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.

Recent Articles
  • Transit graffiti is showcased at Bronx Museum

    THE BRONX — Trains covered in spray paint are parked in pictures at The Bronx Museum of the Arts. A gallery is filled with pictures documenting the painted cars and creators of the traveling canvases. The free exhibit is titled Henry Chalfant: Art Vs. Transit 1977-1987. Chalfant is considered to be along the most well-known and significant photographers of the trains. Executive Director Deborah Cullen describes it as a “ephemeral” and “born out of frustration, social and economic.” “His work […]

  • Construction projects create new options for access at Grand Central terminal

    MIDTOWN, Manhattan — At Grand Central, you can find most of the sights and sounds of the city. It’s the second busiest station in the system and it’s filled with commuters and construction. New areas of the mezzanine are opening up as access projects continue at the facility. There have been new staircases added and elevators. Beginning September 30 and scheduled through mid 2020, the main escalators to the street will be out of service. They’re being replaced as part […]

  • Port Authority approves fare and toll hikes, including new fee for airport rides

    NEW YORK — The Port Authority board unanimously approved proposed fare and toll hikes on this week, and the rates will adjust for inflation moving forward. It includes a new “airport access fee” for ride-hail and taxi trips. Pick-up and drop-off will be charged $2.50 cents for Uber, Lyft, and other application based ride-hails. The $1.25 charge for taxi rides is drop-off only. The increased prices include tolls on bridges and tunnels, fares for some riders on PATH trains, and […]

  • Neighbors and commuters argue and debate bike lanes in Park Slope

    PARK SLOPE, Brooklyn — Street design is an important topic in the city. Let’s go to 9th Street in Park Slope, Brooklyn. Some neighbors organized a meeting for Wednesday evening and advertised it with a flyer that questioned the impact on emergency vehicles. The poster was shared on social media. Cyclists, other neighbors and commuters who support the bike lanes attended the meeting to speak about bike infrastructure. At times, the discussions became a shouting match. The protected bike lanes […]

  • Neighbors at Marcy Houses will have 3 days without hot water

    BED-STUY, Brooklyn — The signs are posted in the hallways announcing the repair job to the stream pipe will begin at 11 a.m. For three days this week, there will be no hot water at Marcy Houses in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn. Neighbors say there have been ongoing water issues. It is supposed to be back on by the evening each day. “Today’s hot water service interruption at Marcy Houses was a planned service interruption with residents receiving prior notification. While service […]

  • Should NYC schools ban chocolate milk?

    A debate is swirling over chocolate milk in New York City schools. NYC Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza was asked about a possible ban on chocolate milk during a media availability after a visit to a school. Some other districts in the country have removed food items with refined sugar. NYC Schools recently started “Meatless Mondays. Locally grown menus are a focus during “New York Thursdays.” “Hold on to your milk. We haven’t taken away the chocolate milk from the menu,” he […]

  • MTA promises to improve accessibility and technology

    NEW YORK — More elevators and upgraded signals will create a better ride and improved access to the system. Now MTA officials have to make it happen. On Friday, MTA leaders and Governor Cuomo hosted a technology conference. They say the agency is open for business and the ideas from the previous century will not propel the system into the next century. MTA NYC Transit also announced that 70 stations will become accessible in the next capital plan for improvements […]

  • Hoboken City Council votes to ban electric scooters at waterfront and parks

    HOBOKEN, N.J. — Some areas of Hoboken could become prohibited zones for electric scooters. City council members voted to ban electric scooters, including private ones, from the waterfront pathway and Hoboken parks. Currently, a company called Lime operates a city-approved pilot program in Hoboken. Until last week, a second company called Ojo also was offering a different model. But a woman and her child were struck on the sidewalk by a rider on an Ojo scooter. There have been calls […]

  • MTA releases $51.5 billion plan for improvements

    NEW YORK — Transit riders have a wish list of improvements and the MTA issued its own official plan on Monday The $51.5 billion proposal is the largest in the history of the agency. It calls for nearly $40 billion in new projects for NYC Transit. That would include 1,900 new subway cars, 2,400 new buses and new signals on six lines, including the Lexington Line. 70 additional stations will be made accessible. In a statement that listed some of […]

  • L train will not run this weekend between Manhattan and Broadway Junction in Brooklyn

    NEW YORK — As tunnel work continues, the MTA says it is adding some additional projects at some stations. That will mean a service change this weekend and for a few weekends in October and November. An escalator will be added at Union Square from the Mezzanine to the L train platform. Crews have to dig the pit and remove the rock. The L train will not run between 8th Avenue in Manhattan to Broadway Junction in Brooklyn. It will […]

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