| Dec 30, 2010
| 3:21 AM
Customers who purchased new MetroCards on Thursday may have realized the price has gone up. In some cases, as much as a whopping 17 percent.
The new MTA fare hike went into effect on Thursday and some straphangers are pissed off. They say service is...
| Jan 1, 2011
| 12:32 PM
A leak in a large propane gas tank at a suburban shopping center forced residents out of 900 homes before dawn on New Year's Day and shut down a swath of roads and railroad service for hours on eastern Long Island.
The leak in the 30,000-gallon...
| Jul 20, 2010
| 1:09 PM
The doors may soon close on tens of thousands of Long Island bus riders.
The cash strapped MTA is considering putting the brakes on its funding for Nassau County buses.
"This is my only source of transportation," an upset Eugene Johnson told PIX 11...
| Jul 20, 2010
| 4:21 PM
One day after PIX 11 News reporter Greg Mocker suggested a way the MTA could save $1 million, the authority shrugged off his report -- and posted a new $146,000 job at the Long Island Railroad.
The advertisement for a Chief Information Officer at the...
| Jul 21, 2010
| 2:58 PM
An East Northport man killed himself by jumping in front of a Long Island Rail Road train Wednesday afternoon, PIX 11 News has learned.
Scott Maxwell hopped in front of the eastbound train at the intersection of Laurel Road and Lorraine Court at 1:10 a....
| Aug 12, 2010
| 7:01 PM
Friday morning, 200 transit workers will be getting pink slips. As they turn in their badges and uniforms, the MTA is standing by a tradition of giving pocket watches to Metro North retirees.
PIX 11 News Reporter Greg Mocker learned of the procurement...
| Aug 16, 2010
| 8:07 AM
The Metro-North is considering the purchase of double decker trains in 2015 to ease the overcrowding on their Harlem and Hudson lines.
The double decker trains would cost Metro North the same if they were to purchase single-level trains, but would...
| Aug 16, 2010
| 6:00 PM
Five members of Congress are worried about safety on the Long Island Rail Road. The U.S. Representatives from Long Island wrote a letter to Jay Walder at MTA Headquarters.
"As a matter of public safety," they write, "We ask that the MTA does not lay...
| Aug 17, 2010
| 6:09 PM
A day after sending a letter to MTA Headquarters and Chairman Jay Walder, members of the United States House of Representatives from Long Island are responding to questions from PIX 11 News Reporter Greg Mocker.
The letter from five U.S....
| Jan 7, 2011
| 6:34 AM
In anticipation of Friday's snowfall, the MTA has announced several service changes on the subways and railroads.
On Friday, straphangers can expect express trains 2, 3, 4, 5, A, E, D, F, N and Q will run local in various sections of their routes.
| Jan 12, 2011
| 5:58 AM
The Long Island Railroad is preparing for the projected snowstorm and is warning riders that, while normal service on most lines will continue into the p.m. hours Tuesday, but there will be some train cancellations Wednesday morning.