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Erika Menendez Perp Walk (credit: CBS 2)

Subway Push Suspect Ordered To Undergo Psychiatric Evaluation As She’s Held Without Bail

Judge Gia Morris ordered Erika Menendez, 31, held without bail and be given a mental health exam. Menendez was arraigned Saturday night on a charge of second degree murder as a hate crime.


New York City Subway (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

MTA Officials May Revisit Plan To Install Barriers On Subway Platforms

In the wake of the second recent incident in which someone shoved a fellow passenger off a subway platform and left him to be killed by a train, New York City transit officials said they might give more thought to install sliding doors on some platforms.


Sketch of alleged 7 Train subway push suspect. (credit: DCPI)

Sketch Released Of Woman Suspected Of Shoving Man In Front Of 7 Train

The incident happened around 8 p.m. Thursday on the elevated tracks at the 40th Street station on Queens Boulevard in Sunnyside, which remains closed.


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MTA Releases App With Real-Time Subway Countdown Clocks

You can now find out when the next subway train will arrive simply by looking at your smartphone.


NYC Subway (file)

Major Service Changes Coming To 7-Train For 13 Weekends

There will be no service on the 7 line between Queensboro Plaza and Times Square from 11:45 p.m. on Friday through 5 a.m. Monday.


Police presence outside the 40th Street – Lowery Street Station. (credit: Eileen Lehpamer, 1010 WINS)

Police: Man Struck And Killed By 7 Train After Being Pushed Off Platform

Investigators were looking for a woman who is believed to have pushed the victim, who was struck by a Queens-bound “7” train at the 40th Street-Lowery Street station.


A pigeon (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Queens Councilman Take Aim At Pooping Pigeons Along Sidewalks Under 7 Train

In response to constituents complaining about droppings scattered about on the sidewalks under 7 Train stations, City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer has spearheaded an effort combat the problem.


Police are looking for these teen suspects in connection with an act of public lewdness. (credit: DCPI)

Police: Teen Exposed Himself, Simulated Sex Act In Front Of Female Victim On Train

A 24-year-old woman was riding on a southbound 7 Train when one of the teens sitting across from her exposed himself and simulated a sex act to get her attention, authorities said.


Manhattan Crane Collapse

Crane Inspector May Have Been At Fault In 2008 Accident

The building inspector who didn’t check a cable involved in a crane collapse last week was the same one who performed the inspection on a crane involved in a fatal accident in 2008.


Subway tracks are seen in New York, NY (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Straphangers Campaign, Transportation Alternatives Denounce MTA Capital Plan

Albany leaders have agreed to fund the last three years of the MTA’s current five-year capital plan, but it could mean fare hikes down the line.


Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer (credit: CBS 2)

MTA Rebuffs Queens Councilman’s Plan To Ease Burden For 7 Line Commuters

Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer said he got approval to use $250,000 in city funds to pay for a shuttle bus from Vernon Boulevard Station to Grand Central. However, the MTA said no thanks.


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Planned Work On 7 Line To Affect Commuters For Several Weekends

No 7 trains will run between Times Square and Queensboro Plaza for the next 11 weekends, starting this Saturday, because of track and signal work.


Gateway Tunnel Project (credit: Amtrak)

Senate Approves $15 Million For New Hudson Rail Tunnel

It would essentially be the same route of the ARC Tunnel – the controversial plan that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie canceled because of funding concerns.


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Bloomberg, Christie On Board With Extending No. 7 Subway Train To Secaucus

Mayor Michael Bloomberg is pushing the throttle on the No. 7 train hoping to have it extending to New Jersey before he leaves office at the end of his third term.


7 Train (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Rain-Damaged Signal Equipment Causes 7 Train Headaches

If you planned on taking the 7 train this weekend, you may want to tweak your plans and find another way to get around.