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New York City Transit

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  • 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...
  • NYC Transit Supervisor Indicted With Scamming MTA of $150K

    NYC Transit Supervisor Indicted With Scamming MTA of $150K
    A New York City Transit supervisor was charged with stealing more the $150,000 from the financially struggling agency, Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes announced Tuesday. An indictment alleges that as head of a law department unit, Jacqueline...
  • NYC Transit Steps Up Security Amid Terror Probe

    NYC Transit Steps Up Security Amid Terror Probe
    In the wake of a continuing terrorism probe, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has stepped up patrols at "key locations" in the city, the agency announced Tuesday. MTA officials said while there has been no conceivable threat to the city's subway...
  • Transit Repairs To Make A Rough Weekend Commute

    Transit Repairs To Make A Rough Weekend Commute
    Subway riders should prepared for a rough commute this weekend. The MTA is planning more than two dozen service changes throughout the system because of necessary repairs. Most subway lines will be rerouted during the weekend, with the exception of...
  • Atheism Ads Hit Several NYC Subway Stations

    Atheism Ads Hit Several NYC Subway Stations
    In a new aggressive ad campaign, New Yorkers will be encouraged to "stop believing." Ads promoting atheism hit a dozen Manhattan subway stations Monday. It features the slogan "A Million New Yorkers Are Good Without God. Are You?" The $25,000 campaign,...
  • Mocker: MTA Ignores Grand Central Security Problem

    Mocker: MTA Ignores Grand Central Security Problem
    Why is the MTA ignoring a broken subway station door that allows anyone off the street unfettered access to Grand Central and Times Square stations? That's the question PIX 11 News reporter Greg Mocker is trying to answer since he first spotted the...
  • Mocker Makes MTA Jump, Subway Security Problem Fixed

    Mocker Makes MTA Jump, Subway Security Problem Fixed
    MTA executives are clearly paying attention to PIX 11 News reporter Greg Mocker. Less than 12 hours after he reported on a subway security problem the MTA had ignored for at least 11 days, a crew was dispatched to make repairs. The problem was an...
  • Man Charged In NYC Subway Plot Pleads Not Guilty

    Man Charged In NYC Subway Plot Pleads Not Guilty
    A man charged in a failed terror plot against the New York City subway system has pleaded not guilty. Adis Medunjanin (ah-DEES' may-DOON'-yah-neen) entered the plea Friday in federal court in Brooklyn. He had previously pleaded not guilty to charges...
  • Fire Continues to Hobble LIRR

    Fire Continues to Hobble LIRR
    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,...