Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the MTA has worked since the storm to rebuild 1,500 feet of washed-out tracks, replace miles of signal, power and communications wires and rehabilitate two stations that were completely flooded.
The so-called “green” card fee went into effect in March with other fare hikes as a way to encourage riders to keep and refill their MetroCards instead of buying new ones in an effort to reduce waste.
The woman working in the subway booth saw a man who appeared to be dressed like a contractor. According to police, the suspect pulled out a gun, took out duct tape and rope and tied her up.
The auditors failed to find records of recent inspection for critical parts of the system, including defects like a rusted girder at the 111th Street station, the report said.
Vincens Vuktilaj was being walked down the stairs from his apartment when he pushed an officer down and ran off, police said.
Hundreds of app developers and other tech whizzes gathered in Brooklyn this weekend for a contest to create apps for transit riders.
The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office said Thursday that Paul Kraft pleaded guilty to five counts of forcible touching in a creepy crime wave that had women from the Upper East Side to Lower Manhattan on edge.
The fire started in a detached garage behind a building and then quickly spread, authorities said.
The study was based on MTA electronic alerts of so-called controllable delays — problems related to signals, switches and track.
In what has been a familiar refrain lately, yet another weekend is chock full of service disruptions on the subway system.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority said some work will continue after the station reopens, but it will not affect service.
After testing Wi-Fi in a handful of stations last year, the city is now expanding service to 30 additional stations, including Times Square, Rockefeller Center and Columbus Circle.
The goal is to better understand the risks posted by airborne contaminants, such as chemical, biological, and radiological weapons both above ground and in the subway system.
Police on Wednesday were searching for two men who punched another man in the eye, and stole his iPhone, on a subway train in Brooklyn.
Signal maintenance worker Louis Moore, 58, was walking on a catwalk near the entrance to the station when it appears his tool belt got caught, causing him to slip and fall onto tracks below.
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