Jim O'Grady

Reporter, WNYC News

Jim O'Grady appears in the following:

Transit Schedules Beefed Up for Holiday Rush

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

WNYC

You may now flee to your ancestral homes. MTA and NJ Transit are adding extra trains and buses over the Thanksgiving holiday to handle the busiest three travel days of the year.

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Engine Blowout, Not Birds, Forced Flight Back to JFK

Monday, November 22, 2010

WNYC

FAA investigators say Engine 1 on a Delta flight to Moscow failed on Sunday, forcing pilots to fly back to Kennedy Airport using Engine 2. The Boeing 767 escaped serious damage, and avoided a possible crash, when turbine blades from inside the damaged engine shot into the air but missed the fuselage of the plane. It's unknown if the first engine caught fire at any point.

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Bloomberg Pushes Subway to New Jersey

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

WNYC

ARC is dead. Long live ARC in a different guise.

Tuesday's announcement that the city is seriously exploring sending the No. 7 subway line to New Jersey rippled through press conferences and urban planning groups. At a press conference to announce a comic book to help job seekers, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said the crush of riders between New York and New Jersey continues to rise, and that reality demands more cross-Hudson transit capacity.

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