The March 21 strike threat is on hold until July 20 as union members and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority agree to more talks with a federal arbitrator in Washington.
The stepped-up effort comes two weeks after a deadly Metro-North train derailment.
Human error is being looked at as a possible cause of an underground explosion that rocked the Upper East Side Tuesday.
Blasting along Manhattan’s still-under-construction 2nd Avenue subway line caused some damage Tuesday afternoon.
Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer wants the New York State Legislature to revive the long-dead New York City commuter tax, WCBS 880′s Paul Murnane reported Tuesday.