Signal maintenance worker Louis Moore, 58, was walking on a catwalk near the entrance to the station when it appears his tool belt got caught, causing him to slip and fall onto tracks below.
Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer predicts that if things keep going the way they are, 100 people will have been killed in the New York City Subway system this year.
According to the MTA, the driver operating the B67 bus asked a man who was getting a cup of coffee to move his car, which was parked near the intersection of 7th Avenue and Prospect Avenue. The driver became irate, according to the MTA, and hurled his hot coffee at the driver.
New York City’s buses and subways are still running today, even though the contract for 34,000 Transport Workers Union workers expired at midnight.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is hearing it from upstate and downstate. Protesters, politicians, and union leaders want him to extend the millionaire’s tax.
The MTA is facing a major budget cut, maintenance union leader worries it will hit his department hard.