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Monday, Oct 5, 2015 at 06:36 PM EDT

Amtrak Train En Route to NYC Derails in Vermont, Injuring 7

Amtrak Train En Route to NYC Derails in Vermont, Injuring 7

An Amtrak passenger train en route to the New York area on its way to Washington, D.C., derailed in Vermont Monday after apparently striking rocks that were on the tracks, injuring seven people, at least one of...

Thursday, Oct 8, 2015 at 06:38 PM EDT

Exclusive: Dash Cam Captures Turnpike Tanker Explosion

Exclusive: Dash Cam Captures Turnpike Tanker Explosion

A pile of mattresses on top of a cargo van sprang loose onto the New Jersey Turnpike Wednesday afternoon, forcing a tanker truck driver to swerve so suddenly that his truck flipped over a guardrail and instantly...

Sunday, Oct 27, 2013 at 10:52 AM EDT

Faster Conn.-to-NYC Trains Face Stumbling Blocks

Faster Conn.-to-NYC Trains Face Stumbling Blocks

Many of Connecticut's shoreline commuters would love a faster trip to New York City, but aging railroad bridges and a backlog of transportation projects pose a pricey stumbling block of at least $3 billion.

Tuesday, Aug 27, 2013 at 02:11 PM EDT

MTA App Competition Asks Public to Vote

MTA App Competition Asks Public to Vote

The MTA is inviting the public to try out and weigh in on dozens of new apps designed to ease getting around.

Tuesday, Mar 20, 2012 at 01:46 PM EDT

Subway Pigeons Scared Off With Bird Call

Subway Pigeons Scared Off With Bird Call

Transit officials have a new weapon in their fight against pigeons at a Manhattan subway station: recorded bird chirps.

Monday, Apr 9, 2012 at 08:57 AM EDT

2 Arrested in iPhone Robbery of 81-Year-Old

2 Arrested in iPhone Robbery of 81-Year-Old

Police have arrested two teenagers in the iPhone robbery of an 81-year-old man who was pushed onto the subway tracks in Brooklyn when he tried to run after his assailants, authorities announced late Wednesday.

Monday, Mar 12, 2012 at 07:18 PM EDT

Envisioning High-Speed Train for Tri-State

Envisioning High-Speed Train for Tri-State

Imagine being able to skip the subway, and instead getting to places on high-tech trains traveling up to 300 miles an hour. Two Long Island men think it could happen in the tri-state area. Greg Cergol reports.

Tuesday, Mar 20, 2012 at 01:46 PM EDT

Dangerous Dust at 2nd Ave Subway Site: Report

Dangerous Dust at 2nd Ave Subway Site: Report

An air sample taken underground at the Second Avenue subway construction site had excessive levels of a dangerous dust particle, a federal safety inspection has found.

Tuesday, Mar 20, 2012 at 01:46 PM EDT

Cop Impersonators Assault, Rob Man in Subway

Cop Impersonators Assault, Rob Man in Subway

Two men pretending to be police officers assaulted and robbed a man in a Delancey Street subway station when he threatened to call the cops, authorities say.

Friday, Mar 9, 2012 at 05:58 PM EST

Exclusive: MTA Chairman on Fare Hike: "It's Going to Happen"

Exclusive: MTA Chairman on Fare Hike: "It's Going to Happen"

MTA Chairman Joseph Lhota told NBC New York in an exclusive interview Friday that fares are definitely going up in 2013. That means a base subway fare increases from $2.25 to $2.50.

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