Bus Driver Arrested For Crash Death

This past Tuesday, I wrote about Carol Bell, the elderly woman who was struck & killed by a NYC Transit bus in the early morning hours that was headed back to the East New York Depot. I opined that I was very curious about the investigation as I found it hard to believe the driver […]

NYC Transit Bus Kills Elderly Woman

In a sad piece of transit news, an elderly woman named Carol Bell was struck & killed by a bus this morning in Brooklyn as it headed back to the East New York Depot. Benjamin Mueller of the New York Times has more: A Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus hit a 70-year-old woman who was crossing […]

Former MTA Chairman E. Virgil Conway Dies

Some sad news to report as former MTA Chairman E. Virgil Conway has died at the age of 85. Here is more via press release: E. Virgil Conway, who served as both Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) chairman and as a member of the MTA Board, died Wednesday in Southampton, New York. He was 85. After […]

MTA Worker Commits Suicide In Subway Station

Sadly the weekend got off to a grim start in the world of transit as a MTA maintenance worker committed suicide after jumping in front of a Bronx-bound shortly before the afternoon rush hour on Friday. Rocco Parascandola of the New York Daily News has more: The MTA maintenance worker was killed Friday afternoon when […]

Metro-North Accident Leaves 7 Dead

Unfortunately tragedy has once again struck the Metro-North Railroad as 7 people were killed after a Harlem line train struck a Jeep sitting on the tracks in Valhalla. Here is more via a report from Pete Donohue & Joseph Stepansky of the New York Daily News: Seven people were killed and 12 others injured Tuesday […]