Service Updates, Including Metro-North, LIRR, NYC Transit, Bridges & Tunnels

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Wednesday when limited subway, Metro North, and LIRR service will resume.

10/31/2012

Lisa Rice and son Liam (credit: CBS 2)

Mom: Subway Conductor Ignored Screams As Train Pulled Away With Small Son

It’s a mother’s nightmare: the subway car’s doors slam shut, her son is on the train and she’s watching helplessly from the platform. It’s a terrifying story of a mom who was separated from her son, even as she yelled for the conductor to stop.

10/02/2012

Bus spitters and DNA

New York City Mulling Using DNA To Catch Riders Who Spit On Bus Drivers

The MTA has confirmed incidents of spitting on transit workers, usually on buses but also on trains, are happening about 14 times every month.

11/09/2011

Union Square subway station (Photo/Al Jones)

Man Struck And Killed By Train At Union Square Station

Police say a 69-year-old man was struck by a Brooklyn-bound L train. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

05/25/2011

Snow on the tracks at 34th Street-Penn Station (credit: CBS 2)

Snow Continues To Impact Subway, Bus Service In NYC

“We’re trying to dig out our stranded buses. We’re working very closely with the Department of Sanitation but many roads are still impassable,” said Deirdre Parker of New York City Transit.

12/28/2010

Subway Service Disruptions

Subway Disruptions Strike Again

Subway riders can expect another weekend of delays and disruptions.

11/20/2010

NYC Subway (file)

NJ Commuters Like 7 Train Extension Plan

Following NJ Gov. Christie’s decision to put the brakes on a controversial Hudson River rail tunnel, administration officials said they’re considering extending the 7 train to Secaucus.

11/17/2010

New York City Subways

Police: Mind Your IPods On The Subway

If you’re used to toting a pocketful of gadgets everywhere you go, you’re certainly not alone. However, police said that popularity turns owners of items like iPods and smartphones into a bullseye for thieves, particularly underground.

09/28/2010

New York City Subways

NYC Unveils State-Of-The-Art Subway Technology

Newer technology and greater security, that’s the logic behind a program that’s been targeted for New York City subways.

09/27/2010

MTA Prepares For Possible Service Changes Ahead Of Earl

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The MTA announced Thursday that it was preparing for potential service changes in anticipation of Hurricane Earl’s impact on the area.  The MTA said they were “closely monitoring the storm” and […]

09/02/2010