Greg Mocker joined PIX11 in April 2010 and he has been on the trail of something different ever since.
He was awarded the NY Emmy for best transportation reporter in 2017.
He began his journalism career in 1995 as a Reporter/ Bureau Chief at KTEN in Ardmore, OK. He moved to WJBF in Augusta, GA and then in 1999 to KOB in Albuquerque, NM. At both stations he served as a Reporter/Anchor and covered City Hall and neighborhood issues. He worked at KPHO in Phoenix, AZ until 2007.
In 2008 Mocker moved to New York to produce and create video content for TurnHere and StudioNow.
At PIX11, Mocker has focused on the MTA and city agencies. He has been accused of being “overly dogged.” He is best known for removing a television from the lake at Prospect Park in Brooklyn.
Mocker graduated from Ohio University bachelor’s degree in Journalism. He lives in Queens.
Fares and tolls help pay for the daily operation of the system. A different funding budget pays for improvements and new projects. Congestion pricing can only be used to fund new projects. As the MTA board looks to the next operating budget, they’re projecting it to be hundreds of millions of dollars short. MTA officials says there will be no budget-driven service cuts. The budget includes in 2021 and 2023, as it has for the past few years, a 4% […]
MANHATTAN — More than 700,000 people travel through Grand Central terminal every day. One of the emergency crews assigned to the facility is the Fire Brigade. It’s part of Metro-North Emergency Management. Twenty full time employees have been trained and certified by the state. They staff the brigade on shifts that run 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The response time in the terminal is less than two minutes. A big part of the job is also fire […]
The swipe won’t be the only option at more stations next month. MTA officials unveiled the next several stations where OMNY (One Metro New York) contactless readers will be available starting next month: Penn Station (1, 2, 3, A, C, E) Whitehall Street (R, W) South Ferry (1) 86th Street — Bay Ridge (R) Sutphin Blvd.-Archer Avenue-JFK (E, J, Z) St. George and Tompkinsville stations on the Staten Island Railway Additionally, by year’s end, OMNY will be available at several […]
The Manhattan Campus of The New York Public Library has a story to tell. A big project to redesign the Mid-Manhattan Branch along 5th Avenue at 40th Street started in August 2017. A grand re-opening is on schedule for the Spring of 2020. There are several projects underway at the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building. For more than a hundreds years, it has been a center for researchers, readers and visitors. The world-famous lions were cleaned with lasers and some new […]
News about delays and service changes arrives in an endless stream on the twitter feed for the official New York City subway account. On Friday evening, it announced the one millionth follower to the account. It provides real-time information about work plans and even offers directions. Created in 2009, it is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. To mark the milestone, MTA NYC Transit released a video in which employees, many of whom write and post the […]
The Museum of Food and Drink dishes up a story. It explores “the ways food and beverage impact our culture, politics, economy and history.” Founded in 2005, it moved into its present space in 2015 at 62 Bayard Street across from McCarren Park in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The current exhibition celebrates the birth and evolution of Chinese-American restaurants. It also features chef-designed tastings of some of the food and dishes described in the exhibit. Click here for tickets and information about […]
Neighbors at a building in the Mitchell Houses are tired of the ups and downs. They say the two elevators in the building along Lincoln Avenue are not dependable. On Wednesday, some neighbors had to wait four hours to get back to their homes. A NYCHA Spokesperson emailed PIX11 News Wednesday evening to say elevator staff had restored one car and the “special team mechanics are working to restore the second car tonight.” Activists and neighbors say they will continue […]
Art and music have a home along Saint Nicholas Avenue in Harlem. Harlem School of the Arts provides students access to arts programs in music, dance, theater and design. The facility operates after-school and weekend activities that run during the course of the school year. The $9.5-million renovation project was funded by the Herb Alpert Foundation. It will open and optimize the spaces for a wide range of events, exhibitions, and performances. “I am always delighted when I enter HSA […]
With more action around MetLife Stadium than ever before, with American Dream now at least partially open, Monday night’s NFL matchup between the Giants and Cowboys featured more parking options — and more traffic.
NEW YORK — The party runs for more than 26 miles through New York City. More than 50,000 runners will take to the 2019 New York City Marathon Sunday morning and travel through the five boroughs. Along the way, thousands of cheering fans will offer encouragement and support. While runners are making their final preparations, businesses along the course are getting ready for their biggest day of the year. Mile 17 is a restaurant and bar at 1st Avenue and 75th […]