A taxi driver has been charged with stealing more than $28,000 from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, by crossing the Robert F. Kennedy Triboro Bridge more than 3,000 times without once paying a toll.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has ordered a system-wide shutdown of the Metropolitan Transit Authority starting at noon Saturday ahead of Hurricane Irene. LIRR, PATH, Metro-North and NJ service will also be suspended.
Jawaad Abdur-Rahman was driving his girlfriend’s son to school and when his car had some mechanical problems, prompting him to get out on the Bruckner Expressway between the Triborough Bridge and Sheridan Expressway.