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New York City Transit

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  • Rider Claims Operator Let 8-Year-Old Drive Subway Train

    Rider Claims Operator Let 8-Year-Old Drive Subway Train
    The MTA has launched "a vigorous and thorough investigation" into an incident in which a subway rider claimed he saw a child behind the controls of a subway train, while the conductor watched on. Jules Cattie, an attorney who resides on the East Side,...
  • Manhole Fire Snarls Subway Service in Brooklyn

    Manhole Fire Snarls Subway Service in Brooklyn
    A manhole fire in Brooklyn Monday temporarily shut down some subway service in the area. The incident occurred around noon on Willow Place, near downtown Brooklyn. The explosion prompted the evacuation of buildings in Brooklyn Heights near Borough Hall...
  • Video: Man Caught Kissing, Hugging Chicken on Train

    Video: Man Caught Kissing, Hugging Chicken on Train
    Straphangers on the uptown 6 train were treated to quite an unusual show Tuesday night as a man donning an MTA shirt began to wrestle a live chicken. A rider apparently taped video of the entire incident and posted it to his website, which was later...
  • C, D Trains Switch Routes Due To Repair Work

    C, D Trains Switch Routes Due To Repair Work
    Uptown C and D train service will be switched Tuesday morning through midnight Saturday for replacement signal work in Lower Manhattan. The replacement work involves signals that control a track switch outside of the A, C, E Canal Street station. This...
  • Fewer People Packing NYC Subways

    Fewer People Packing NYC Subways
    Despite common perception, fewer people are having to squeeze onto the New York City subway. In a press release Saturday, the NYC Transit said a weakened economy and regional job losses have led to the first drop in NYC Transit ridership since 2003. Even...
  • Two Indicted In Foiled NYC Subway Bomb Plot Case

    Two Indicted In Foiled NYC Subway Bomb Plot Case
    Two high school classmates of admitted terrorist were indicted Thursday in a foiled scheme to bomb New York City subways that a prosecutor said was directed by " al-Qaida leadership." Zarein Ahmedzay and Adis Medunjanin, both 25, pleaded not guilty in...
  • Subway Station Improvements Could Mean $100 Million

    While waiting for the train, it's hard not to notice the stench and overall dirtiness of the subway train stations.  So it's no surprise that it's going to take an estimated $100 million to clean 'em up. According to a recent agency analysis, NYC Transit...
  • 4 Commuters Hurt in LIRR Train 'Bump'

    Two Long Island Rail Road trains bumped into each other while leaving Jamaica station during the morning rush on Wednesday, resulting in four minor injuries and subsequent delays of more than an hour, the LIRR said. A railroad spokesman said service...
  • Problems Linger for LIRR Commuters

    NEW YORK - Whereas the average eastbound LIRR ridership on Wednesdays between noon and 4 p.m. is 15,000, that figure doubles to 30,000 on Thanksgiving eve, LIRR officials said. Fifteen extra trains also are planned for tomorrow to carry people coming...
  • NYC Transit Offical Investigated in Possible Kickback Scheme

    NEW YORK (WPIX) -- An NYC transit supervisor allegedly living in the lap of luxury -- complete with five fur coats, two fancy cars, and a bevy of flat screen tv's -- was suspended Monday after being suspected of ripping off the Metropolitan Transportation...
  • One-inch Gap Delays Opening of NYC Subway Station

    NEW YORK, N.Y. (WPIX) -- It's only a one-inch gap, but it's enough to delay the grand opening of New York City's first new subway station in 20 years. New York City Transit officials say the gap between the platform and the train at the South Ferry...
  • MTA Misspells 'Broadway' In Brooklyn Subway Station

    NEW YORK (WPIX) -- When you're riding the rails on the G line in Brooklyn, there's a stop along the way that we New Yorkers like to call "Broadway." The problem is the "we" doesn't seem to include our beloved Metropolitan Transportation Authority. They'...