Penn Station

Missing Vulnerable Adult Alert Issued For White Plains Woman

She may have taken a train to New York City, according to information police received.<p>WHITE PLAINS, NY — An 85-year-old woman with dementia is …

A Way Forward for New York-New Jersey Commuters

The people who commute into and around New York City are experiencing a harsh reality: After seven years of rapid employment growth, the city is facing multiple, potentially crippling transit problems. Record numbers of commuters are squeezing on to crowded trains on antiquated rail networks …

Opinion

Long Island Rail Road Trains Delayed After Service Halted

An Amtrak train stuck in an East River tunnel is snarling commutes.<p>NEW YORK, NY — An Amtrak train stuck in an East River tunnel is causing Wednesday …

Trains

Black sludge pours out of sink on LIRR train

@LIRR get your shit together, commuters are people too not just $$ machines. Today the LIRR hit a new unsanitary low, hopefully I don’t start …

Long Island Rail Road

Will you miss Gov. Chris Christie?

Gov. Chris Christie, one of the least popular New Jersey governors and failed presidential candidate, leaves today after eight years in office. Once …

New Jersey

Commuter Appalled By Brown Water Coming From LIRR Train Bathroom Sink

<b>HUNTINGTON, N.Y. (CBSNewYork)</b> — The Long Island Rail Road said it is cleaning sink faucets on all of its trains, after a video posted on Twitter …

Long Island Rail Road

The ugliest building in every US state, according to people who live there

Architecture is a form of art. When a city constructs a new building, it should add beauty to its streetscape.<p>But that doesn't always happen. Every town across the United States likely has a tower, a government complex, or an office building that residents wish never went up.<p>Business Insider asked …

College & University

Man struck, killed by train in Elizabeth, NJ Transit says

A railroad spokesperson said the Trenton-bound train struck the man around 11:20 p.m. Saturday.A man trespassing on railroad property in Elizabeth …

New Jersey

St. John’s bid for massive upset of No. 1 Villanova falls just short

Madison Square Garden was packed, and unwilling to divulge who was the home team. Villanova blue matched St. John’s red. Chants of “Let’s go …

College Basketball

MTA head Lhota: LIRR 'status quo absolutely cannot continue'

Delays, cancellations, uncomfortable conditions and inaccurate updates have marred rush hours over the last two weeks. During that time, the LIRR …

Long Island

Things could get a lot worse at Penn Station – Bloomberg

Bloomberg Surveillance<p>Bloomberg Surveillance. Live from London and New York, bringing insight on global markets and the top business stories of the …

Business

New Penn Station Concourse Floor Cracks During Cold Snap: Reports

Workers were seen filling up the fissures in the western concourse this week.<p>MIDTOWN MANHATTAN, NY — Penn Station's new western concourse located …

New York City

Why Penn Station Repairs Aren't Likely to Happen Anytime Soon

Bloomberg Businessweek's Devin Leonard discusses the infrastructure problems at Penn Station with Bloomberg's Vonnie Quinn and Shery Ahn on …

Business

Significant Digits For Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018

<i>Y</i><i>ou’re reading Significant Digits, a daily digest of the numbers tucked inside the news.</i><p>6 trains per hour<p>There are two 107-year-old train tunnels …

Overwatch League

Amtrak resolves power problem at Penn Station

NEW YORK — Amtrak says it has resolved a power problem that caused delays for rail passengers at New York’s Penn Station.<p>New Jersey Transit had said …

Trains

YIMBY's 2018 Construction Report has Seen a Decrease in the Height of Buildings

2017’s building applications has seen a rise in both Brooklyn and the Bronx, according to YIMBY’s construction report on New York. Despite a drop …

Architecture

British Isles

The two fans are from Wales across the Atlantic in the United Kingdom, where soccer is king and hockey isn't on most people's radar. For these two …

United Kingdom

B and Q Trains In Brooklyn Delayed After Prospect Park Track Fire

The track fire caused the trains to skip stations Thursday afternoon and caused delays on the B and Q lines going into Manhattan.<p>PROSPECT-LEFFERTS …

New York City

Judge Jeanine Misses Court Date | Patch PM

Luxury housing market tops $B; bank promotion scam; latest in Penn Station hell week; ICE 7-Eleven busts; movies out this weekend<p><i>Share-worthy stories</i> …

New York City

Crowdsourcing the Commute

Talk to Leigh Weaver, who commutes by bus from Livingston, N.J., to Midtown Manhattan, about what getting to work used to be like, and you’ll hear the all-too-familiar grievances about grinding traffic, suffocating crowds and cranky drivers.<p>But then, in September 2016 she learned about OurBus, a …

Midtown Manhattan

Workers patch up cracks in Penn Station’s new concourse

At least six large fissures wormed their way through the concourse after the recent frigid temperatures caused the building to settle just a little …

New York City

Carl's Jr. to open first Manhattan location this month

Has already debuted a Coney Island outpost<p>The fast-food chain Carl's Jr. said it will make its Manhattan debut at the end of the month.<p>The franchise …

Coney Island

Penn Station' Underwater Tunnels Are Falling Apart, Report Says

The concrete tunnels aren't dangerous now, but Amtrak doesn't know how long they'll hold.<p>MIDTOWN MANHATTAN, NY — Penn Station commuters have a long …

New York City

Demanding Answers: NJ TRANSIT Commuters Regularly Stuck Standing In Aisles

<b>SECAUCUS, N.J. (CBSNewYork)</b> — NJ TRANSIT commuters were frustrated and angry Wednesday night about yet another service issue – this time, there are …

NJ Transit

The Most Awful Transit Center in America Could Get Unimaginably Worse

To get to New York’s Penn Station, every northbound Amtrak passenger makes the last leg of their journey, through tunnels beneath the Hudson River, …

Charlie Chaplin

Penn Station’s new concourse is already falling apart

The floor of Penn Station’s newly opened “state-of-the-art” West End Concourse is full of gigantic cracks.<p>The $300 million underground concourse — …

New York City

Track repairs will gum up service at Penn Station through May

Penn Station’s “summer of hell” ended last September after crews completed eight weeks of emergency construction on tracks and interlocking …

New Jersey Transit

Transit impostor takes deal in latest bus-stealing escapade

A man who has been arrested 30 times for impersonating a transit worker, stealing buses and trains and driving their routes has taken a plea deal …

Crime

Rescue train breaks down on way to disabled train at Penn Station

A disabled train at Penn Station snarled rush-hour traffic in and out of the city Monday morning — and then the rescue train that arrived to pick up …

New York City

3 injured in NY Trump Tower heating system fire

Top StoriesNew Jersey Top StoriesMore>><p>Posted:Monday, January 8 2018 10:19 AM EST2018-01-08 15:19:37 GMT<p>New Jersey Transit says a person jumped into …

New Jersey