Thomas F. Prendergast
The impact was so strong, it sent both vehicles crashing into a building and several parked cars. The scaffolding that was in front of the building collapsed onto the wreckage.
Due to cost-saving measures, the 2015 and 2017 fare and toll increases will amount to a 4 percent hike, instead of the original 7.5 percent.
Metro North says trains will be operating at about 65 percent capacity beginning Wednesday with five additional peak trains. That’s up from 50 percent since the disruption began.
Thomas F. Prendergast was the MTA’s president of New York City Transit, which runs the bus and subway systems. He’s been the interim executive director of the MTA since Jan. 1.
The MTA said riders will now be able to fill their MetroCards with both unlimited-ride time and pay-per-ride dollars.
Thousands of posters printed in five languages are being installed in subway cars throughout the system as part of an ongoing effort to curb thefts of electronic devices.
Crews closed 15 stations around 10 p.m. Monday between Grand Central/42nd Street and Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn along the Lexington Avenue 4, 5 and 6 line.