Penn Station

A look inside the newly renovated Madison Square Garden. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

‘Transformation’ Of Madison Square Garden Complete

The World’s Most Famous Arena officially reopens Friday night for a New York Knicks pre-season game.

10/24/2013

An NJ TRANSIT train along the Boonton Line in Towaco (credit: NJT via Flickr)

NJ TRANSIT Conductor Accused Of Running Ticket Resale Scheme

An NJ TRANSIT conductor was charged accused Tuesday of running a ticket scheme at Penn Station.

09/24/2013

(credit: Twitter/KaraAlongi)

Clark Teen Admits To Faking Abduction That Sparked Intensive Search

Kara Alongi had vanished Sept. 30, 2012 after posting a message on her Twitter account that alluded to an intruder in her house, police said.

09/13/2013

Amtrak Logo On Train (file / credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Amtrak Service Restored Between Philadelphia And D.C., Extensive Delays Anticipated

Extensive residual delays were expected as crews continued to complete final repairs to damaged overhead wires.

09/11/2013

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

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