NYC Transit Authority Announces Plan To Combat Falling Subway DebrisThe plan includes efforts to make the parts that keep the tracks together from falling in the first place.
Driver Files Lawsuit After Large Chunk Of Concrete Falls From Brooklyn Overpass, Strikes CabThe concrete, all 23 inches and 25 pounds of it, crashed into Uber driver Mohammed Hossain's vehicle as he took five passengers under a bridge on 7th Avenue over Prospect Expressway on June 23.
MTA To Inspect More Than 60 Miles Of Elevated Tracks After Latest Falling Debris IncidentThe inspection follows a number of dangerous incidents involving falling debris, including a close call for a livery cab driver yesterday in Queens.
Piece Of Metal Falls From A Train Tracks, Breaks Through Protective Basket & Crashes Onto WindshieldA livery cab driver reported the incident Tuesday in Ozone Park.
Another Report Of Debris Falling From Elevated Train Line, This Time In BrooklynIt happened at Broadway and Myrtle Avenue below the J, M, Z station in Brooklyn.
Demanding Answers: MTA On Hot Seat Following Yet Another Case Of Debris Falling From Elevated TracksIt was driver Philip Garcia's turn to deal with dents, broken glass and frayed nerves.
'Somebody's Going To Die': Driver's Roof Smashed By More Falling Debris From MTA Elevated Subway Platform“They weigh several pounds and when they fall from a distance of 20, 30, 40 feet, they're projectiles. They're really missiles coming down to the ground,” City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer said.
MTA On The Hot Seat After More Falling Debris Rains Down On Pedestrians, Drivers In QueensDangerous pieces of debris once again rained down onto Roosevelt Avenue in Queens. A chunk of metal plunged off the elevated 7 line and gave locals a scare.
Demanding Answers: With Rain In Subways And Objects Coming Down All Over, MTA Has Some Explaining To DoThere is misery on the subway, from falling debris to flooded subway stations every time it rains. Should commuters really have to deal with this?
Teen Nearly Killed By Falling Debris In MTA Subway Station, Considering LawsuitIt happened around 10 a.m. Monday while the 18-year-old was waiting for the B-train at the Dekalb Avenue station in Brooklyn.
MTA To Install Netting Under 4 Elevated Subway Lines In Manhattan And QueensAnother car in Queens was recently damaged by falling metal. It happened as the MTA announced a plan to keep people safe.
MTA Sends Out Inspectors After Softball-Size Piece of Debris Falls On CBS2 News Truck In QueensLook out for flying concrete! A chunk fell from a subway overpass and onto a truck on Wednesday in Queens.
MTA Announces Plans To Install Netting To Catch Falling Debris On The No. 7 Line In Woodside, QueensIf only the MTA could do something about the debris that keeps falling from the platforms, damaging cars. Following another incident, there might be a solution.
Another Chunk Of Falling Debris Nearly Strikes Woman, MTA To Finally Start Adding Nets In Subway PlatformsMetal came crashing to the ground in Queens, falling from the 7 line subway tracks. No one was hurt, but one woman was quick to call out the beleaguered agency over the continuing danger.
For 3rd Time, Piece Of Debris Plunges From Elevated 7 Train Tracks Onto Car Below In QueensThe incident comes after two separate incidents where debris fell from the 7 train tracks in Woodside.