Monday, September 30, 2013
By Jackie Lam : WNYC
In its first City Council hearing since revamping its Collision Investigation Squad, NYPD officers said the unit was investigating more crashes -- and staffing up.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
An official at the Federal Railroad Administration says the agency inspected the area where a commuter train derailed and collided with another in Connecticut last week just two days before the accident.
Monday, May 20, 2013
Two thousand feet of chewed up track and bent rails is a lot. This MTA video shows the magnitude of the job ahead at the place where two trains collided Friday. Purposefully so, so you don't get too mad while it takes a while to get Metro-North service fully up and running. Officials say that could take well into the week.
Sunday, May 19, 2013
The MTA and Connecticut DOT will be offering bus and train shuttle service this week while the tracks and overhead lines are repaired at the site of Friday's collision. But the transportation authority is cautioning passengers to plan for significant travel delays, and to expect crowded trains and buses.
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Two Metro-North trains collided near Bridgeport, Connecticut, Friday during the height of the evening rush hour, injuring some 72 passengers, 3 critically. Train service to New Haven is suspended at least through the weekend, and Amtrak is suspending all Northeast Corridor between New York and New Haven indefinitely.
Tuesday, March 30, 2010
After 15 years and several false starts, the Large Hadron Collider research program has finally begun. Early this morning, 3300 feet below the Swiss-French border near Geneva, it successfully smashed two protons at record-setting energies.