The Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced a labor deal with the union representing workers for New York's subway system. The deal could have an impact on a looming strike on the Long Island Rail Road this summer.
Metro-North is undergoing a lot of changes these days, from a new president to infrastructure and safety improvements sparked by last year’s derailments. But the rail company’s overhaul has caused delays and service disruptions that is stoking commuters' frustration.
An audit says employees of New York public authorities are paid more than 7 billion dollars a year. The New York Comptroller’s office performed the audit to look at how the authorities are using public money.
Even to discerning eyes, skimming devices aren't easy to spot. Especially when you're rushing to make a train. The MTA and the Nassau County DA's office say they have arrested four people on charges of stealing credit card information by using so-called skimming devices at LIRR stations. Thousands of credit and debit card numbers were found during the arrests. Authorities allege a married couple and two accomplices rigged nine ticket vending machines in Nassau County with scanners capable of reading card information.