| Jun 8, 2010
| 5:03 PM
As the MTA struggles to close its $400 million hole in the budget, PIX 11 News reporter Greg Mocker reviews a report on salaries and positions within the MTA. 74,708 people work for the various agencies within the MTA.
The report was released last week...
| Jun 10, 2010
| 5:08 PM
Subways, buses and trains aren't the only vehicles in motion at the MTA. PIX 11 News reporter Greg Mocker discovered MTA cars are also rolling around town with chauffeurs at the wheel.
While reviewing a list of more than 70,000 employees published by the...
| Dec 21, 2009
| 4:04 AM
NEW YORK -- Millions of East Coast commuters returned to work Monday on slick roads and icy sidewalks after a weekend winter storm dropped record snowfall, interrupted holiday shopping and stranded travelers.
The storm crept up the coast on Saturday...
| Dec 20, 2009
| 11:55 AM
About 150 people were stranded on a Long Island Railroad train from more than five hours Sunday, due to a combination of snow drifts, icing, traffic problems and equipment failures.
The Ronkonkoma-bound train left Penn Station at 2:53 a.m. Sunday, and...
| Oct 23, 2009
| 4:35 AM
Weekend commuters can expect several service changes on numerous subway lines and the Long Island Railroad as maintenance work continues.
The MTA says the affected lines will be rerouted or replaced with shuttle buses for certain stretches. The only...
| 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...