A commuter train hit a tractor-trailer Monday whose operator had driven to a rail crossing after leaving the scene of an earlier crash, transit authorities said. Nine train passengers suffered minor injuries.
Connecticut is boosting service along two Metro-North rail lines as ridership on the commuter railroad moves closer to pre-pandemic levels.
The LIRR is now carrying 66% of its pre-pandemic ridership, while Metro-North is carrying 67% of its pre-pandemic ridership.
The MTA loses millions of dollars each year from people who evade paying fares and tolls and now wants to crack down on scofflaws.
Call it "mask confusion" as a dizzying set of rule updates on mask mandates in the New York City region are leaving travelers unclear where and when they need to mask up.
New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority will receive an additional $769 million. Gov. Kathy Hochul called it a victory for New Yorkers.
The MTA is testing major changes to its fare structure, passing a new pilot program that would cap costs for riders as long as they use the new tap-and-pay OMNY system.
Amtrak and the MTA have struck a deal on two key rail projects in the New York region. Amtrak will upgrade rail lines north of Manhattan to allow Metro-North trains to access Penn Station. And the MTA will help rehab Amtrak-owned tunnels under the East River that were damaged by Superstorm Sandy.
Weekday service will return to 82% of pre-pandemic levels, and weekend service will return to 100% of pre-pandemic levels.
Wearing a mask while riding subways, buses, and railroads is still required under state and federal rules. But the MTA says compliance has fallen a bit.
The MTA, LIRR and PATH restored most service but other mass transit agencies were still dealing with cancelations and disruptions.
Video from SkyFOX showed several places along the Hudson River where the hillside has collapsed.
Gov. Ned Lamont pledged to make the trip from New Haven to New York 10 minutes faster as early as 2022.
The governor has nominated Sarah Feinberg as chair of the MTA board and Janno Lieber as CEO of the MTA. They will replace Patrick Foye, who has held both titles for just over two years.
In an effort to increase vaccinations across New York State, free tickets are being offered in exchange for getting vaccinated.
Will Pepe, who is facing a federal indictment, has lost his job at an MTA train yard in
A worker for Metro-North Railroad is accused of having 'intimate' encounters with a woman on MTA property while another worker is accused of abusing sick time.
Many services across the agency have reduced or suspended service as the storm moves away.
Will Pepe was in federal custody and was scheduled to make an initial court appearance Wednesday at the federal court in White Plains.
Federal regulators say the railroad industry has installed an automatic braking system on nearly 58,000 miles of track where it is required ahead of a yearend deadline.