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Child Musicians Celebrate Birth Of Bach With Subway Platform Concerts

The 330th anniversary of the birth of German composed Johann Sebastian Bach was celebrated on subway platforms throughout New York City Friday with free concerts.

03/21/2015

Crowd at 96th Street where No. 1 line was briefly terminated due to train with mechanical problems (Credit: Jesse Zanger/CBSNewYork.com)

Signal Problems Cause Subway Delays During Evening Rush

A, B, C, D, E, F and G lines are running with delays in both directions.

03/10/2015

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Tri-State Guide To Planes, Trains & Automobiles

Things are getting back to normal after the storm. Before you head out, check out our guide below for all the latest transit updates.

CBS New York–01/27/2015

Gov. Andrew Cuomo offers update on Jan. 26, 2015 snowstorm (credit: CBS2)

New York City Subways Shut Down; Travel Ban In Effect On Local, State Roads

As a potentially historic blizzard swept the Tri-State Area Monday, New York state Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday afternoon that the entire New York City subway system and other MTA transportation will shut down at 11 p.m., and roads in 13 counties will be shut down to all but emergency vehicles.

01/26/2015

No Pants Subway Ride 2015 (Credit: icstreets_nyc)

No Pants? No Problem: New Yorkers Take Part In 14th Annual No Pants Subway Ride

Organizers suggested that if anyone were to ask participants why they took off their pants to respond by saying they were “getting uncomfortable.”

01/11/2015

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MTA To Launch Campaign Aimed At Curbing ‘Manspreading’ On Public Transit

Sitting on a crowded subway can be a lesson in sharing. Each person is allotted 17.5 inches — the width of an average seat. But for some, that’s simply not enough.

01/05/2015

The MTA board is considering putting workers on platforms to help with overcrowding on subways. (Credit: Peter Haskell/WCB 880)

MTA Considers Putting Workers On Platforms To Control Overcrowding

More and more subway trains are overcrowded and MTA board member Charles Moerdler understands how bad things are.

12/17/2014

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

State Unveils Winter Operations Plan For NYC Buses, Subways

As the Tri-State Area sank into wintry conditions, Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday announced that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has activated its winter operations plan.

11/18/2014

FILE - People ride the subway into Manhattan during the morning commute. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Public Advocate Letitia James Calls For Stepped Up Action Against Sex Assaults On Subways

James is seeking better training for police officers, tougher sentences for offenders and are calling for more cameras to be installed in subway cars.

07/25/2014

Buildings on West 42nd Street December 27, 2012. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: It’s The City That Never Sleeps…Because Of All That Noise!

Screeching subway trains, honking cars, roaring planes, barking dogs and boisterous people make noise the Big Apple’s No. 1 quality-of-life complaint, based on about 300,000 calls every year to the city’s 311 complaint hotline.

01/18/2014

The subway on Nov. 1, 2012. (credit: Jesse Zanger/CBSNewYork.com)

Survey: Majority Of Subway Announcements During Delays Clear, Accurate

The Straphangers Campaign found the announcements of delays were correct, clear and ungarbled 52 percent of the time.

09/17/2013

The subway on Nov. 1, 2012. (credit: Jesse Zanger/CBSNewYork.com)

Most Subway Service Back, But Slow Go Expected Monday Morning

The MTA said commuters should expect delays and crowded trains until service is fully restored.

11/04/2012

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

Subway Closed

Some Subway Tunnels Flood; Pumping Them Out Could Take 4 Days

In a confirmation of the fears of Metropolitan Transportation Authority, subway tunnels and stations flooded Monday evening as water rushed through Battery Park and other areas.

CBS New York–10/29/2012

Pedestrians make their way through freezing rain during the morning commute in lower Manhattan on February 2, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Caution: Be On The Lookout For Black Ice Overnight

The ice storm that struck the Tri-State area Wednesday morning not only caused problems for commuters, but it also had the potential to flare back up into a problem overnight into Thursday.

02/02/2011

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