Tom Prendergast

MTA Considers Putting Workers On Platforms To Control OvercrowdingMore and more subway trains are overcrowded and MTA board member Charles Moerdler understands how bad things are.
Judge Orders Suspect Charged In Deadly Bronx Subway Shove To Be Held Without BailKevin Darden, 34, was arrested on a murder charge Tuesday in the death of 61-year-old Wai Kuen Kwok, police said.
MTA Announces Plan To Hike Fares, Tolls 4 Percent Over 2 YearsThe proposed hikes, announced Monday, would take effect next March.
New Fulton Center Subway Hub Opens In Lower ManhattanNew York's biggest subway hub has opened in Lower Manhattan, serving as a vital link between the new World Trade Center and the rest of the city.
MTA Chairman Touts Highest Level Of Ridership, Stresses Need For $32B Capital PlanWith subway ridership at record levels, some are wondering how many more passengers the system can accommodate.
8 Hospitals Designated To Treat Any Ebola Cases In New YorkGov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday that all 200 hospitals across the state are prepared, but said the eight hospitals are especially prepared with go-to teams who've been drilled in anti-Ebola protocols.
Gov. Cuomo: New York State Stepping Up Ebola Training, ProtocolsWe're ready. We're prepared. That was the message Thursday from state and city officials gearing up to deal with a potential Ebola outbreak.
R Train Service Between Brooklyn And Manhattan ResumesTrains started rolling again through the Montague Tunnel Monday morning.
R Train To Resume Service Between Brooklyn And Manhattan MondayCommuters have been patiently waiting for the completion of the repairs after the Montegut Street tunnel, under the East River, sat in a saltwater days after Sandy hit in October 2012, corroding tracks and signals.
MTA Chairman Prendergast On LIRR Unions: They Haven't Moved At AllLong Island Rail Road unions say talks with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority have collapsed with just six days left before a potential walkout of 5,400 workers.
LIRR Union Leaders Might Skip Next Round Of Negotiations With MTAThe MTA said Tuesday it has offered a 17 percent wage increase over seven years.
MTA Moves Toward Hiring Private Buses In Event Of LIRR StrikeBut MTA Chairman Tom Prendergast said the agency needs to be prepared in case drivers hit the picket line in July.