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Brookhaven Officials Call For Extended Electric Rail Service On LIRR

PATCHOGUE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Extending electric train service on the Long Island Rail Road’s Montauk Branch would increase ridership, improve service and help boost the East End economy, Brookhaven officials say. 202 more words


MTA Takes Over Rebuilding Of Cortlandt Street Subway Station Destroyed On 9/11

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — A New York City subway station that was destroyed when the World Trade Center towers collapsed onto it in 2001 is still under construction and likely won’t reopen until 2018. 420 more words


Metro-North Conductor Shoved By Commuter In Fare Dispute

HARTFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork/AP) – A spokeswoman for Metro-North Railroad says a conductor was shoved by a commuter in a fare dispute, prompting police to clear the train of riders. 110 more words


A Fast-Track Plan to Upgrade New York's Crumbling Infrastructure

Throughout New York’s history, change has been a constant feature of the city’s transportation infrastructure. Well, it used to be.

Aside from the long-delayed Second Avenue subway, civil engineers haven’t had much work to do in the past five decades. 1,084 more words

Action Under The Streets Of New York City

Action Under The Streets of New York City

Railway Age put together a great article on all the cool things happening underground in New York City: … 283 more words

Public Transit

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If the MTA's debt were a GDP …

One of the eye-popping financial figures being much talked about in the New York City media over the past few days is the Straphangers Campaign… 300 more words

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Pellet Gun Possibly Used To Shatter Windows Of 2 Metro Buses In South L.A.

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Authorities say the windows of two Metropolitan Transportation Authority buses were shattered, possibly by a pellet gun, in South Los Angeles. 199 more words