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.
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.
The LIRR said it is canceling seven trains during the evening rush hour. It will also end one of the trains at Jamaica.
Crews are still working to remove four cars of the derailed train and repair the damaged track, which is one of the four main tracks between Penn Station and Jamaica.
The company said that because of the milk content of its drinks, the fact that customers add their own sugar and still unanswered questions about the rules, it will continue selling 20-ounce ventis at its New York City stores.
Another person was struck and killed on a subway train Friday night, bringing the total number of subway accidents up to five for just this week.
A spokesman says riders can interact with members of NJ TRANSIT’s executive management team – including the head of rail operations for Penn Station in Manhattan.
Transit agencies across the Tri-State area are responding to the powerful winter storm which is causing disruptions.
Amtrak service was temporarily suspended between Newark and New York City because of mechanical problems with the Portal Bridge.
An environmental assessment is under way on building an additional track from Ronkonkoma, one of the railroad’s busiest stations, to Farmingdale. Only one track runs between the stations, which are about 18 miles apart.
Starting Monday, life after Superstorm Sandy will be back to normal at last for the vast majority of TRANSIT passengers.
Executive director James Weinstein said full restoration marks another milestone because most customers commute to and from Manhattan.
The railroad said customers should take the 2 or 3 trains to Atlantic Terminal or the E train to Jamaica for service to other branches.
Service has been temporarily suspended on the main line in both directions between Penn Station and Hicksville. The accident also is affecting trains on the Port Jefferson, Ronkonkoma and Oyster Bay branches.
Floodwaters from the storm poured into Amtrak’s East River tunnels and knocked out the entire signal system that manages Amtrak and LIRR trains between Long Island and Manhattan.