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The Peekskill signs at the city's made-over Metro-North station look like something ripped from the cover of a Grateful Dead album.
Flowering vines creep around railings and columns to spell "Peekskill" beneath the station platform's eaves and above elevator banks.
Artist Jan Taylor says it wasn't Jerry Garcia or his band mates that she had in mind when she designed the carbon...Read more »
Few agencies live by the numbers more than the MTA.
After all, the perpetually cash-strapped transportation agency has a $12.6 billion budget with a $450 million hole in it. Gaps that big can drive a bean counter crazy. Not to mention reporters with limited math skills.
Or Metro-North riders. Last month, they started kicking in an extra 8.2 to 9.3 percent per ticket for a ride on...Read more »
Five Metro-North stations on the Harlem Line will be getting a spring cleaning.
Teams called station gangs will be swarming stations at Crestwood, Valhalla, North White Plains, Hawthorne and Pleasantville in the coming weeks, armed with hammers and paint brushes.
The gangs -- made up of sheet metal workers, mechanics, plumbers and paint crews -- will be giving each station a fresh coat...Read more »
Metro-North President Howard Permut joined local officials Friday to praise the work of union workers who've been brightening stations along the commuter rail line with fresh paint jobs.
The so-called Paint Gang initiative has saved money and time by having workers show up each morning at a station so they can spend their full shift painting.
“Metro-North wants to be a good neighbor...Read more »