Subway Platforms

1/2/3 Subway Platform at 42nd Street (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Survey Finds NYC Subway Platforms See Some Improvement

The Straphangers Campaign said it spotted fewer broken lights, exposed wires, cracked floors and overflowing garbage bags last year.


(credit: Straphangers Campaign)

Survey Finds Conditions On Subway Platforms Need Improvement

A survey by the Straphangers Campaign found broken lighting fixtures, peeling paint, water damage and graffiti at many stations.


Passengers are seen on the 1/2/3 platform at 14th Street and 7th Avenue - New York, NY - Sep 23, 2011 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Report: Cell Phone Service Coming To Some Subway Platforms Next Week

The long-delayed project to wire New York City subway stations for cell phone service is finally bearing fruit.