Accidents

MTA Bus Gets Stuck In Sinkhole

Talk about your commute giving you that sinking feeling, a MTA bus on the B49 line got stuck in a sinkhole in Brooklyn after a water main break occurred due to the deep freeze conditions. Here is more via a report from ABC 7 Eyewitness News: An MTA bus was briefly stuck in a sinkhole […]


MTA Worker Injured In Work Train Accident

The big transit news of the week in NYC was the closure of the 53rd Street tunnel which has caused service changes to the & . Now comes word that a MTA worker was injured when two work trains involved in work on the project bumped into each other. Meghan Giannotta of AM New York […]


Amtrak Derailment In Washington State

Sadly another rail tragedy has struck our country as an Amtrak derailment in Washington state has claimed the life of at least 6 people as of this entry. The derailment occurred on Amtrak train number 501 which was on its inaugural run of a new service between Seattle & Portland that used a recently constructed […]


MTA Allegedly Uses Secret Cleanup Crews

Last Friday the MTA lost a case against Manuel Reyes who was allegedly suffered disabling injuries due to an accident on a Queens bus back in 2007. However the verdict of the case is not what is sending shockwaves through the transit world, it is the allegation that the MTA has secret cleanup crews to […]


A Train Derailment Near 125th Street

When riders boarded a Queens-bound train this morning, they assumed it would just be another regular commute to their destination. Unfortunately that was not the case after a minor derailment this morning just outside the 125th Street station that caused as of press time 34 injuries. Andrew Siff & Jennifer Millman of NBC New York […]