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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. 302 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. 163 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. 220 more words


MTA Board Approves New Grand Central Food Hall

A spokesman for the Metropolitan Transit Authority confirmed today that the proposal to bring a food hall and Nordic themed restaurant to Grand Central has been approved by the board. 213 more words


LIRR Union Leaders Might Skip Next Round Of Negotiations With MTA

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — With a possible strike looming next month, Long Island Rail Road union officials are threatening to skip the next scheduled negotiating session with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, arguing the agency is not bargaining in good faith and is guilty of “cheap political grandstanding.” 399 more words


Report: Rockaway Subway Stations Among Highest In Crime

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Four of the top 10 stations with the highest crime rate are on the Rockaway Peninsula, according to a comprehensive subway safety report released by the New York Daily News. 273 more words