A straphanger was stabbed in his head during a fight with two riders on an uptown No. 2 train in the Bronx Friday.
The added forces will bring the number of police in the subways to 3,000, the highest total in more than two decades.
The MTA will lengthen overnight service hours on the subway starting next Monday, the agency announced this week.
New York City’s transit system exposes riders to more inhaled pollutants than any other subway system in the Northeaster, according to a new study from NYU.
The commute for straphangers on the No. 1 train is about to get a lot tougher starting Dec. 28, in the thick of the COVID-19 pandemic.
A pilot study by researchers at New York University found roughly 24 percent of frontline transit workers in New York City contracted coronavirus—and likely got the disease at work.
Subways and buses could see a whopping 40 percent cut to service without billions in new federal stimulus funds, the head of the MTA said this week.
Rudolph Dunning, 25, died from stabs wounds suffered during a fight inside the Morris Avenue station in Soundview.
The victim, Rabia Bugum, 23, received stitches to her head and hand after the attack, which happened on a northbound No. 6 train at Brooke Avenue about 10:45 a.m. Wednesday, police said.
A man riding the No. 4 train in the Bronx slashed another rider’s face Saturday after an argument broke out between the two, authorities said.