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Greg Mocker joined PIX11 in April 2010 and he has been on the trail of something different ever since.

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.

Recent Articles
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    Riders and tourists deal with NYC MTA transit changes this Memorial Day Weekend

    PIX11’s Greg Mocker asked some tourists in Battery Park about their visit and their travel around the city.

  • VIDEO: Go underground and inside the Second Avenue Subway

    Mark your calendars for December 2016. The MTA Capital Construction is saying the $4.45 billion project is on track to open on time and under budget. Phase 1 construction began in April 2007. It will change and extend the Q train from 63rd Street and Lexington in Manhattan to 96th Street. New stations are being built at 72nd, 86th and 96th Streets. Phase 2 takes the line to 125th Street. That project is included in the list of items for […]

  • Listen to subway performers auditioning for MTA music program

    The subways are noisy. But sometimes, it sounds more like a concert hall. The MTA chooses some performers for the “Music Under New York” Program. It started in 1985. More than 350 performers are participating. A panel of judges chooses some new performers each year. The chosen performers  are notified a few weeks after the auditions, which are held at Grand Central Terminal. Performers are allowed in subway stations regardless of their affiliation with the program. No permit is required. […]

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    MTA to focus on certain lines to address crowding and delays

    NEW YORK (PIX11) — Have you seen the video? The MTA announces plans to tackle growing overcrowding and delays in the system by targeting three especially hard-hit lines. The agency has unveiled tactics to address the problems on the 6, 7 and F lines in the coming months. Some of the efforts include adding more platform conductors to move people on and off trains, shortening departure announcements in order to close doors more quickly, and doing track inspections via a computerized rail […]

  • Railroads add some safety measures along Metro-North and LIRR

    The Amtrak derailment outside Philadelphia on Tuesday’s has focused attention on a safety measure called “Positive Train Control.” The automated system takes control of trains if the engineer does not respond to changes in the speed of a train as it passes certain points. It’s a complicated system that involves technology along the tracks and on the train. After a rail system crash in California in 2008 outside Los Angeles, the federal government required the computerized upgrade be in place […]

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    Amtrak service could resume Tuesday along Northeast Corridor

    Amtrak officials at a press conference outside Philadelphia on Thursday said service could resume next week.  Extensive repairs have to be made. Modified Amtrak service will continue between Washington and Philadelphia, Harrisburg and Philadelphia, and New York and Boston. There will be fewer trains. There is no Amtrak service planned for New York and Philadelphia through the weekend. NJ Transit ridership has increased and that system will continue to cross honor Amtrak and Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) tickets on […]

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    Riders deal with delays, power problems and MTA issues

    NEW YORK (PIX11) –– It has been a long day. During the morning rush on Monday, MetroCard Vending Machines at about 100 stations went off line. It was attributed to a communications problem from a cell carrier. By late afternoon, the connection problem was resolved. Signal problems plagued subway riders all day traveling between Queens and Manhattan. Into the evening, the 7 train was running with delays in both directions. The problems were linked to a signal problem at Grand […]

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    (VIDEO) See the view from under and above Grand Central Terminal in NYC

    This spring marks the 50th Anniversary of the law that created the New York City Landmark Preservation Commission and the procedures for saving history. It was signed into law in April 1965 after the demolition of the old Pennsylvania Station in 1963. The terminal offers tours of some areas. Get an inside look here from the top of the building to 10 stories underground.

  • Rat-battle heats up in NYC

    Here’s a warning for rats in New York City: keep running. An expanded effort to fight rats is included in the Mayor’s budget proposal. About $3 million is included to expand a program city-wide that has been credited with reducing rat populations and sightings almost completely. Reports say it includes strategic bait stations and in-the-field observations of rat behavior. The complete New York City budget totals more than $77 billion. Pest-control experts have advised the problem needs to be addressed […]

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    How will the city and state fund the MTA’s big projects?

    NEW YORK (PIX11) — Transportation and civic groups, after hearing that the proposed city of New York capital budget will include $125 million for the MTA Capital Program, are calling on the city to increase it. “We appreciate City Hall’s proposal to increase its annual contribution to the MTA Capital Program by $25 million. But the city needs to do much more to close the estimated $14 billion gap in the plan,” says Regional Plan Association President Emeritus Bob Yaro. […]


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