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Briarwood »

Briarwood Subway Entrance Nearing Completion After Year-Long Delay

The entrance was initially scheduled to open last fall.

Bushwick »

Advocates Want More Safety Improvements at Deadly Ridgewood Intersection

A ban on turns during peak hours did not apply to buses at the time of a man's death on Oct. 30, 2014.

St. George »

Train Derails at Staten Island Ferry, MTA Says

No passengers were reported injured in the accident, MTA officials said.

Forest Hills »

Meet the Man in Charge of the NYPD's Twitter Outreach Program

Deputy Commissioner Zachary Tumin said a strong social media presence is a "must-have tool" for police.

Pelham Bay »

Zerega and Buhre Ave. 6 Line Stations Will Be Closed Through 2015

The stations will close from Saturday, July 5 until February 2015, the MTA says.

Upper East Side »

Second Ave. Subway Delays Cast Doubt on 2016 Completion, Consultant Says

The MTA's independent consultant cited " significant schedule risks" in the long-in-the-works project.

Forest Hills »

Man Briefly Trapped When New Forest Hills Subway Elevator Breaks Down

The newly installed elevator was down for more than a day.

Woodside »

F Train Had Most Delays Among Subway Lines in 2013, Report Says

The F had more than 300 delay alerts in 2013, more than any other line, a transit advocacy group said.

Kips Bay »

Woman Paid $9K by MTA for Falling Off Bus Turned Out to Be Lying: Police

Reyna Geraldino got $9,000 in medical bills paid by the MTA, but turned out to be lying, police said.

Ditmars »

N Train Service in Astoria Suspended This Weekend for Noise Mitigation Work

Shuttle buses will run in place of trains between Queensboro Plaza and Ditmars Boulevard.

Soundview »

45-Year-Old Subway Surfer Dies Riding Atop 6 Train, NYPD Says

A man was riding atop a 6 train through Soundview when he hit his head, police said.

Jackson Heights »

Subway Store Selling Soccer Apparel and CDs Going Out of Business

La Villita Records inside the 74th Street station is set to close, according to its owner.

Forest Hills »

Forest Hills Subway Station Renovation to End in March, MTA Says

The $25 million project brings three new elevators to the station.

Kew Gardens »

Plan to Use Longer Q10 Buses Irks Kew Gardens Residents

Residents say the buses are too long for the neighborhood's narrow streets.

Long Island City »

Businesses and MTA Negotiate Ad Campaign as 7 Train Suspensions Begin

Business owners said they're already seeing the effects of the train suspensions.

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