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.
Billy Rosario, 39, of the Bronx, is charged with aggravated harassment in Friday’s incident aboard a northbound No. 5 train shortly after 8 a.m, according to the NYPD.
Rudolph Dunning, 25, died from stabs wounds suffered during a fight inside the Morris Avenue station in Soundview.
A spate of shootings in the Bronx has wounded at least five victims during the past two days, including a 13-year-old and 16-year-old boy, authorities said.
Straphangers expecting tax refunds instead received letters from the city’s Department of Finance explaining that some or all of their refunds had been withheld in order to satisfy judgements for offenses like “unsafe riding,” “smoking,” and “obstruction of seating.”