| Jan 29, 2009
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...
| Feb 10, 2009
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'...
| Mar 9, 2009
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...
| Feb 22, 2009
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...
| Feb 26, 2008
| 9:23 AM
From the airports
Taxi: It may not be the most cost effective, but the most convenient way to get into town is to collect your bags and get in line for a taxi. From John F. Kennedy Airport, taxis are required to charge a flat fee to Manhattan of $45 plus...
| May 24, 2009
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...
| May 27, 2009
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....
| May 27, 2009
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...
| Sep 22, 2009
| 12:32 PM
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...
| Oct 7, 2009
| 6:18 AM
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...
| Oct 19, 2009
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,...
| Nov 19, 2009
| 1:55 PM
Predators lurking in New York City subways, hoping to sneak a grope or feel, appear to be a frightening growing trend, officials announced Thursday.
According to NYPD Transit Chief James Hall, complaints of sexual abuse have increased four percent from...