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Over 100 people suffered non-life threatening injuries during rush hour this morning when a Long Island Rail Road train hit the bumper and came off the track at the Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn. According to the mayor's office, all of the injuries are minor, the most serious of the bunch being a broken leg. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, who's been heard from a lot at the start of 2017 due to the opening of the...
It is really, really cold out there. How cold is it? Cold enough that city officials are worried about frostbite. Cold enough that the high for the day is in the teens. Cold enough that the words "bitter" and "brutal" apply. Cold enough that waiting outside on a train platform is a miserably experience, no matter how many layers you've managed to bundle under your puffy coat. But that's what a bunch of Long...
The Monday after Thanksgiving, already a pretty fraught day of post-travel and post- or current Thanksgiving hangover, was a whole lot worse than normal for about 10,000 commuters who signed up for monthly MetroCard users. Thanks to a technical glitch, the combination MetroCard and Long Island Rail Road/Metro-North issued by mail for December had zero days worth of rides on them, leaving a whole lot of angry people banging on the touchscreens of MTA...
The words "public transportation" and "beautiful" don't usually belong in the same sentence, but we'll make an exception for this photography series coming to the New York Transit Museum. ¬†Photographer John Sanderson traced the tracks of the Metro North and Long Island Railroad through changing seasons, taking large-format pictures of New York State landscapes. The exhibit opens on September 13 and runs until February 1. Check out a sneak peek of Sanderson's work below.          

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