As the New York Post notes, he was reading the NY Post.
As the Daily News sees it, the man was reading a “newspaper.”
Cooper was recorded by a passenger yesterday around 8:30 as he leafed through the tabloid.
Metro-North said this is not standard operating procedure.
“Reading anything, texting or using cell phones while operating a train is totally unacceptable,” Metro-North said in a statement. “Metro-North is taking action to ensure this does not happen again. Every member of every train crew is being reinstructed today that this behavior will not be tolerated.”