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Laser Detection Proposed as Subway Safety Solution in NYC

January 28, 2013, 9:18 pm

After a series of recent deaths on subway tracks, the MTA board said it will explore using detection technology previously considered only for security.

NYC Subway Deaths Spur Officials to Call for Action

January 24, 2013, 12:51 am

Six subway-related deaths in the last month and a half have prompted calls for investigating what can be done to boost safety underground.

NYC No. 7 Train Suspended for 13 Winter Weekends

December 27, 2012, 10:20 pm

The coming weekend will be the first of 13 consecutive weekend service suspensions on the No. 7 line from Queensboro Plaza to Times Square.

MTA Approves March Fare Hike in New York

December 19, 2012, 1:04 pm

Subway, bus, and rail riders in the New York metro area will have to pay more starting March 2013.

FASTRACK Subway Maintenance Program Expanding in NYC

December 18, 2012, 9:48 pm

The FASTRACK program, in which subway workers clean trash from tracks and do other rehab while lines are closed on four consecutive weeknights, will expand in 2013.

More Than Six Months Before Service Resumes at South Ferry in Lower Manhattan

December 5, 2012, 9:39 pm

One of the last, and one of the worst damaged subway stations hit by Hurricane Sandy will not reopen for at least six months. A tour shows how destructive the storm was.

NY Transportation Authority Details $5 Billion Storm Reimbursement Request

November 27, 2012, 11:48 pm

The $5 billion in storm restoration requested from the federal government by the MTA includes $600 million for the severely flooded South Ferry station in Lower Manhattan.

Full Restoration of New York Subway Still Months Away

November 26, 2012, 11:21 pm

Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) managers detailed in a public meeting options for improving the subway system after Hurricane Sandy.

Holiday Train Exhibit Opens at New York’s Grand Central

November 19, 2012, 10:42 pm

A holiday train exhibit opens at Grand Central Terminal on Wednesday, and will run through the terminal’s 100th year anniversary in Feb. 2013.

Protecting NYC’s Subway System From Future Storms

November 19, 2012, 12:21 am

After Superstorm Sandy flooded subway tunnels and disrupted the MTA’s system up to this day with residual effects, improvements will need to be made to protect against future [...]


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