Signal problems snagged subway service between Brooklyn and Manhattan just in time for the afternoon rush Thursday.
The Metropolitan Transit Authority said a man apparently walked into the side of a departing 5 train at the Bowling Green station.
You can now find out when the next subway train will arrive simply by looking at your smartphone.
Two people were honored Tuesday who had nothing in common except a fateful moment, and a heroic heart.
Starting this weekend, the MTA has stepped up the frequency of L Trains by adding 98 more round trips a week. But it’s not all good news for mass-transit riders. The Lexington Avenue subway line will be hit with major service disruptions this week.
A new report from the Straphangers Campaign cites signal and mechincal problems for about 2/3 of subway alerts in 2011.
There were tissues and tears Thursday among the loved ones of the victim, Fatoumata Diallo. The 21-year-old attended the Borough of Manhattan Community College and hoped to become a doctor.
The results of a 2010 survey released by the Straphangers Campaign found basic announcements on subway cars were clear and not garbled 83 percent of the time.
Escorted out of the 47th Precinct stationhouse was 16-year-old Robert Denis, charged as an adult with murder, attempted murder, manslaughter and criminal possession of a firearm.