Prompted by a surge in subway ridership in New York City, the MTA has announced increased service will be coming to four subway lines.
The entire subway system was hit with numerous problems Thursday evening, from power outages and a manhole fire to doors that opened onto the tracks.
Verizon Wireless customers can now use their cellphones in 35 of New York City’s underground subway stations.
Overnight train service between Queens and Manhattan on the E, F, M and R subway lines will be disrupted this week for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s FASTRACK repair program.
Police on Saturday were asking the public to help identify a man who has been groping and molesting women – and in one case yanked down a woman’s underwear – on subway platforms in Queens.
Police Tuesday were asking from the public in finding a suspect who robbed two women of their iPhones on subway trains in Queens.
In what has been a familiar refrain lately, yet another weekend is chock full of service disruptions on the subway system.
A man lost his leg Sunday morning, after it was hit by a train as he drunkenly lay on the tracks in Woodside, Queens.
Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).
Police say Samuel Mangum, 50, is the person who accosted a 42-year-old woman boarding the M train at the Broadway and Houston Street station. Police say Mangum, who lives on Staten Island, attacked the woman from behind then ran off.
The MTA is reporting a switch problem near the Queens Plaza station will impact service on the two train lines for the morning rush.