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New York City Transit

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  • Only in New York: Officials investigate chicken-kissing incident on subway

     
    NEW YORK — New York City's transit agency is investigating a video posted online that shows a man kissing and snuggling a live chicken aboard a subway. The subway rider who took the video said Thursday that it was one......
  • 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'...
  • Study: More People Hop On Subway Outside of Manhattan

    NEW YORK (WPIX) -- It seems more people outside of Manhattan swiped their Metrocards and hopped on the subway between 1998 and 2008, according to a new study. During that time period, 62 stations outside of Manhattan had an average weekly ridership of...
  • As Gas Prices Soared So Did The Number of NY Mass Transit Riders

    NEW YORK (WPIX) -- As gas prices hit an all-time high in 2008, it seems a record number of people in the city took out their MetroCards and swiped away their pain. Collectively ridership on the rails and buses last year, increased 3.1 percent to 2.37...
  • Kevin Bacon Robbed in NYC Subway

    Kevin Bacon Robbed in NYC Subway
    The actor who's known for the game "Six Degrees" is now separated from an all-important item - his Blackberry! Last week, a thief in the New York City subway system reportedly took off with Bacon's Blackberry. The New York Post says the heist occurred at...
  • Report Eyes NYC Subway Safety

    Report Eyes NYC Subway Safety
    Investigators say New York subway riders may risk falling onto the tracks because yellow boards at the edge the platforms are deterioriating. The strips - called rubbing boards - are made with wood or fiberglass. They're supported by bolts and metal....
  • DA: Bronx Bunch Churned Out Thousands Of Fake Checks

    DA:  Bronx Bunch Churned Out Thousands Of Fake Checks
    Prosecutors say they've nailed a band of identity thieves that ran a stunningly simple scheme to defraud businesses, banks and government agencies of more than a million dollars. The check scam was effective and not very complex. The Manhattan District...