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  • CTA to put rats on birth control

    CTA to put rats on birth control
    The CTA said it will launch a new weapon in the war on rats next year. In addition to poisonous traps the CTA uses to kill rats, the agency plans to test new technology that would make female and male rats infertile. A pilot program is expected to start...
  • NYC subway extension may transform Manhattan neighborhood

    NYC subway extension may transform Manhattan neighborhood
    NEW YORK — Work crews are scrambling underneath New York City to finish the city's first major new subway stop in 25 years, a fast-track project intended to revitalize a long-neglected slice of Manhattan. The city's transit authority has been...
  • CTA riders debate 'manspreading' and bad manners

     CTA riders debate 'manspreading' and bad manners
    The practice known as "manspreading" will likely be addressed by the CTA this spring — albeit indirectly and even as riders themselves differ on how much it bothers them. In New York City, the nuisance on subways is apparently such a problem...
  • CTA banking on nostalgic gifts

    CTA banking on nostalgic gifts
    The CTA is betting riders will be nostalgic for the days before Ventra cards and bag checks at busy rail stations. The agency last month introduced its "Heritage Collection" of T-shirts, coffee mugs and messenger bags with decades-old Chicago transit...
  • Metro-North Fares To Increase Average Of 1% Next Year

    Metro-North Fares To Increase Average Of 1% Next Year
    Metro-North fares in Connecticut will rise by an average of 1 percent starting New Year's Day, a relatively small increase for passengers who've seen ticket prices climb by more than 5 percent a year starting in 2012. The increases are part of a seven-...
  • New York police detain man in subway shoving death

    New York police detain man in subway shoving death
    New York City police have apprehended a 34-year-old man who is a person of interest in the death of a man who was shoved into the path of a subway train Sunday. Kevin Darden is a person of interest in the death of 61-year-old Bronx resident Wai Kuen...
  • From the Boathouse: Bridge scrapes create troubled waters

    Ahoy! The world-famous Brooklyn Bridge was closed last Friday night and reopened over the weekend after the cargo ship Rainbow Quest scraped the underside of the span. The allision did not cause any damage to the ship's mast tower or the bridge, but the...
  • Pickup vs bus captured on video

    Pickup vs bus captured on video
    The bus was headed east on Sample Road. Traffic was light, but the road was wet from rain. Suddenly, passengers inside the Broward County Transit Route 34 bus started screaming. A red Ford pickup was entering the roadway from a Florida Turnpike ramp. It...
  • Report Blames Metro-North Woes On Weak Safety Culture

    A long-awaited report on Metro-North's disastrous series of crashes makes 29 recommendations to improve safety, but gives no insight into specifically who was responsible. The 50-page report released on Wednesday largely repeats the conclusion that...
  • Police Presence Increased At Bradley Airport, Rail Lines

    Police Presence Increased At Bradley Airport, Rail Lines
    HARTFORD — Connecticut State Police will increase their presence at Metro-North and Amtrak rail lines along with Bradley International Airport, but it is not in response to a specific credible threat, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Thursday....
  • Bed bugs invade New York City subways

    NEW YORK — Three New York City subway trains had to be fumigated after riders and staff spotted bedbugs in the cars, a transit spokesman said on Wednesday. The bedbugs were found on the N train, which links Brooklyn's Coney Island with lower and...