Fire Under Metro-North Tracks Prompts Worries About Overhead Rail InfrastructureThis week’s fire under the Metro-North tracks in East Harlem has raised questions about the vulnerability of the city’s raised rail system.
Rockland Lawmakers To Discuss Proposed NJ TRANSIT Cuts Thursday NightThe Rockland Legislature's Special Committee on Transit is meeting at 6:30 p.m. in New City.
Study Ranks Rt. 25 In Suffolk County As Most Dangerous For PedestriansThe annual Tri-State Transportation Campaign study ranks roads based on pedestrian fatalities.
MTA Board Votes To Raise Fares And TollsThe cost of your commute is going up. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority board voted Thursday to raise fares and tolls.
Cuomo Announces $20M To Help Launch New Rockland/Westchester Bus ServiceThe future Bus Rapid Transit system will have seven routes, new stations, dedicated bus lanes in some places and wireless Internet.
Study: Suffolk County's Route 25 Most Dangerous Road For Pedestrians In Tri-State AreaThe Tri-State Transportation Campaign found that 1,236 pedestrians were killed on roads in Connecticut, New Jersey and downstate New York between 2010 and 2012.
Report: LIRR East Side Access To Cost More, Won't Be Ready Until Next DecadeThe effort to bring LIRR trains to a new concourse 10 stories beneath Grand Central was at one time an $8 billion project with a 2013 completion date. But the MTA board will reportedly be told the project could top $10 billion and won't be ready until 2021 or later.
Report Shows Dip In Driving In NJ; Advocates Want More Mass Transit InvestmentsThe report found New Jersey is one of 46 states that have a decrease in the number of miles driven since 2005.
Group Releases List Of Tri-State's Most Dangerous Roads For WalkingThe Tri-State Transportation Campaign found that 1,200 pedestrians were killed on roads in Connecticut, New Jersey and downstate New York between 2009 and 2011.
NJ TRANSIT Executive Defends Storing Trains In Low-Lying Areas Ahead Of SandyThe New Jersey state Assembly held a committee hearing Monday on the damage sustained by NJ TRANSIT's infrastructure during superstorm Sandy.
Transit Watchdog Group Calls For 'Refocus On Maintenance' By NJ TRANSITSenator Frank Lautenberg has announced he plans to hold a hearing at some point to look into why the train fleet suffered tens of millions of dollars worth of damage during the storm.
Report: Suburban Commuters Could Face Huge MTA Fare IncreasesIf the judge's ruling stands, the fare hikes could be as much as 46% for the Long Island Rail Road and 32% for Metro-North trips, according to an analysis by the fiscal watchdog group Citizens Budget Commission.