Petition Circulated To Stop Planned Rail Fare Increases In ConnecticutA state representative is circulating a petition with the aim of stopping a proposed five percent fare increase on Connecticut's commuter rail lines.
Connecticut To Roll Out New Metro-North Mobile Ticketing App Connecticut Metro-North commuters on the New Haven Line will soon be able to purchase rail tickets with a new smartphone app.
Metro-North Tests Safety Measures Prompted By Deadly 2013 DerailmentMetro-North is testing new safety measures -- installing cameras to monitor key areas, and deter crime. The move came in response to federal recommendations following the 2013 Spuyten Duyvil derailment.
De Blasio Announces New Measures After East Harlem Fire That Disrupted Metro-North ServiceThe new measures include a review and regular safety sweeps of city-owned or managed properties under elevated transportation areas.
Regular Metro-North Service Resumes After Fire Under Tracks In East HarlemCrews have installed temporary support columns to reopen all tracks on the Park Avenue Viaduct. Metro-North said customers should still anticipate some residual delays due to speed restrictions through the area.
Metro-North Returning To Regular Weekday Schedule Friday Following East Harlem FireMetro-North said it would operate on an "enhanced Saturday schedule'' Thursday, providing customers with additional trains during peak travel times. The railroad said it hoped to restore regular service by Friday.
MTA To Run Trains On 'Enhanced Saturday' Schedule For Thursday Following East Harlem FireMetro-North said it is running a Saturday schedule Wednesday with trains running with reduced speeds on only two of the four tracks. It said customers should expect crowded conditions and delays.
Cuomo, MTA Call On Feds To Improve Safety At Railroad CrossingsAuthorities said the health aide and her 87-year-old passenger fled to safety seconds before the train smashed into their car at the Green Lane crossing in Bedford Hills.
Wheel From Metro-North Train Falls Off Tracks In ConnecticutState Sen. Toni Boucher, a member of the General Assembly's Transportation Committee, says the incident is still worrisome.
New Metro-North Timetables Aim To Improve Peak PerformanceMetro-North Railroad is taking steps to shorten train rides with new timetables coming out this weekend.
Power Restored To Lower Level Of Grand Central Terminal Following OutageCrews worked through the night to restore power to the lower level early Tuesday morning.
Metro-North Trains Delayed After Truck Gets Wedged Under 125th Street OverpassMetro-North Trains were delayed Monday night, after a truck got stuck under the 125th Street overpass in Harlem.
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Rise In Metro-North Commuters Could Signal Stronger EconomyIt looks like it could be another record year down the tracks for Metro-North -- Ridership is up 1.3%, with 630,000 more rides through July.
Metro-North: Woman Killed By Train At Cos Cob Station Was Retrieving Dropped PurseMetro-North spokesman Salvatore Arena said Tamar A. Louis was sitting on the platform Friday at the Cos Cob station in Greenwich dangling her legs over the edge.