New York City Subway System
Trains have begun rolling to West 34th Street and 11th Avenue to make sure subway crews are comfortable with the extension.
On 29 days during the last four months of the year, the system carried more than 6 million customers on 29 weekdays over the last four months of 2014 — a level not seen since the boom years following World War II.
Elisa Lopez was asleep on a No. 4 train in October 2012 when she was assaulted. She woke up, punched the man and ran off the train.
Tuesday’s delays during the evening rush were followed by problems Wednesday night.
MTA Chairman and CEO Tom Prendergast said the agency is looking at four devices that would detect motion on the tracks and alert the system.
The extension of No. 7 west from its current terminus at Times Square-42nd Street will create a new station at 34th Street and 11th Avenue.
Bratton said, with the announcements and signage on subway cars now automated, the conductor would have time to monitor TV screens between stops.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says it’s “studying the possibility of installing surveillance cameras in future subway car models.”
The New York City subway system will be celebrating its 110th birthday this coming weekend with a party.
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.
If you see a throng of people on the New York City subway wearing only winter coats and underwear this coming Sunday, do not be alarmed.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is considering using floodgates and what one published report calls “giant balloons” as precautions in case a superstorm deluges the subway system again.