Subway, bus riders face $50 fine for refusing to wear a mask

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he worries about an influx of car traffic into New York City and said he hopes the penalty will help encourage New Yorkers to return to public transit by lowering the possibility of getting infected while using transit.

MTA requesting federal funding

The MTA is pleading for help from federal lawmakers to try and stay afloat as it is currently losing $200M a week due to decreased ridership.

LIRR launches PPE vending machines at Penn Station

The Long Island Rail Road announced Thursday that it has changed two vending machines at two locations inside of Penn Station to allow customers to buy personal protective equipment to help stop the spread of coronavirus.

Tropical Storm Isaias batters NYC region

Tropical Storm Isaias battered the New York City region Tuesday and prompted the National Weather Service to activate numerous serious weather alerts for the area.