New York City Transit
A flood watch is in effect through late Tuesday night for New York City, parts of Long Island, Westchester, Orange, Rockland and Putnam counties as well as for parts of Connecticut, New Jersey.
The report from state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said only 51 of the city’s 468 stations were found to be free of defects.
The New York State Comptroller’s office said Thursday that too many of the city’s subway stations are in disrepair, and efforts to upgrade the stations are dragging along too slowly.
A federal judge this week threw out a New York City transit system rule that allowed police officers to demand identification documents from anyone riding the subway.
Starting next month, the end of the the line for the 1 train will again be South Ferry.
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.
For the first time since before superstorm Sandy filled it end-to-end, the Hugh L. Carey Tunnel will be returning to normal operations.
Astronomical fare hikes and deep service cuts are possibly on the horizon for suburban commuters. It’s all because a major court ruling against the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has put the agency in a financial bind.
Signal maintainers are suspected of filing reports claiming they made inspections that never happened and their supervisors are suspected of entering the date knowing it was false.
“The new center will bring some of the world’s greatest minds together to start to study the technical, engineering, academic, and human challenges posed by our rapidly urbanizing world,” Mayor Michael Bloomberg said.
Many cities around the world, including Paris, have glass barriers on at least some of their train platforms.
There were predictions the subway stations in an MTA experiment that removed trash cans would become landfills with rails. But there is early evidence the riding public is on board with the concept.
What happened when passengers were stuck for seven hours on a train near the Aqueduct Racetrack? The president of NYC Transit says they just forgot about it, but they say it won’t happen again.
Subway riders should prepare for another chaotic weekend of subway service changes.
Subway service changes will continue into Monday as the MTA works to install a new train control system along the 7 train.