Commuters Head Back To Work With Restrictions In Place As NYC Reaches Phase 2 MilestoneNew York City reached a major milestone in Phase 2 reopening Monday, but the morning commute was anything but typical.
MTA Announces Service Increases In Phase 2 As Ridership Grows; Officials Urge Riders To Wear 'Masks, Masks, Masks'The Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced service increases on subways and buses across the five boroughs as New York City progresses into Phase 2 reopening and ridership steadily grows.
Garden City Homeowners Say 100-Foot Power Poles For LIRR Third Track Project Were Installed Near Homes Without Residents' InputVillage officials in Garden City are accusing the LIRR of acting in bad faith.
MTA Rolling Out New Ultraviolet Technology To Disinfect TrainsThe ultraviolet pilot program started in May and is now expanding.
Mayor De Blasio Says 14th Street Busway Here To Stay, More Coming SoonBack in October, the busy cross-town street was closed to commuters from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. to improve up bus service in the area.
De Blasio Says Monday's Phase One Reopening 'Very Important'; Too Soon To Consider Restoring Street Fairs, Large EventsMayor Bill de Blasio said tomorrow's Phase One reopening of New York City is a moment "every New Yorker should celebrate as our achievement together."
MTA Details 13-Point Plan As Phase One Reopening Set For New York City MondaySubway ridership is expected to be at 10-15% of pre-pandemic levels during Phase One, said MTA Chairman Pat Foye. Bus ridership will be about 30-40% of normal.
MTA Calls For More Bus Lanes As NYC Prepares For ReopeningMTA officials say speeding up buses will help alleviate subway congestion.
Mayor De Blasio Unveils Mass Transit Safety Plan For Phase 1 Of New York City ReopeningWe're just days away from Phase 1 of reopening in New York City. That means more people using subways and buses to get back to work.
Mayor De Blasio's Statement That Some New Yorkers 'Are Going To Have To Improvise' Getting To Work Draws CriticismThe mayor was asked what he would tell New Yorkers who don't have a car and don't feel comfortable riding mass transit as the city prepares to reopen.
City Council Speaker Corey Johnson Wants NYC Officials To Get Moving On A Reopening Plan: 'We Should Have Spent The Last Two Months Planning For This'Johnson says one of the most urgent needs is a plan for mass transit.
MTA Says Ridership Ticking Up, LIRR President: 'Solid Plan In Place' To Combat CoronavirusThe MTA says ridership is up this month over last. In April it was 9% of what it would normally see and the uptick this month is to 11.5%.
Just Stay Home: Officials Asking New Yorkers To Avoid Public Transit This Memorial Day WeekendOfficials are prioritizing Long Island Rail Road service for essential workers and say if you are you not an essential worker, find alternate travel.
Coronavirus Memoriam: Remembering MTA Conductor Ben Schaeffer And N.J. Police Officer Rob RobertsCBS2 is continuing its series honoring victims of the coronavirus pandemic. Reporter Jessica Moore has more on two public servants who were committed to helping others.
MTA Unveils New UV Light Technology To Kill Coronavirus On Subways And BusesThe Metropolitan Transportation Authority is using new technology it hopes will stop coronavirus in its tracks.