Thursday: Linda Rosenthal Hosting NYC Transit Chief to Talk M104 Cuts, Subway Overhaul and More

State Assembly Member Linda Rosenthal will host a "community conversation" with Andy Byford, the president of New York City Tr … Read the rest of this entry >>

Subway Station Closes for Renovations, as Politicians and Activists Call it a Blown Opportunity

“Accessibility” was the rallying cry of politicians, activists, and concerned citizens at a protest Monday morning, at the subway station at 110th S … Read the rest of this entry >>

Subway Musician ‘Maestro D’ Revives Frazzled Straphangers

He can’t make the 1 train arrive sooner. He can’t stop people from blocking the doors into the 2. But most every Saturday, Maestro D pulls off an even greater feat: Bringin … Read the rest of this entry >>

MTA Presents More Details on Upcoming Subway Station Closures; Extra Buses Not Definite

Community Board 7 hosted an 'open house' style meeting with MTA representatives to discuss the upcoming closures at the 72nd, 86th, and 110th Street B-C stat … Read the rest of this entry >>

Community Board Wants to Spread Awareness About Station Closures, But Shies Away from Calling for Delay

With the MTA planning to close three Upper West Side subway stations for up to six months this year, Community Board 7 decided to weigh in at its latest meeting this … Read the rest of this entry >>

Caption Contest: Somebody Lose Their Shoes?

Everyone loses their shoes once in a while, but this is quite a place to lose them. Or, is this just a picture of an invisible person waiting for the su … Read the rest of this entry >>

MTA ‘Must Halt All Plans’ For Subway Upgrades, Says Assembly Member

Assembly Member Linda Rosenthal says the MTA took a "negligent approach" to telling Upper West Siders that three subway sta … Read the rest of this entry >>

MTA Releases Exact Dates and Specs of Subway Station Closures and Upgrades

The MTA sent us a presentation explaining when the subway stations on the B and C lines at 110th, 86th and 72nd st … Read the rest of this entry >>

Three UWS Subways Stations Will Completely Close for Up to 6 Months for Digital Upgrades

Three subway stations -- the 110th, 86th and 72nd Street stations on the B and C lines -- will soon be closing for up to six months as part of the MTA's plans to add … Read the rest of this entry >>

Gross Dust Cloud Caused Trains to Skip 72nd Street Station

The MTA sent out an odd notice on Monday, stating that trains had to skip the 72nd Street station on the Broadway line because of a "dust condit … Read the rest of this entry >>

Sex Abuse of Teen Reported on the D Train

A man placed his exposed penis in the hand of a 17-year-old girl on the D train heading to the West 81st Street station, according to a police rel … Read the rest of this entry >>

Police Looking for Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting 11-Year-Old Girl on the 2 Train

Police sent the sketch above and the following description of a sexual assault on the 2 train about a week ago. It was rep … Read the rest of this entry >>

1, 2 AND 3 TRAINS DELAYED OR REROUTED BECAUSE OF DEBRIS ON TRACKS

Debris on the tracks at 50th Street are causing major delays and reroutings on the 1, 2 and 3 lines on Thursday morn … Read the rest of this entry >>

COUNTDOWN CLOCKS COME TO B and C TRAIN LINE

Signs placed in stations on the B and C line like the one above at 86th Street are now broadcasting arrival time, finally catching up with the numbered … Read the rest of this entry >>

MTA CONSIDERING STANDING-ONLY TRAIN CARS, INCLUDING ON THE 1, 2 AND 3 LINES

The MTA is looking into ways to ease the rush-hour crush, and the latest idea is to remove seats from subway cars to create more overall room in the … Read the rest of this entry >>

LOCAL ASSEMBLYMAN PROPOSES TAX ON RICH TO PAY FOR SUBWAY FIXES

After a train derailment in Harlem on Tuesday injured dozens of people and scrambled the entire train system through Wednesday morning, Assemb … Read the rest of this entry >>

EMOTIONALLY DISTURBED PERSON CAUSES CHAOS AT 81ST STREET STATION

A woman who was apparently screaming on the B train at 81st Street sparked a panic in the station on Wednesday morning, ca … Read the rest of this entry >>

MAN DIES AFTER JUMPING IN FRONT OF TRAIN AT LINCOLN CENTER SUBWAY STATION

A 23-year-old man died after jumping onto the train tracks just as a Northbound 1 train was entering the 66th Street station around 11:30 p.m. on M … Read the rest of this entry >>

MAN STRUCK IN HEAD BY SUBWAY CAR AS IT ENTERS STATION

A man who was apparently unaware that a train was coming was hit in the head by a subway car entering the 96th Street train station on Sunday after … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTO OF THE DAY: ANTI-SWASTIKA SIGN ON THE SUBWAY

Someone tweaked a sign on the C train last week to add a new ban. Swastikas and other hateful words and symbols have been … Read the rest of this entry >>

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