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MTA Derailment Video

Feds Blast Metro-North, Call Recent Accidents ‘Unacceptable’

The U.S. Department of Transportation is demanding immediate safety improvements from Metro-North following the deadly train derailment in the Bronx.

12/04/2013

Metro-North News Conference

Slight Relief Coming For Metro-North New Haven Line Riders

The Metro-North Railroad on Sunday announced that some slight service improvements are on the horizon for New Haven Line for the start of the work week Monday.

09/29/2013

Thomas Prendergast (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

New York Senate Confirms Prendergast As MTA Chairman And CEO

Since January, Prendergast had served as the MTA interim executive director. He succeeded Joseph Lhota, a Republican who resigned from the position to run for mayor of New York City.

06/20/2013

An A train is seen rolling through the Rockaways - May 30, 2013 (credit: Mona Rivera / 1010 WINS)

After Seven Months, A Train Subway Service Resumes In Rockaways

After seven months of limited service and an estimated $650 million in hurricane damage, regular service on the A train is rolling through the Rockaways.

05/30/2013

Thomas Prendergast (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

MTA Chairman: Don’t Get Your Hopes Up For A Fare Hike Reprieve

The man tapped to head the Metropolitan Transportation Authority wants a second look at the service cuts that have increased crowding and wait times.

04/27/2013

A man talks on his cell phone on the subway platform at 14th Street and Eighth Avenue in Manhattan. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Underground Wi-Fi Service Expanding To 30 More Subway Stations

After testing Wi-Fi in a handful of stations last year, the city is now expanding service to 30 additional stations, including Times Square, Rockefeller Center and Columbus Circle.

04/25/2013

A crew working to restore A train service in the Rockaways (credit: Metropolitan Transportation Authority / Kevin Ortiz)

MTA Chairman: Sandy Repairs To Take Five More Years, Fare Hike Ahead

New York City straphangers will really want to hang on as there are many twists and turns ahead.

04/15/2013

Thomas Prendergast (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Cuomo Nominates Prendergast For MTA Chairman

Thomas F. Prendergast was the MTA’s president of New York City Transit, which runs the bus and subway systems. He’s been the interim executive director of the MTA since Jan. 1.

04/12/2013

New signage installed at South Ferry Station (credit: MTA.info)

Old South Ferry Loop Station Reopened

No. 1 subway trains began running to and from the old South Ferry station Thursday morning. The newer South Ferry Terminal was heavily damaged in the Oct. 29 storm and extensive repairs are still needed.

04/04/2013

Flooding damage caused by Sandy at the South Ferry station (credit: MTA New York City Transit / David Henly)

Old South Ferry Subway Station To Reopen

Starting next month, the end of the the line for the 1 train will again be South Ferry.

03/08/2013

Damage caused by Sandy at the South Ferry station (credit: MTA New York City Transit / David Henly)

MTA Hoping To Restore At Least Some Service To South Ferry Station

Acting Metropolitan Transportation Authority executive director Thomas Prendergast said Tuesday that the agency looking into ways to get at least some service back running at the South Ferry subway station.

02/12/2013

Snow in Selden, New York.(credit: Rob Caruso)

Winter Storm Hammers Tri-State Area; Widespread Outages Reported

Widespread power outages were affecting parts of the area, especially customers in Connecticut and Long Island.

02/08/2013

Subway platform with glass barriers - Paris, France (file / credit: MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/Getty Images)

MTA: Subway Platform Barriers Would Cost More Than $1 Billion

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer predicts that if things keep going the way they are, 100 people will have been killed in the New York City Subway system this year.

01/28/2013

(credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

MTA Releases App With Real-Time Subway Countdown Clocks

You can now find out when the next subway train will arrive simply by looking at your smartphone.

12/28/2012

Protective doors seen on a subway platform in Paris. (Photo credit: MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/Getty Images)

Following Deadly Accidents On Subway Platforms, Some Call For Improved Safety Measures

In many cities across Europe and Asia, platform screen doors have become the norm. Will New york City consider making similar changes to hundreds of stations?

04/02/2012

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