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New York City Transit

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  • Other Transit Hubs Vulnerable To LIRR Breakdown

    Other Transit Hubs Vulnerable To LIRR Breakdown
    A small electrical fire, like the one that crippled the Long Island Rail Road, could easily hobble Metro North or even the NYC Subway system if flames damaged the right station. Bloggers who focus on public transportation issues have been imagining...
  • Mocker and Mariachi Band: MTA Exec Hiring Spree Surprise!

    Mocker and Mariachi Band: MTA Exec Hiring Spree Surprise!
    As the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is laying off hundreds of hourly workers, PIX 11 News reporter Greg Mocker discovered it's also on a multi-million-dollar executive hiring spree. Mariachi Tapatio de Alvaro Paulino, a popular band from...
  • Mocker Gets "Thank You" Letter from MTA

    Mocker Gets "Thank You" Letter from MTA
    MTA New York City Transit has written a letter to WPIX's Greg Mocker about his recent reporting about a broken emergency exit door at the Grand Central Terminal. The letter, from Vice President of Corporate Communications Paul Fleuranges, thanks him...
  • Mocker Parking Battle II: Fake MTA Placard, Hydrants Still Blocked

    Mocker Parking Battle II: Fake MTA Placard, Hydrants Still Blocked
    One day after PIX 11 News reporter Greg Mocker reported on a neighborhood besieged by government workers using placards to park illegally, government officials are waking up to the problem - identifying one placard as a fake and promising to take action....
  • Despite MTA's Prediction, Subway System Floods

    Despite MTA's Prediction, Subway System Floods
    Forecasters predicted a Thursday overnight rainstorm could pack 60 mph winds and dump two to three inches on the five boroughs, but managers of the Metroplitan Transportation Authority decided not to activate the transit system's Emergency Response Center...
  • Most MTA Subway, LIRR Service Restored Monday

    Most MTA Subway, LIRR Service Restored Monday
    While an exact time for complete MTA service to be restored is unknown, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and MTA Chairman Jay Walder announced that restoration will begin at 6 a.m. Monday. The restoration plan will have some lines on the subways, buses and...
  • Cell Phone Service Coming To 4 NYC Subway Stations

    Cell Phone Service Coming To 4 NYC Subway Stations
    After years of talks, subway riders at some New York City underground stops will soon have cell phone service. The MTA has a deal with a company called Transit Wireless to provide cell and data service on underground subway platforms. Beginning on...
  • LIRR Service Restored But Delays Continue After Lightning Strike

    LIRR Service Restored But Delays Continue After Lightning Strike
    There are going to be some residual delays on the Long Island Rail Road due to a lightning strike near Jamaica station Thursday afternoon. Commuters can expect delays of 30 to 60 minutes this morning, according to the MTA. Trains are operating with...
  • Idiot Filmed Train Surfing On NYC Subway Car

    Idiot Filmed Train Surfing On NYC Subway Car
    In a YouTube video shot by shocked straphangers, a man can be seen clinging to the outside of a J train as it hurtles through the tunnel towards Essex Street in Manhattan. At one point he puts his finger to his lips to tell those in the train not to...
  • Mocker on MTA Fake Signal Inspection Hearing

    Mocker on MTA Fake Signal Inspection Hearing
    New York City Council will hold a hearing on Thursday, January 6 at 10 a.m. to discuss reports that workers faked subway signal inspections. The MTA Inspector General began another inquiry into this issue this summer. Reports criticizing the MTA's signal...
  • [VIDEO] Grandmother, 81, Brutally Attacked In NYC Subway

    [VIDEO] Grandmother, 81, Brutally Attacked In NYC Subway
    Police are looking for the mugger who brutally threw an elderly woman to the ground as she tried to pass through the turnstile at a Lower Manhattan subway station. The heinous attack was captured on surveillance video. According to police, the 81-year-...