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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
  • Brooklynites angry over Verrazano Bridge toll cuts for only Staten Island residents

    City leaders skip 50th anniversary ceremony for Verrazano Bridge

    NEW YORK (PIX11) – Some of the first drivers to travel across the Verrazano Bridge brought a classic Cadillac to the ceremony. Other people chose to stay home. About 180,000 vehicles will cross it today. The longest suspension bridge in the United States opened on November 21, 1964. The MTA oversees operations of the bridge and held a ceremony at Fort Wadsworth, at the foot of the bridge in Staten Island. “We spent more than $540 million in capital improvements at […]

  • Joe Lozito talks about being attacked on the 3 train by a man with a knife.

    Subway rider talks about knife attack and asks fellow riders to pay attention

    Joe Lozito is a regular rider of the 3 train. It’s his ride to work. He has a favorite seat On February 12, 2011, he got on the train at 34th St-Penn Station. Lozito prefers the first car. As the train headed to Times Square, he noticed a man knocking on the train operator’s door. He did not know that man was the suspect who was wanted in a citywide manhunt after 4 people were killed in Brooklyn. NYPD officers […]

  • NYC subway riders notice clean station as FASTRACK begins again in Queens

    Platform doors and track-intrusion technology discussed by MTA

    The message is simple: stand back from the platform edge. The MTA has been studying other possible options to keep riders from the tracks. Those include the installation of platform doors, which are in use along the JFK AirTrain and at some newer systems. A contractor has been hired to evaluate the possibility. There are 468 stations in the New York City system and they are not all designed the same. The cost has been estimated to be $1 billion. […]

  • MTA Train Operator speaks about fatal push into train

    ‘I see someone flying across the platform’: Train operator talks about rider’s last moments in fatal push

    NEW YORK (PIX11) – NYPD reports that the man wanted for questioning in the fatal platform-push on the D train has been apprehended in the Bronx. Kevin Darden, 34, is a person of interest in the deadly subway attack Sunday evening, when someone knocked 61-year-old Wai Kuen Kwok, of the Bronx, into the path of a speeding southbound D train. NYPD says Kwok had been pushed into the on coming train. A person of interest, Kevin Darden, has since been […]

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    MTA board member: ‘We should ban backpacks’ on the subway

    MANHATTAN (PIX11) — If you’ve ever squeezed your way into a crowded New York City subway car, you’ve inevitably encountered this character. The straphanger who, despite the cramped conditions, refuses to take off his backpack to make room. But if one MTA board member has his way, that rider who draws the ire of his fellow squished straphangers would be subject to a special rule. At this month’s transit committee meeting, MTA board members are hearing statistics that confirm what riders know: […]

  • 7 train extension rises on Manhattan's west side at 34th Street between 10th and 11th Avenues.

    What would you call the newest subway stop in NYC?

    The 7 train extension to Manhattan’s westside is supposed to be open February 24, 2015. The structure is being completed above and below 34th Street around 11th Avenue. It extends the 7 line from Times Square to a part of the city that is being redeveloped. Those retail, commercial and residential projects are known as Hudson Yards. The Westside Train Yards are also in the area. The High Line just opened on the same block. The station was was supposed […]

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    What’s the next big technology for transit?

    Wireless and cell service is appearing in more underground train stations. Riders can’t wait for countdown clocks on the lettered lines. There’s supposed to be a payment app for ticket purchases on LIRR and Metro-North coming next year. The MTA and tech companies are looking ahead to the next big thing. AT&T New York State President Marissa Shorenstein announces the 3rd Annual “App Quest.” Along with the MTA and Transit Wireless, which is the company installing underground wi-fi and cell […]

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    Spot the typo on the NYC subway map

    Hundreds of announcements are printed every week by the MTA. Take a closer look at the most recent map that’s posted in train cars (especially along the 4 and the 5 lines). It was updated when the R train’s Montague Tunnel was reopened after a 14-month repair job. MTA officials say a printer error caused the mistake on a couple thousand copies and they are being replaced.    

  • Fulton Center features a skylight or sunroof that brings natural light two stories underground

    New transit hub opens to riders and tourists and they have some questions

    The Fulton Center is up and running. The MTA says the complex, with transfers to 8 subway lines in lower Manhattan and access to the R station at Cortlandt Street, serves 300,000 daily riders. A free-transfer was not created for that connection at Fulton Center because of the cost (about $2 million in revenue) and availability of other switches within the system, an MTA representative explained. A transfer will be created when the World Trade Center Transit Hub connects to […]

  • $1.4B Fulton Center opens in Lower Manhattan

    LOWER MANHATTAN (PIX11/AP) — The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has unveiled the Fulton Center as the new landmark transit hub in Lower Manhattan. Officials say the transit and retail hub will serve as Lower Manhattan’s next great public space — encased in a glass and steel shell with a soaring, light-filled atrium. It also includes nearly 66,000 square feet of retail and office space. The $1.4 billion center will accommodate up to 300,000 daily riders using the 2, 3, 4, 5 […]


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