MTA Heeds Cuomo's Remark That Rise In Subway Sex Crimes Is UnacceptableThe Metropolitan Transportation Authority on Wednesday was taking to heart complaints from Gov. Andrew Cuomo that reported sex crimes are on the rise in the subway system.
MTA Opens State-Of-The-Art K-9 Training CenterThe 72-acre property is designed to train a select group of dogs to become K-9 officers. Two retired Metro-North train cars and nine city buses are on the site to help train dogs for real life scenarios.
De Blasio Announces New Measures After East Harlem Fire That Disrupted Metro-North ServiceThe new measures include a review and regular safety sweeps of city-owned or managed properties under elevated transportation areas.
Survey: L Train Riders Prefer Complete Shutdown For Superstorm Sandy RepairsOf the 350 riders surveyed by the Riders Alliance, 77 percent said they prefer the shorter, complete closure over the longer three-year partial shutdown that would drastically reduce service.
New MTA Proposal Calls For Half Of F Trains To Run Express During Rush Hours Between Church Avenue And Jay StreetIt could be a rough commute for some F train riders beginning as early as next year as straphangers could see half the number of trains during rush hour.
Metro-North Returning To Regular Weekday Schedule Friday Following East Harlem FireMetro-North said it would operate on an "enhanced Saturday schedule'' Thursday, providing customers with additional trains during peak travel times. The railroad said it hoped to restore regular service by Friday.
Stringer: 'Widespread Mismanagement' With MTA's Handling Of Access-A-Ride ProgramThe new audit released Tuesday by Scott Stringer's office found more than 31,000 scheduled rides were missed last year and said the MTA failed to monitor the situation or correct the problem.
Study: Straphangers' Poor Behavior Adding To Subway DelaysThe study by Hunter College found that riders at 12 percent of all subway stops are not able to exit train cars before others get on.
Partial Platform Collapse Disrupts 5-Train Service In The BronxThe partial collapse of a subway platform brought 5 train service in part of the Bronx to a halt on Tuesday night.
MTA Looks For Bidders In Proposed 'Contact-Free' MetroCard ProgramThe new "contact-less" system will allow subway and bus rides to flash bank cards, mobile devices or MTA-issued "smart" cards for payment.
'Manspreading' Illustrated: New City Exhibit Studies Subway EtiquetteManspreading” is an indelicate new term to describe how some male subway riders deprive other passengers of a seat. Subway etiquette is the subject of a new exhibition at Grand Central Terminal featuring campaign courtesy posters.
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