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The M.T.A. Needs Help. Now.

The M.T.A. Needs Help. Now.

With ridership and revenues plummeting, New York’s transportation system needs an urgent infusion of federal money.
Expand Penn Station? Fight With Trump Stalls Tunnels to Get There

Expand Penn Station? Fight With Trump Stalls Tunnels to Get There

Governor Andrew Cuomo seems to have lost patience and is proposing new tracks at the transit hub, even if modern rail tunnels are not built.
Can Penn Station Handle 175,000 More Riders? Cuomo Thinks So

Can Penn Station Handle 175,000 More Riders? Cuomo Thinks So

The governor unveiled an ambitious plan to add eight tracks to the station’s existing 21-track layout.
$461,646 in Pay for One Worker: M.T.A. Overtime Scrutinized by Prosecutors

$461,646 in Pay for One Worker: M.T.A. Overtime Scrutinized by Prosecutors

Overtime abuse by workers at the Long Island Railroad is under scrutiny by federal prosecutors in Manhattan.
Why Overtime and a Trump Comparison Are Fueling Threats of a Subway Strike

Why Overtime and a Trump Comparison Are Fueling Threats of a Subway Strike

John Samuelsen, center, the head of the Transport Workers Union, and Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, fourth from left, are clashing over overtime pay. Transit officials said the costs were mostly for workers
Congestion Pricing Could Generate Billions of Dollars, but Now the Suburbs Want a Piece

Congestion Pricing Could Generate Billions of Dollars, but Now the Suburbs Want a Piece

Long Island residents want fees from congestion pricing to be used to improve service on the Long Island Rail Road.
L.I.R.R. Accident: How a Hazardous Rail Crossing Became a Deadly Crash Site

L.I.R.R. Accident: How a Hazardous Rail Crossing Became a Deadly Crash Site

Three occupants of a car died on Tuesday evening after the vehicle was struck by two Long Island Rail Road trains headed in opposite directions.
L.I.R.R. Collision: 3 Killed as 2 Trains Crash Into Car in Westbury

L.I.R.R. Collision: 3 Killed as 2 Trains Crash Into Car in Westbury

Officials at the scene in Westbury where two Long Island Rail Road trains crashed into a motor vehicle on Tuesday night, killing at least three people, according to the authorities.
Live Briefing: Snowstorm Pummels Eastern Seaboard

Live Briefing: Snowstorm Pummels Eastern Seaboard

Snow whipped across the sidewalk along Broadway in Manhattan on Wednesday. The city was projected to get around a foot of snow by the time the storm passed.
Second Storm of the Week Dumps Snow and Cripples Transit

Second Storm of the Week Dumps Snow and Cripples Transit

The storm intensified in the late afternoon, leaving commuters stuck at Pennsylvania Station in Manhattan during the evening rush hour on Wednesday.
Second Storm of the Week Dumps Snow and Cripples Transit

Second Storm of the Week Dumps Snow and Cripples Transit

The storm intensified in the late afternoon, leaving commuters stuck at Pennsylvania Station in Manhattan during the evening rush hour on Wednesday.
Failure to Screen for Sleep Apnea Led to 2 Recent Train Crashes

Failure to Screen for Sleep Apnea Led to 2 Recent Train Crashes

A New Jersey Transit commuter train crashed inside the Hoboken Terminal in 2016, killing a bystander and injuring more than 100 others.
Now the Real Work Begins on a Manhattan Congestion Plan

Now the Real Work Begins on a Manhattan Congestion Plan

Traffic on the F.D.R. Drive near the Manhattan Bridge. A state task force recently recommended charging drivers to enter the most congested parts of Manhattan as a way to ease traffic and also raise
Winter Storm Pounds Northeast With Wind, Snow and Flooding

Winter Storm Pounds Northeast With Wind, Snow and Flooding

The Lake in Central Park, where about eight inches of snow fell on Thursday.
The Most Expensive Mile of Subway Track on Earth

The Most Expensive Mile of Subway Track on Earth

Workers in the East Side Access tunnel, which will connect Grand Central Terminal in Manhattan with the Long Island Rail Road. The project’s costs have ballooned to nearly $3.5 billion for each new
Before Derailments at Penn Station, Competing Priorities Led to Disrepair

Before Derailments at Penn Station, Competing Priorities Led to Disrepair

Interlocking A, a sorting mechanism that routes trains entering and exiting Pennsylvania Station in New York City. Amtrak delayed major improvements before three trains derailed at the station this
Neighborhood Joint: Long Island’s Hockey-Beach-Sandwich Connection

Neighborhood Joint: Long Island’s Hockey-Beach-Sandwich Connection

Brand’s Deli, just blocks from Ocean Beach Park, is an essential stop for those seeking lunch to go.
Amtrak Riders to Share in Penn Station’s ‘Summer of Hell’

Amtrak Riders to Share in Penn Station’s ‘Summer of Hell’

Commuter trains in Penn Station, in part of a complex of tracks that Amtrak plans to begin repairing this summer.