| Jan 11, 2011
| 3:21 PM
Police are looking for the mugger who brutally threw an elderly woman to the ground as she tried to pass through the turnstile at a Lower Manhattan subway station. The heinous attack was captured on surveillance video.
According to police, the 81-year-...
| Jan 13, 2011
| 3:01 PM
Seeing rats dancing on subway tracks or strolling on the platforms isn't that uncommon in New York City. But seeing one of those filthy rodents build up the nerve to hop on a straphanger would definitely make any subway rider think twice before falling...
| Jan 14, 2011
| 8:33 AM
Hundreds of buses stuck in the snow, countless passengers stuck on subway trains, and thousands more unable to get where they needed to go. Those were the conditions some of the 8.5 million riders on MTA public transportation encountered during the...
| Jan 27, 2011
| 2:28 AM
The MTA has been working hard to restore full service in the aftermath of a storm that dumped nineteen inches of snow on New York City and more than a foot of snow in other parts of the region. While we have restored service across the entire system,...
| Aug 24, 2010
| 6:49 AM
Long Island commuters are going to have to deal with more frustration for days as rail workers struggle to repair fried cables damaged by an electrical fire just east of the LIRR's Jamaica Station.
The charred signal and switching cables mean the LIRR,...
| Aug 24, 2010
| 7:55 PM
A small electrical fire, like the one that crippled the Long Island Rail Road, could easily hobble Metro North or even the NYC Subway system if flames damaged the right station. Bloggers who focus on public transportation issues have been imagining...
| Aug 26, 2010
| 4:08 PM
As the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is laying off hundreds of hourly workers, PIX 11 News reporter Greg Mocker discovered it's also on a multi-million-dollar executive hiring spree.
Mariachi Tapatio de Alvaro Paulino, a popular band from...
| Aug 27, 2010
| 6:59 PM
MTA New York City Transit has written a letter to WPIX's Greg Mocker about his recent reporting about a broken emergency exit door at the Grand Central Terminal.
The letter, from Vice President of Corporate Communications Paul Fleuranges, thanks him...
| Sep 8, 2010
| 5:24 PM
One day after PIX 11 News reporter Greg Mocker reported on a neighborhood besieged by government workers using placards to park illegally, government officials are waking up to the problem - identifying one placard as a fake and promising to take action....
| Jul 5, 2011
| 12:14 PM
In this week's crazy NYC subway video series, a woman, nude from the waist down, sets up a wash station on the blue bench of a subway car and proceeds to take a camping-style shower.
With water and suds pooling on the subway car floor, the woman...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 6:39 AM
While an exact time for complete MTA service to be restored is unknown, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and MTA Chairman Jay Walder announced that restoration will begin at 6 a.m. Monday.
The restoration plan will have some lines on the subways, buses and...
| Sep 23, 2011
| 8:06 AM
After years of talks, subway riders at some New York City underground stops will soon have cell phone service.
The MTA has a deal with a company called Transit Wireless to provide cell and data service on underground subway platforms. Beginning on...