| Aug 24, 2010
| 7:55 PM
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...
| Aug 26, 2010
| 4:08 PM
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...
| Aug 27, 2010
| 6:59 PM
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...
| Sep 8, 2010
| 5:24 PM
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....
| Jan 27, 2011
| 2:28 AM
The MTA has been working hard to restore full service in the aftermath of a storm that dumped nineteen inches of snow on New York City and more than a foot of snow in other parts of the region. While we have restored service across the entire system,...
| Jan 14, 2011
| 8:33 AM
Hundreds of buses stuck in the snow, countless passengers stuck on subway trains, and thousands more unable to get where they needed to go. Those were the conditions some of the 8.5 million riders on MTA public transportation encountered during the...
| Jan 13, 2011
| 3:01 PM
Seeing rats dancing on subway tracks or strolling on the platforms isn't that uncommon in New York City. But seeing one of those filthy rodents build up the nerve to hop on a straphanger would definitely make any subway rider think twice before falling...
| Jan 11, 2011
| 3:21 PM
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-...
| Jan 6, 2011
| 2:14 AM
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...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 8:30 AM
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...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 8:20 PM
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...
| May 18, 2011
| 5:41 PM
Robert Fitzpatrick was near the World Trade Center when the towers fell.
Flipping through a photo album filled with pictures he took of that devastating day, he told PIX 11 News during an interview at his Port Richmond home that the 9/11 attacks will...