MTA To Launch Campaign Aimed At Curbing 'Manspreading' On Public TransitSitting 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.
Report: Crime Up On Metro North Railroad In 2014, Officials Say Riders Are SafeA transit report says crime has risen since last year on Metro North Railroad, but officials of the commuter line and an advocate say riders are safe.
Travel By Train For Your Next VacationTo get better acquainted with Amtrak, the nation’s railroad service, here’s a simple yet very helpful guide to understanding how get onboard a passenger train.
This App Will Plan Your Entire TripInstead of spending hours tabbing through travel sites, hit Rome2Rio: an oracle-like web/app that maps out the exact planes, trains, and automobiles (with fares) to take between any two places on the planet.
Dry Brush, Gusty Winds Help Spread Brush Fires Near NJ TRANSIT Tracks In HarrisonThe blaze broke out in Newark and Kearny Wednesday afternoon. No injuries were reported, but strong winds were hindering efforts to contain the fire, officials said.
Survey: Only 42 Percent Of Subway Cars Are Clean; D Train Is WorstA new survey revealed that the number of clean New York City subway cars declined between 2011 and 2013.
The Most Luxurious Train Safari In The WorldFor your next luxury vacation, consider traveling by train. Rovos Rail brings the luxury and decadence of the olden days back to your trip, in their train safari.
MTA: Human Error To Blame For Glitch That Suspended Metro-North TrainsAround 7:45 p.m., the computers that run the railroad’s signal system lost power when one of two main power supply units was taken out of service for replacement.
Service Restored After Signal Problems Cause PATH Suspensions, Delays The Port Authority says the Hoboken to World Trade Center line and the Journal Square to 33rd Street line are suspended. The Newark to World Trade Center line is operating with delays.
All Aboard: The World's Most Amazing Train TripsThe inherent beauty of train travel is that it's often more about the journey (and the spectacular scenery along the way) than the actual destination. When your fare includes butler service, gourmet meals, and access to elegant bar cars, rest assured these six train trips are worth dropping a month's salary on.
Seated For Safety: Can You Protect Yourself While Riding The Rails?For the thousands of people in the Tri-State area who use a train to commute the question of where to sit doesn't usually involve safety concerns.
The World's Coolest Train StationsDespite the abundance of public transportation options, trains remain a popular and consistent way to travel easily. Check out the world's coolest train stations.