After a series of recent deaths on subway tracks, the MTA board said it will explore using detection technology previously considered only for security.
Six subway-related deaths in the last month and a half have prompted calls for investigating what can be done to boost safety underground.
The coming weekend will be the first of 13 consecutive weekend service suspensions on the No. 7 line from Queensboro Plaza to Times Square.
Subway, bus, and rail riders in the New York metro area will have to pay more starting March 2013.
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.
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.
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.
Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) managers detailed in a public meeting options for improving the subway system after Hurricane Sandy.
A holiday train exhibit opens at Grand Central Terminal on Wednesday, and will run through the terminal’s 100th year anniversary in Feb. 2013.
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 [...]