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New York City Subway (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

MTA Officials May Revisit Plan To Install Barriers On Subway Platforms

In the wake of the second recent incident in which someone shoved a fellow passenger off a subway platform and left him to be killed by a train, New York City transit officials said they might give more thought to install sliding doors on some platforms.

12/29/2012

Gov. Cuomo Signs Law Prohibiting Smoking On Metro North, LIRR Platforms

The new law prohibits smoking in outdoor spaces for ticketing, boarding or platforms of train stations operated by the MTA or its subsidiaries.

08/15/2011

Passengers wait to board a Metro-North Railroad train at the Fordham Rd. station - Bronx, NY - Dec 21, 2005 - Photo: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images

Jaffe: Ban Smoking On Metro-North, LIRR Platforms

Rockland County Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffe is proposing a ban on smoking on Metro-North Railroad and Long Island Railroad platforms where she says you are bound to get a face full of second hand smoke.

01/20/2011