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Graffiti at the 137th Street 1 train platform. (credit: Flickr/Straphangers Campaign)

Census Of Subway Platforms Finds Many Are ‘Bleak And Dreary’

This was third annual “State Of The Platforms” report but the first time the Straphangers Campaign conducted a census of all 862 platforms in the subway system.

10/30/2013

The subway on Nov. 1, 2012. (credit: Jesse Zanger/CBSNewYork.com)

Survey: Majority Of Subway Announcements During Delays Clear, Accurate

The Straphangers Campaign found the announcements of delays were correct, clear and ungarbled 52 percent of the time.

09/17/2013

1/2/3 Subway Platform at 42nd Street (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Survey Finds NYC Subway Platforms See Some Improvement

The Straphangers Campaign said it spotted fewer broken lights, exposed wires, cracked floors and overflowing garbage bags last year.

03/07/2013

(credit: Straphangers Campaign)

Survey Finds Conditions On Subway Platforms Need Improvement

A survey by the Straphangers Campaign found broken lighting fixtures, peeling paint, water damage and graffiti at many stations.

02/02/2012