| Feb 11, 2010
| 12:11 PM
A man was fatally struck by an eastbound Long Island Rail Road train in Copiague early Thursday morning.
According to MTA officials, the train involved in the accident left Penn Station at 11:36 p.m. and was due in Babylon at 12:53 a.m. The victim,...
| Mar 11, 2010
| 2:54 AM
The MTA is calling next month's move to eliminate and consolidate some of its committees as "effective" and "efficient," however, straphangers may have a different opinion.
According to documents released Wednesday, six MTA non-voting members who act...
| Mar 14, 2010
| 7:30 PM
Hundreds of thousands of people are still without power Sunday across the tri-state area, after a powerful storm swept through the northeast.
The storm, which contained gusting winds as strong at 70 mph, knocked down tress and power lines, sparking...
| Mar 14, 2010
| 2:58 PM
New Jersey Transit reports that Midtown Direct trains on the Montclair-Boonton line have been restored as of 7:35 a.m. They had been canceled due to flooding.
The Princeton shuttle, the Dinky, isn't running but there are replacement buses currently...
| Mar 15, 2010
| 4:42 AM
Thousands of people are without power on Long Island after this weekend's storm.
Roughly 62,000 customers are still without power on Monday morning across Long Island. Authorities say that some residents won't have their power restored until as late as...
| Oct 13, 2009
| 8:42 AM
Authorities say an off-duty New York City police officer who displayed a handgun while trying to quiet unruly passengers on a train has been arrested and suspended without pay.
Metropolitan Transportation Authority police say Officer David Hendrick on...
| 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 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....
| 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,...