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MTA: Staten Island Railway Car Derails, No Injuries Reported

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A Staten Island Railway train car derailed Thursday, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority said.

No injuries have been reported.

The last car of the four-car train derailed as it approached St. 109 more words


Two Trains Taken Out of Service as Bedbug Infestation Hits NYC Subway

If you’re a regular commuter or tourist in New York City, here’s some exciting news: Earlier this week, MTA officials discovered that three N trains were infested… 72 more words


College Student Set To Sue MTA Over Queens Train Derailment

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A Queens college student is planning to sue the Metropolitan Transportation Authority over May’s F-train derailment in Woodside, Queens.

As CBS 2’s Scott Rapoport reported, 18-year-old Melanie Chandan, of Jamaica, Queens, claims she suffered injuries to her knee, arms and head in the May 2 accident. 338 more words


Report: LIRR Talks To Resume Monday

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)Negotiations aimed at avoiding a Long Island Rail Road strike are reportedly set to resume Monday.

A union source told Newsday talks between Metropolitan Transportation Authority management and LIRR labor unions will be held Monday, although the MTA would not confirm that to WCBS 880 on Sunday. 307 more words


Woman Hit By Train, Killed After Falling On Subway Tracks

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — A woman was fatally hit by a New York City subway train after falling on the tracks at a busy station, police said. 168 more words


Here’s Why I’m Bringing Countdown Clocks to Bus Stops

As one of the 11 City Council members who allocated funding from the city’s Fiscal Year 2015 budget for installation of bus stop countdown clocks, and as chair of the Council’s Committee on Aging, I felt it necessary to respond publicly to two ill-informed and poorly reasoned articles published last week. 701 more words

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton: MTA Should Install Cameras On New Subway Cars

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — With the Metropolitan Transportation Authority ordering up 1,000 new subway cars, NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton said he plans to speak to agency officials to try to convince them to equip each car with security cameras. 225 more words