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  • The MTA and transit workers union have reached a new contract that gives subway and bus workers raises after five years.
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  • LIRR service has been restored in both directions on the Ronkonkoma, Huntington and Port Jefferson Branches, following a fire east of Westbury.
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  • Attention subway riders, get ready for a lot of weekend repair work underground.
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  • Commuters on the Long Island Railroad who use ticket vending machines should check their accounts for unathorized withdrawals.
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  • bqe overturned tractor trailer
  • The crash happened on the northbound side just past Atlantic Avenue, where the highway travels above the southbound lanes.
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  • Northbound express lanes on the New Jersey Turnpike in Englewood were closed Tuesday after a pedestrian was struck and killed.
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  • New Jersey Transit says NEC, NJCL, RVL, and Midtown Directs have resumed service between Newark and NY after a brush fire in the Kearny/Newark area caused earlier suspensions.
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  • The average cost of a gallon of regular gasoline in the U.S. rose 5 cents, to $3.56, during the past two weeks.
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  • President Barack Obama on Thursday appointed a second Presidential Emergency Board to help resolve a labor dispute between the Long Island Rail Road and some of its employees.
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  • The Metropolitan Transportation Authority said Wednesday it plans to install video cameras and audio recorders on most Metro-North Railroad and Long Island Rail Road trains.
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  • metro north train
  • A Federal Railroad Administration review says the Metro-North commuter railroad has a "deficient safety culture."
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  • The Social Security numbers and other personal information of about 15,000 New York City transit workers has been found on a CD inside a refurbished computer sold by a retailer, according to a letter obtained by The Associated Press.
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  • PATH service between Newark and Journal Square has resumed with residual delays after crews repaired a pole leaning over the tracks.
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  • Metro-North has restored all service to and from Grand Central Terminal after the explosion and building collapse next to Metro-North's tracks running above Park Avenue in East Harlem.
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  • Service between Huntington and Hicksville on the Port Jefferson Branch was suspended for much of Tuesday morning after person was killed.
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  • The MTA's FASTRACK program will be affecting trains in Manhattan through early Friday morning.
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  • The average U.S. price of a gallon of gasoline has jumped 10 cents over the past two weeks.
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  • new jersey turnpike crash
  • Commuters in New Jersey faceda nightmare morning commute after a major accident shut down the Turnpike.
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  • New Jersey Transit service has resumed on the Northeast Corridor , North Jersey Coast Line and Midtown direct lines after an open portal bridge caused suspensions.
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  • metro north train
  • Metro-North Railroad's two top executives have told Connecticut legislators that the commuter rail line has installed new technology, slowed trains and made internal management changes to improve service.
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  • pothole road highway
  • It's no secret that we have had one of the worst winters in many years when it comes to pot holes and rough streets. You only have to look down at the West Side Highway to see how bad. But now, a new report reveals that drivers are truly paying for it.
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  • linden train derailment
  • The minor derailment is affecting service on Northeast Corridor and North Jersey Coast Line trains, as well as Amtrak.
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  • tappan zee bridge
  • The New York Thruway Authoriity says intense winter weather and the freeze/thaw cycle have created a significant pothole problem on the roadway north of the bridge.
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  • The MTA is creating a senior management post to oversee safety issues in the wake of derailments over the past year.
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  • metro north train
  • A conductor on the Metro-North Railroad has apologized to Connecticut commuters for an express train that failed to show up, delaying their trip into New York City.
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  • AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in the state on Friday was $3.34, up 7 cents from last week.
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  • Drivers faced major delays at the outbound Lincoln Tunnel Thursday night, first because of an accident, and then a truck leaking oil.
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  • The latest winter storm has created hazardous travel conditions around the Tri-state area, witht his new round of overnight snow making for a messy Tuesday commute.
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  • The World Trade Center and Exchange Place PATH stations will be closed this weekend for long term upgrades.
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  • This rough winter is not just hard on people, but also tough on roads.
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  • Amtrak says the suspensions Wednesday are meant to reduce the exposure of passengers, crews and equipment to extreme weather.
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  • A minor New Jersey Transit train derailment in Orange, New Jersey is causing delays for the commute home.
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  • Signal problems knocked out service on nearly the entire length of the number 1, 2 and 3 subway lines for more than an hour this morning.
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  • The Port Authority announced that weekend service between Exchange Place and the World Trade Center will be suspended into early 2015 to install safety equipment, starting next weekend.
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  • weekend subway work
  • If you plan to take the New York City subway this weekend, the MTA is doing repair work on ten lines that could affect your trip.
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  • PATH trains are running again out of the World Trade Center, but falling ice created a nightmare commute for hundreds of riders.
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  • Long Island Rail Road workers authorize strike if no deal
  • Long Island Rail Road's largest union has unanimously voted to strike, with a walkout possible as soon as March.
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  • There are residual delays on the George Washington Bridge due to an earlier accident.
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  • secaucus mass transit super bowl
  • The head of New Jersey's transit agency on Monday defended the response to delays for thousands of fans leaving the Super Bowl by train, as officials sought to understand how ridership estimates could have been so far off base.
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  • secaucus mass transit super bowl
  • The first outdoor, cold-weather Super Bowl in the nation's most congested region confounded skeptics on the first count, as unseasonably warm temperatures served as a pleasant backdrop for Sunday's NFL title game. But long delays leaving MetLife Stadium for the thousands who heeded organizers' advice and took mass transit left a sour taste.
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  • A collision between two tractor trailers forced the shutdown of eastbound upper level lanes at the George Washington Bridge.
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  • lirr delays
  • Service on the westbound LIRR has been restored from Jamaica Station into Penn Station after being suspended earlier due to a smoke and rail condition in the East River tunnels.
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  • The Midtown Direct train with 800 passengers aboard left Dover for New York City when it lost power near Secaucus Wednesday.
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  • subway trash can removal
  • The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says its pilot program to reduce trash in the subway system is working and it will remove refuse cans at an additional 29 stations.
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  • The MTA predicts more delays for the East Side Access, which would link LIRR trains to Grand Central Terminal.
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  • mta super bowl metrocards
  • There are four of the special Metrocards, each with a unique front. On the back, they all say: "Together, the National Football League and the New York/NewJersey Super Bowl Host Committee are bringing the greatest game to the greatest region."
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  • The MTA's FASTRACK program will be affecting trains in Brooklyn through early Friday morning.
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  • The average U.S. price of gasoline has dipped 3.5 cents a gallon in the past two weeks and prices in California have fallen nearly 8 cents in the same time period.
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  • albertson fire
  • Service has been restored after an earlier suspension on the Oyster Bay Branch due to a 4-alarm fire in Albertson.
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  • new jersey transit
  • New Jersey Transit trains are back on track after an earlier track fire had caused big delays on Friday.
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