| Nov 24, 2009
| 5:34 PM
The evening commute on the Ronkonkoma Branch of the Long Island Railroad was brought to a grinding halt on Tuesday when an eastbound train struck a man.
The incident occurred around 6:40 p.m.near the Brentwood station. According to police, the victim was...
| Dec 8, 2009
| 2:48 AM
Despite a $2.26 billion state bailout this year, New York City's transit system is facing a reported shortfall that may total $343 million.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority's revenues are the concern. Revenues from the payroll tax for the...
| Dec 15, 2009
| 6:01 AM
A plan by the cash-strapped MTA to reduce bus and subway service is one step closer to becoming a reality.
The MTA finanance committee approved wide-ranging service reductions on Monday, which are said to include the elimination of the W and Z subway...
| Dec 15, 2009
| 2:14 PM
Several protests were staged around the city Tuesday in response to the possibility of sweeping service cuts to several subways and bus lines.
The Metropolitan Transportation Agency finance committee approved wide-ranging service reductions on Monday,...
| Dec 16, 2009
| 3:52 PM
The federal government gave preliminary approval Tuesday to recognize a small tribe of Indians based on Long Island - making the possibility for the tribe to open up a casino one step closer to reality.
"It has been a long time coming," Randy King...
| Jun 3, 2009
A 22-year-old man is dead after he and two of friends crashed their vehicle into a pillar early Wednesday morning in Rego Park.
According to authorities, the three men were caught swiping rims from a parked car at the corner of 59th Road and 68th St....
| Jun 4, 2009
| 5:55 AM
A car went airborne, crashed into two houses and bursted into flames early Thursday morning in Flushing, Queens.
At approximately 12:40 a.m., the driver of a 2009 Toyota Camry was traveling at a high speed eastbound on Horace Harding Expressway when he...
| Jun 8, 2009
The ground-breaking ceremony for New Jersey long-awaited Mass Transit Tunnel will be held Monday morning.
The tunnel will run underneath the Hudson River and is part of the nation's largest mass transit project. The projected finish date is in 2017 and...
| Jun 15, 2009
It's only the practice round, but already the masses are gathering at Bethpage Black.
Tens of thousands of spectators walking the links each day means lots of green, in money being spent. $9 for two ice cream bars, seems to be well worth it.
| Jun 18, 2009
People getting out of work and hoping for a quick commute home are in for a surprise.
Due to mechanical problems, there is no 7 train service in both directions from the 42nd Street- Times Square Station to the Flushing-Main Street Station.
| Jul 17, 2009
A Long Island Rail Road engineer has been suspended without pay after being accused of allowing a passenger to operate a train as it traveled west of Hicksville earlier this month.
LIRR engineer Ronald Cabrera allowed the passenger to operate the train...
| Jul 18, 2009
The man in the suit, after spending nearly 45 minutes inside the engineer's cab of a morning-rush hour Long Island Rail Road train, emerged and said jokingly to a fellow rider, "How'd I do?" said the MTA Police's key witness in the ongoing investigation...