Charles Moerdler

The MTA board is considering putting workers on platforms to help with overcrowding on subways. (Credit: Peter Haskell/WCB 880)

MTA Considers Putting Workers On Platforms To Control Overcrowding

More and more subway trains are overcrowded and MTA board member Charles Moerdler understands how bad things are.

12/17/2014

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MTA Warning Straphangers To ‘Safeguard Your Stuff’ In New Subway Campaign

Thousands of posters printed in five languages are being installed in subway cars throughout the system as part of an ongoing effort to curb thefts of electronic devices.

06/27/2012

FILE - Commuters wait on the platform as a train arrives in the 23rd Street subway station during the morning rush hour in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

MTA: Subway Crime Soars; NYPD Releases Stunning Statistics

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is reporting a major surge in New York City subway crime. The agency said pick pockets and other thieves are bumping up the crime rate by more than 20 percent this year compared to last.

04/25/2012

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MTA Chief Jay Walder Rejects Food & Drink Ban In Subways

Eat, drink and take the subway New York. Walder reportedly said “I’m not sure a ban on food is really practical or enforceable.”

03/24/2011