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Madison Square Garden (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Quinn’s Plan To Tear Down Madison Square Garden Is Doomed To Fail

What Quinn doesn’t understand is that MSG is the jewel on top of Penn Station. It is a living, breathing structure that truly lives up to its nickname of “The World’s Most Famous Arena.”

07/25/2013

Madison Square Garden (credit: Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

MSG Given 10-Year Permit Extension; Vote Indicates Arena May Be Forced To Move

The Garden had requested to operate at the site in perpetuity. The city planning commission recommended a 15-year extension.

07/24/2013

Long Island Rail Road Train (file / credit: LIRR)

LIRR Cancelling 5 Rush-Hour Trains For 4 Weeks As Part Of East Side Access Project

Work on the Harold Interlocking switching complex in Queens begins Monday and will continue through Aug. 16.

07/22/2013

Penn Station

Penn Station Restroom Conditions Spark Repeated Complaints

Some filthy restrooms in the NJ TRANSIT concourse at Penn Station have yet to be scratched off the “to-do” list for upgrades.

07/13/2013

A Long Island Rail Road train derailed at Penn Station Monday. (Credit: CBS 2)

Why So Many Derailments In The Tri-State Area Lately? Expert Weighs In

The train derailment that left tracks damaged and passengers stranded on the Long Island Rail Road last week was the fourth to make headlines in the Tri-State Area in a period of a month. An expert has weighed in on what might be causing the problems.

06/19/2013

A Long Island Rail Road train derailed at Penn Station Monday. (Credit: CBS 2)

‘Near-Normal’ Commute Finally Expected, Over 24 Hours After LIRR Derailment

At long last, a “near-normal” commute was expected Wednesday, in the wake of a derailment that damaged tracks and switches.

06/18/2013

LIRR Derailed Train

Long Island Rail Road Train Derails Not Long After Leaving Penn Station

A Long Island Rail Road train headed to Hempstead derailed early Monday evening just after leaving Penn Station.

06/17/2013

SHoP Architects proposal for a new Penn Station (credit: SHoP Architects)

Design Proposals For New Penn Station Submitted By 4 Firms

The four firms took very different approaches, but each would make the new Penn Station more than just a station stop – variously proposing a spa, a theater, promenades, parks, apartments, and office spaces to go with it.

05/29/2013

Long Island Rail Road Cannonball train at Penn Station (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Express LIRR ‘Cannonball’ Service To Hamptons Begins Today

Starting Friday afternoon, the Long Island Rail Road will be running its new express service to the east end of the island.

05/24/2013

Policemen keep watch as all trains towards Boston were cancelled at Pennsylvania Station, in New York, on April, 19, 2013. (credit: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)

Limited Amtrak Service Resumes Between New York And Boston

Transportation to and from the Boston area was virtually shut down Friday morning as the manhunt continued for the second suspect in the marathon bombings.

04/19/2013

The Cannonball will take travelers from Penn Station to the Hamptons on non-stop express service (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

LIRR Plans Non-Stop Express Service From Penn Station To The Hamptons

Trains will depart from Penn Station at 4:07 p.m. on Fridays and run nonstop to Westhampton. From there, the train will continue eastward, making stops at Southampton, Bridgehampton, East Hampton and Montauk.

04/18/2013

MTA police officers keep watch during the morning commute in Grand Central Terminal on April 16, 2013. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NYC Security Remains Tight In Wake Of Boston Marathon Bombings

There is once again a high terror alert in New York City. Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said Tuesday they are taking no chances that an attack similar to the Boston Marathon bombings could happen here.

04/16/2013

Runners gather near Kenmore Square after two bombs exploded during the 117th Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013. (credit: Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Runners From N.J. Who Ran In Boston Marathon Recount Survival Stories

As authorities continue to probe the bombings that hit the Boston Marathon a day earlier, some runners from the Tri-State Area who took part in the race told their stories of survival on Tuesday.

04/16/2013

Madison Square Garden (credit: Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Manhattan BP Stringer Wants Madison Square Garden Separate From Penn Station

Stringer said three times more people commute through Penn Station today than when MSG was first approved in 1963. He is calling on the Garden to move in the next 10 years to allow Penn Station to expand.

03/28/2013

LIRR crews work to re-rail a derailed train in Rego Park, Queens, on March 19, 2013. 
(Photo: MTA/Patrick Cashin/Flickr.)

LIRR: Rush Hour Service Disruptions Expected Through Friday As Crews Repair Damaged Track

The LIRR said it is canceling seven trains during the evening rush hour. It will also end one of the trains at Jamaica.

03/20/2013

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