| 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...
| 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.
| Nov 13, 2012
| 4:16 PM
Closed since it filled with water during superstorm Sandy, The Hugh L. Carey Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel finally opened to general traffic Tuesday afternoon.
The tunnel, which allows an average of 49,500 cars to drive from the southern tip of Manhattan to...
| 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...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Hurricane Irene menaces Broadway, other cultural institutions...
| Oct 5, 2010
| 6:33 PM
Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn, which is a major subway and Long Island Rail Road hub, was the showcase for new, high-tech signs today. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority temporarily installed help centers and giant television screens which...
| Oct 11, 2010
| 7:59 AM
The New York City Department of Transportation has closed several streets in Manhattan for the City's annual Columbus Day Parade on Monday. Several government agencies and businesses are also closed for the holiday.
The 66th Annual Columbus Day Parade...
| Oct 12, 2010
| 1:27 PM
A Long Island Railroad engineer accused of allowing a passenger to drive the train, made a deal with Nassau prosecutors Tuesday and pleaded to a lesser charge.
Ronald Cabrera, 41, of Port Jefferson, admitted to allowing the William Kutsch, 48, into the...
| May 7, 2010
| 5:47 AM
Long Island Rail Road customers can expect more crowded trains, dirtier stations and fewer ticket agents as the MTA has announced a new round of cuts aimed at closing its $400 million budget deficit.
LIRR president Helena Williams says the reductions are...
| May 25, 2010
| 8:13 AM
The Long Island Railroad reported a spike in the number of trains running through stop signals so far this year.
Already eight trains have gone through the stop signals in 2010, according to the LIRR. In all of 2009 five trains violated the rules and...