| Dec 15, 2009
| 6:01 AM
A plan by the cash-strapped MTA to reduce bus and subway service is one step closer to becoming a reality.
The MTA finanance committee approved wide-ranging service reductions on Monday, which are said to include the elimination of the W and Z subway...
| Dec 15, 2009
| 2:14 PM
Several protests were staged around the city Tuesday in response to the possibility of sweeping service cuts to several subways and bus lines.
The Metropolitan Transportation Agency finance committee approved wide-ranging service reductions on Monday,...
| Dec 16, 2009
| 3:52 PM
The federal government gave preliminary approval Tuesday to recognize a small tribe of Indians based on Long Island - making the possibility for the tribe to open up a casino one step closer to reality.
"It has been a long time coming," Randy King...
| Dec 20, 2009
| 11:55 AM
About 150 people were stranded on a Long Island Railroad train from more than five hours Sunday, due to a combination of snow drifts, icing, traffic problems and equipment failures.
The Ronkonkoma-bound train left Penn Station at 2:53 a.m. Sunday, and...
| Dec 21, 2009
| 12:21 PM
The Long Island Rail Road resumed normal service Monday afternoon after commuters faced major travel problems this morning and over the weekend when a blizzard hit the area.
The LIRR says there are scattered delays in both directions on the Babylon and...
| Jan 12, 2010
| 8:41 AM
Grand Central Terminal is getting a new entrance for Metro-North commuters and future Long Island Rail Road riders.
The construction of the E. 47th St. entrance, between Park and Lexington Avenues, broke ground Monday as part of the East Side Access...
| Jan 15, 2010
| 5:51 AM
Jay Walder, the new chief executive of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, has marked his first 100 days in office by releasing a 24-page report outlining his plans for a major system overhaul on Friday.
"We will do what every business in the...
| Jan 19, 2010
| 6:30 AM
In what appears to be the solar version of the proverbial "can't miss plan," Suffolk County is encouraging a project that would turn parking lots into solar power lots.
Under the proposal, Suffolk would build solar panel carports at seven of its...
| Jun 18, 2009
People getting out of work and hoping for a quick commute home are in for a surprise.
Due to mechanical problems, there is no 7 train service in both directions from the 42nd Street- Times Square Station to the Flushing-Main Street Station.
| May 11, 2009
The MTA board voted Monday to rescind the massive fare hikes previously adopted in their "doomsday" budget, and to instead implement a 10 percent increase this year, and another 7.5 percent in 2011 and 2013.
The board will vote later this month at a...
| May 11, 2009
The Long Island Rail Road will re-examine its cell phone policies after the Boston area transit authority banned mobile devices following a trolley crash reportedly caused by text-messaging that injured 49 people, a spokesman said Sunday.