Reliability among subway cars on the lettered lines is steadily slipping, MTA data shows — even after the transit agency recently retired its most breakdown-prone trains, which carried riders for more than half a century. An analysis by THE CITY of transit agency numbers posted to the state’s open data dashboard reveals that Mean Distance […]
Eduardo Muniz has been grabbed by the neck and slapped in the face in nearly a decade as a New York City Transit subway conductor. But Muniz says nothing has rattled him as much as joining the growing number of subway workers who have been spit on — which happened last month when police said […]
The city’s commitment to upgrading or installing pedestrian sidewalk ramps at every street corner in the five boroughs — as required by federal disability law — has run into some roadblocks, records show. The discovery of ramp-free locations that were not previously identified, along with pandemic-driven construction delays, officials say, have combined to push back […]
A new rise in staffing shortfalls is taking a toll on subway service, MTA records show — even after the transit agency’s two-year hiring spree to bring onboard more than 2,000 new train operators and conductors. The number of monthly subway delays pinned on crew shortages has been climbing steadily since the start of 2023, […]
On Friday morning, historic rains doused New York City and crippled the subway system. That afternoon, a little-noticed 39-page audit called on transit officials to do better.
More than a year after the subway shooting, a dozen train conductors and operators said a lack of protocols and training leaves MTA employees — and subway riders — in danger.
Service on the W line was left in pieces as 45 trains were vandalized in a roughly 29-hour period, officials said.
The mayor and MTA officials say social media companies are now on board with taking down daredevil posts as soon as they go up — in an effort to discourage copycat kids.
The break highlights the city’s challenge in replacing hundreds of miles of aging pipes.
A Monday morning OMNY glitch temporarily increased bus and subway rides to $2.90. Riders are promised refunds.