| Jun 22, 2012
| 8:35 PM
Con Ed experienced peak usage at five o’ clock in the afternoon on both Wednesday and Thursday and at one 1pm on Friday. There are several explanations for why the utility’s system peaked so early today -- but Friday afternoon’s rough...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 7:35 PM
Riders and commuters will see an increase in fares and tolls. The question is how much of an increase will there be?
The base fare is currently $2.25. A series of 4 proposals were put forth Monday by the staff of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 7:46 AM
The MTA will suspend subway, buses and LIRR and Metro-North commuter trains starting at 7 p.m. Sunday as officials take seriously predictions of high winds and life-threatening storm surges from monster storm Hurricane Sandy.
The shutdown process will...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 9:45 PM
Historic Hurricane Sandy slammed the tri-state area Monday, leaving millions without power in the region, the lower Manhattan skyline darkened, sea water rushing into subway and car tunnels, and Hudson River water spilling deep into Manhattan streets.
| Oct 28, 2012
| 2:08 PM
With potentially historic Hurricane Sandy barreling toward the tri-state area, the MTA will begin to shut down the region's mass-transportation system at 7 p.m. Sunday and city officials have enacted mandatory evacuation for the more than a quarter-of-a-...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 8:00 AM
***Governor Cuomo announced Wednesday night that MTA fares for rail, subway and buses will be waived both Thursday and Friday.***
**October monthly passes are valid through Monday, November 5**
Limited commuter rail service has been...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 6:51 AM
Hurricane Sandy may have left the area, but her effects are still being felt in the tri-state area. Here are some helpful resources and tips to keep in mind:
NEED TO KNOW
Gov. Cuomo announced Thursday that, starting Friday, New Yorkers whose homes or...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 7:16 AM
NEW YORK, Oct 30 (Reuters) - The giant storm Sandy wreaked havoc on the New York City subway system, flooding tunnels, garages and rail yards and threatening to paralyze the nation's largest mass-transit system for days.
"The New York City subway...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 4:01 PM
A powerful nor'easter slammed the tri-state area with an unexpected jolt of heavy snow that dumped several inches of snow across parts of a region just starting to recover from Superstorm Sandy.
High wind warnings were in effect for the region, with...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 4:16 PM
Closed since it filled with water during superstorm Sandy, The Hugh L. Carey Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel finally opened to general traffic Tuesday afternoon.
The tunnel, which allows an average of 49,500 cars to drive from the southern tip of Manhattan to...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 7:14 PM
On the biggest travel day of the year, Penn Station came to a grinding halt for about an hour, with massive crowds desperate to get home on the eve of Thanksgiving.
Service has begun to be restored on LIRR, New Jersey Transit and Amtrak after a power...