Since it was started 30 years ago, the idea was people would call a day ahead and schedule a ride. Three years ago the MTA added an on-demand feature that works just like any other ride-sharing app, but that program is at risk of being scaled back. CBS2's Kevin Rincon reports.
Disabled New Yorkers Calling For City, State To Do More To HelpSince it was started 30 years ago, the idea was people would call a day ahead and schedule a ride. Three years ago the MTA added an on-demand feature that works just like any other ride-sharing app, but that program is at risk of being scaled back. CBS2's Kevin Rincon reports.
MTA Chief Talks On Efforts To Combat Hate Crimes In Public Transportation SystemPatrick J. Foye, chairman and CEO of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, talks about MTA efforts to combat hate crimes in the public transportation system.
Schumer: CDC Cannot Access 'Rapid Response Dollars' To Fight Deadly Coronavirus In U.S.Sen. Charles Schumer said the federal government should get ahead of the need to declare an official public health emergency should an infectious outbreak were to happen in the United States.
Talking Points: NYC Transit Boss Andy Byford Stepping Down After 2 Years On The JobLucy Lang, a former prosecutor in the Manhattan DA's office, and CBSN New York’s urban affairs expert Mark Peters joined political reporter Marcia Kramer to break it all down on "The Point."
Point Of View: Councilman Joe Borelli Discusses NYC Transit Boss Andy Byford’s Resignation & MoreCity Council Member Joe Borelli sat down with CBSN New York’s political reporter Marcia Kramer for this week’s episode of “The Point.”
MTA Subway Cars Taken Out Of Service Now Back On Tracks This WeekendEarlier this month, the MTA debuted new subway cars that were quickly taken out of service after reports the doors were opening mid-ride. CBSN New York's Tara Jakeway reports.
Mayor Bill De Blasio Shares NYC's Plans To Confront CoronavirusNow that there's two confirmed cases in the United States, New York City is preparing plans to address the coronavirus that has caused more than two dozen deaths in China and spread to 16 countries.
MTA Returns New Subway Cars To Service After Safety ConcernsThe MTA says the train trouble involving new subway cars is over and cars pulled from service will be back on the tracks after this weekend. CBS2's Jessica Moore reports.
MTA Transit Chief Andy Byford Resigns After 2 Years On The JobAfter two years on the job, CBS2 has learned Thursday morning that Andy Byford is resigning. The news was just announced at a morning MTA board meeting, reports CBS2's Hazel Sanchez.
Expert Analyzes Harvey Weinstein Prosecution, Defense StrategiesFordham law school professor Cheryl Bader is a former prosecutor who specializes in criminal law. She stopped by CBSN New York to discuss Harvey Weinstein trial strategy.
Senate To Hear Opening Arguments In Trump Impeachment TrialThe Senate approved the parameters for the impeachment trial in the early morning hours Wednesday after Democrats were roundly rejected in their efforts to subpoena witnesses and documents before opening arguments are finished. CBS2's Chris Wragge reports.
Gov. Cuomo Presents 2021 New York State BudgetNew York Gov. Andrew Cuomo presented the 2021 fiscal year budget for the State of New York, including a $275 building program and $33 billion toward a 5year climate change agenda.
Gov. Murphy: No NJ TRANSIT Fair Hike In Proposed State BudgetGov. Phil Murphy made the announcement at the graduation of NJ TRANSIT engineer trainees. CBS New York's Lisa Rozner reports.
Drivers Now Face Fines For Getting Caught In 14th Street Bike LanesDrivers caught blocking the 14th Street bus lanes will now officially face fines. CBS2's Jenna DeAngelis reports.
President Trump Impeachment Day 1 BeginsThe U.S. Senate began its first day in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump on Tuesday. CBS2's Natalie Duddridge reports.
Long Island Officials Pushing Back Against Bail Reform LawNassau County Executive Laura Curran led an announcement on a coalitions list of recommendations to change the New York criminal justice reform laws that went into effect on Jan. 1, 2020.
Officials Honors Officers Who Captured Suspect In HarlemThe NYPD officers Russell Mattera and David Radziwon who helped bring in the suspect accused of the Chanukah machete attack were honored on Tuesday in Rockland County.
Census Count Holds Billions In State Budget Funding At StakesWith billions of dollars in federal aid at stake, Gov. Andrew Cuomo used Martin Luther King Jr. Day to mount a campaign to make sure every New Yorker was counted. CBS2's political reporter Marcia Kramer reports.
National Action Network Marks Martin Luther King Jr. DayRev. Al Sharpton and a panel of speakers marked the annual celebration of civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr. on Jan. 20, 2020.
Brooklyn Neighbors Frustrated By City Inaction Over Abandoned HouseMayor Bill de Blasio has promised to get the buildings commissioner more involved with a vacant house that has more than 200 violations in Brooklyn. CBS2's Alice Gainer reports.
Impeachment Managers Angered At Intelligence AgenciesWe're just two days away from President Trump's impeachment trial. The House impeachment managers are now accusing U.S. intelligence agencies of withholding documents that could be significant to the trial. TV 10/55's Hazel Sanchez reports
Talking Points: ICE, NYC Battle Over Sanctuary City PolicyJ.C. Polanco, an attorney at Polanco Law, and CBSN New York’s urban affairs expert Mark Peters joined political reporter Marcia Kramer to break it all down.
Point Of View: New York Attorney General Letitia James Talks NYPD Probe & MoreNew York Attorney General Letitia James sat down with CBSN New York’s political reporter Marcia Kramer for this week’s episode of “The Point.”
Calls For Justice, Safer Streets Following Brooklyn Hit-And-RunCity Council member Mark Treyger appeared with other elected officials calling for a private sanitation firm to reveal the name of the driver accused of crashing into Deborah Mutell, who was on her way to work when she was struck and then dragged while crossing 86th Street near Bay Parkway on Thursday.