| Oct 11, 2008
In the wake of the devastating Chatsworth train crash last month, Metrolink's board Friday appointed an 11-member panel of industry experts to take a comprehensive look at the commuter rail's safety and operating procedures.
The group, composed of people...
| Dec 8, 2009
| 2:48 AM
Despite a $2.26 billion state bailout this year, New York City's transit system is facing a reported shortfall that may total $343 million.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority's revenues are the concern. Revenues from the payroll tax for the...
| Jan 27, 2009
| 3:58 PM
A new audit recommends major design changes for the New Haven rail maintenance center.
The New Haven rail yard is being upgraded to accommodate a fleet of 300 Metro-North Railroad cars at a cost of $849 million. The audit - which cost $630,000, was...
| 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...
| Feb 26, 2010
| 4:43 PM
An amputee missing both legs was arrested Thursday after police said he was wheeled into a busy New York City train station and planted a bomb.
Police found the bomb before it could detonate, but the discovery interrupted regional train lines briefly and...
| Sep 30, 2009
| 6:10 PM
If you're traveling this weekend you may want to take note - the top 10 worst bridges and roadways were announced Wednesday by a major trade association.
During a news conference, located under the Major Deegan in the Bronx, the General Contractors...