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Wednesday, Sep 6, 2017

Disabled Amtrak Train, Switch Probs Snarl NJT, Subway Rides

Disabled Amtrak Train, Switch Probs Snarl NJT, Subway Rides

Switch problems briefly shut down service on the No. 5 subway line in the Bronx Wednesday, according to the MTA.

Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017

Transit Delays Have Cost NYC 17,000 Lost Work Hours in 2017

Transit Delays Have Cost NYC 17,000 Lost Work Hours in 2017

A new report finds that transit delays have cost New York City more than 17,000 hours in lost work time this year.

Friday, Aug 25, 2017

Series of Issues Delay 9 Subway Lines for Friday Commute

Series of Issues Delay 9 Subway Lines for Friday Commute

A series of problems, from trains with mechanical issues to switch problems, plagued straphangers for another morning rush Friday, with nine subway lines delayed at various points over the course of the commute....

Friday, Aug 11, 2017

Did Gov. Cuomo's Tour of the Subway Pose a Risk to Riders?

Did Gov. Cuomo's Tour of the Subway Pose a Risk to Riders?

Days after MTA Chairman Joe Lhota said he was investigating Mayor de Blasio for holding up a train for a subway-related photo-op, Gov. Cuomo had a photo-op of his own on the tracks of the A train as he explored...

Wednesday, Aug 9, 2017

Cuomo Vows Fix to Power Problems Plaguing Subway With Delays

Cuomo Vows Fix to Power Problems Plaguing Subway With Delays

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the head of Con Edison are promising to fix the aging electrical network that powers the subway system amid thousands of monthly delays.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Power Problem Wreaks Havoc on Subways for 2nd Time in 3 Days

Power Problem Wreaks Havoc on Subways for 2nd Time in 3 Days

A power problem affecting signals at DeKalb Avenue in Brooklyn wrought havoc on subway service for the second time in three days Tuesday, forcing authorities to suspend service on the B line at the height of the...

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