| Oct 28, 2012
| 7:46 AM
The MTA will suspend subway, buses and LIRR and Metro-North commuter trains starting at 7 p.m. Sunday as officials take seriously predictions of high winds and life-threatening storm surges from monster storm Hurricane Sandy.
The shutdown process will...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 9:45 PM
Historic Hurricane Sandy slammed the tri-state area Monday, leaving millions without power in the region, the lower Manhattan skyline darkened, sea water rushing into subway and car tunnels, and Hudson River water spilling deep into Manhattan streets.
| Oct 28, 2012
| 2:08 PM
With potentially historic Hurricane Sandy barreling toward the tri-state area, the MTA will begin to shut down the region's mass-transportation system at 7 p.m. Sunday and city officials have enacted mandatory evacuation for the more than a quarter-of-a-...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 8:38 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Air travel was starting to get back to normal Wednesday in the wake of Superstorm Sandy.
More than 19,500 flight have been canceled as a result of the storm, according to flight tracking site FlightAware.com.
Some 7,074 flights...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 8:00 AM
***Governor Cuomo announced Wednesday night that MTA fares for rail, subway and buses will be waived both Thursday and Friday.***
**October monthly passes are valid through Monday, November 5**
Limited commuter rail service has been...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 6:51 AM
Hurricane Sandy may have left the area, but her effects are still being felt in the tri-state area. Here are some helpful resources and tips to keep in mind:
NEED TO KNOW
Gov. Cuomo announced Thursday that, starting Friday, New Yorkers whose homes or...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 7:16 AM
NEW YORK, Oct 30 (Reuters) - The giant storm Sandy wreaked havoc on the New York City subway system, flooding tunnels, garages and rail yards and threatening to paralyze the nation's largest mass-transit system for days.
"The New York City subway...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 4:01 PM
A powerful nor'easter slammed the tri-state area with an unexpected jolt of heavy snow that dumped several inches of snow across parts of a region just starting to recover from Superstorm Sandy.
High wind warnings were in effect for the region, with...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 7:31 AM
Police arrived to the LIRR station in Queens Wednesday to find that an MTA officer had been stabbed and the suspect was found shot dead at the scene, according to MTA officials and police.
The suspect, unprovoked, attacked Officer John Barnett by pulling...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Hurricane Irene menaces Broadway, other cultural institutions...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 4:22 PM
They've been talking about a new arena in Brooklyn for so long that you began to doubt it was ever going to get built. But it is, and the first sporting event for the Barclays Center has been announced. It's a preseason NHL hockey game between the New...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 4:32 PM
In the opening moments of HBO's disquieting new documentary Hard Times: Lost on Long Island, balding, bespectacled Alan Fromm — an unemployed corporate trainer — catalogs the catastrophes he survived prior to losing his job a year earlier:...