Category Archives: StationStops

StationStops: Stamford Station to Lose 800 Parking Spots

The so-called City That Works will have to work a little harder to stay productive in 2010. Yes, the already tight parking situation at the massive Metro-North stop in Stamford just got a bit tigher, reports StationStops, as a building … Continue reading

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Platform Jumpers Defy Gravity, Rules

StationStops offers some intriguing video–and commentary–on the Generation Xbox pastime of jumping from train platform to train platform, over the tracks and the dreaded third rail. The video appears to have been shot along the 7 line in Queens. SS … Continue reading

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“Meet the Commuter Day” in CT

The Connecticut Rail Commuter Council holds its “Meet the Railroad/Meet the Commuter” day tomorrow from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m.¬†at South Norwalk station. The Council, a volunteer group of commuters who meet with Metro-North on behalf of all Connecticut riders, … Continue reading

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TV Reporters Arrested While Filming Train Station

A reporter and camera man from Hartford TV station WFSB were arrested late last week by MTA police while filming a piece on a new train station in West Haven, Connecticut, reports the New Haven Register. Leon Collins and his … Continue reading

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A Peek Inside the New M8 Cars

Our Metro-North blogger brethren StationStops has some very well-produced video taken at the New Haven Metro-North station that offers a glimpse inside the futuristic M8 cars that are slated to pop up on the New Haven Line next year. StationStops … Continue reading

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Midnight 6-Train to Georgia

Our Metro-North-obsessed brethren Station Stops has some great video of an R&B singer named Alice Tan Ridley belting some tunes out in the subways. It’s the kind of stuff that makes you remember how great it is to live in … Continue reading

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How to Get 30 Seats to Yourself

The new 5:57 a.m. train rolling out of Waterbury, Conn. yesterday kicked off with much more of a whimper than a bang, reports the Hartford Courant. The good people of Waterbury petitioned the MTA for the early train (the earliest … Continue reading

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