| Mar 14, 2012
| 6:14 AM
One person is dead after an escalator accident at the LIRR's Lindenhurst station Tuesday afternoon.
According to the LIRR, around 2 p.m. the victim, an 88-year-old woman, died after falling on the escalator that connects to the station's platform. An...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 4:15 AM
What could be more boring than a room full of transportation wonks discussing “percent of vehicles beyond useful life” and “operating cost per passenger mile”?
That’s often true for Regional Transportation Authority board...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 1:38 PM
Firefighters in Suffolk County have contained a massive and ugly wildfire in Suffolk County that has destroyed over one thousand acres of land. For nearly twenty-four hours, hundreds of firefighters from all one hundred and nine towns of Suffolk responded...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 9:20 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Among the slick, million-dollar ads for the likes of Pepsi and Honda during the Super Bowl this Sunday, viewers in Washington will see a far more modest spot. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Boston Mayor Thomas Menino will be...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 7:39 AM
It's not the news any commuter wanted to hear, but for some Long Island Railroad customers: it will take more time to get home.
The MTA said they notified their affected customers for months through pamphlets, newsletters and announcements regarding...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 12:05 PM
DENVER (AP) — In a world where Amazon can track your next book purchase and you must show identification to buy some allergy medicine, James Holmes spent months stockpiling thousands of bullets and head-to-toe ballistic gear without raising any...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 1:25 PM
An accident between a school bus and a cement truck in Nassau County has killed one person and left multiple people injured, according to police.
The collision occurred around 2:30 p.m. Monday afternoon at the intersection of Oyster Bay Rd. and...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 7:14 PM
On the biggest travel day of the year, Penn Station came to a grinding halt for about an hour, with massive crowds desperate to get home on the eve of Thanksgiving.
Service has begun to be restored on LIRR, New Jersey Transit and Amtrak after a power...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 5:08 PM
A four-year-old boy shot and killed in the Bronx, a massacre in Colorado. High profile debacles re-ignited a debate over gun control both locally and federally. After countless decades of debate, lawmakers have yet to design a gun policy that doesn't...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 2:04 PM
PATH Train service between Lower Manhattan and New Jersey resumes Monday, as will service on the Long Island Rail Road's Long Beach branch.
As of 5 a.m. Monday, PATH trains will be making stops at the following stations: Newark, Harrison, Journal Square,...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 6:16 PM
Problems have cleared up for most Subway and bus riders in New York City. But commuting on the Long Island Rail Road continues to be a nightmare since the storm.
The reason is that train travel through the East River tunnels has been cut back this month...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 6:41 AM
A per tradition, the famous Rockefeller Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony will take place tonight.
Also per tradition is the traffic that follows. 'Gridlock Sam' spoke with PIX11's Lisa Mateo about how to navigate through the worst of the standstills.