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Power outage snarls subway service in the Bronx

NEW YORK (PIX11) — A power outage has shut subway service on the Nos. 2 and 5 lines in both directions from 149 St – Grand Concourse to E 180 St. 92 more words


Oy! MTA plans toll and fare hike -- and another one looms after that!

NEW YORK (PIX11) — Get ready to pay more for your commute.

The MTA announced plans Monday to move forward with a planned toll and fare hike starting next year, but the increase may not be as high as originally thought. 195 more words


A Lesson in Patent Defects

As years pass following construction of a project, patent versus latent defect issues can become the tail that wags the dog in construction disputes since each has their own separate statute of limitations – four years for patent defects and 10 years for latent defects. 689 more words


Just how safe are NYC bridges?

NEW YORK (PIX11) – The NYPD could be seen everywhere on the Brooklyn Bridge Friday.

There was a high-level meeting of counter-terrorism top brass literally on the top of the Manhattan tower of the Brooklyn Bridge. 203 more words


Will the ferry be back for riders dealing with a major subway shutdown?

Sandy-related repairs begin Friday night on the G line and run every day until September 2. The train will not run from Court Square in Long Island City to Nassau Avenue. 312 more words


Tish James Wants the Sleaze Off the Subway

Sleaze go away.

That’s the message Public Advocate Tish James had for New Yorkers and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority this morning, knocking the MTA for not doing enough to prevent sexual assaults from occurring on subway cars. 595 more words

G Subway Line Shuts Down For 5 Weeks For Superstorm Sandy Repairs

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – A portion of the G subway line that connects Brooklyn and Queens has been shut down and will remain out of service for five weeks. 383 more words