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  • NYC subway sign campaign takes stand against rudeness

    New York City's case for some of the world's most boorish behavior is made every day in its subways: There's the woman casually clipping her fingernails, the man slurping an especially pungent dish under a fellow passenger's nose, and if nature calls,...
  • SUV driven by elderly woman is hit by train at NY crossing

    Authorities say an SUV driven by an elderly woman has been hit by a train at a crossing in New York, about 40 miles south of a fatal crash last month that killed six. Metropolitan Transportation Authority police say a crossing gate came down on the SUV...
  • Transit agency: NYC bus riders, keep your feet off the seat

    New Yorkers, please keep your feet off the seat. That's one friendly reminder New York City bus riders will see in advertisements sponsored by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority starting Monday. It's part of a courtesy campaign that began...
  • More subway delays ahead if NYC can't fund transit budget

    More subway delays ahead if NYC can't fund transit budget
    It's an ominous refrain, repeated endlessly in the same automated monotone: "Ladies and gentlemen, we are delayed because of train traffic ahead of us." Every New Yorker who rides the subway to work each day — all 6 million, on the busiest days...
  • NY transit officials review safety after train-car collision

    Transportation officials said Wednesday they are reviewing safety practices at railroad crossings throughout suburban New York including adding warning signs, red-light cameras and sensors that would alert a train of the presence of a vehicle on the...
  • NYC subway station destroyed on 9/11 still not in use

    A New York City subway station that was destroyed when the World Trade Center towers collapsed onto it in 2001 is still under construction and likely won't reopen until 2018. The Cortlandt Street 1 train station was crushed beneath falling debris from...
  • Baker names panel to recommend fixes for beleaguered MBTA

    The region's public transit system reported progress Friday in restoring service crippled by a string of severe snowstorms, while Gov. Charlie Baker assembled a panel of experts to delve into long-term solutions for the MBTA's financial and operational...
  • Metro-North delays in NYC traced to burst frozen sprinkler

    Metro-North Railroad says a water leak from a burst frozen sprinkler line entered a power substation at Grand Central Terminal, causing delays into and out of New York City. Hearst Connecticut Media reports (http://bit.ly/1w09fna ) the Metropolitan...
  • Proposal would add tolls on NYC's free bridges, 60th Street

    Reviving a congestion-pricing idea that has been rejected before, an influential transportation coalition proposed implementing tolls for all cars that cross 60th Street in Manhattan and the free bridges spanning the East River. The plan announced...
  • DOT: Kicking Out Metro-North Isn't Practical

    DOT: Kicking Out Metro-North Isn't Practical
    HARTFORD — Despite continuing frustration by some commuters and many Fairfield County lawmakers, the state can't simply replace Metro-North as its commuter train operator, state Transportation Commissioner James Redeker said Wednesday. "The New...
  • $5 million ad campaign tells Chicago-area drivers: Public transit is cool

    $5 million ad campaign tells Chicago-area drivers: Public transit is cool
    And the Oscar for Man Riding Subway goes to…Bradley Cooper. Cooper, an Oscar nominee for his role in “American Sniper,” has been spotted by photographers multiple times on the New York subway in the past few months. Cooper, who is...