‘Bomb Cyclone’ Even Hit Underground Subway Stations From Harlem To Hollis (Update)

NY Post reports that some riders who hoped to escape the driving snow and wind by heading underground to their subway station were out of luck on Thursday. Continue Reading →

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What, MTA Doubles Fines For Littering, But Does Not Mention Service And Cost

NY Curbed reports that in its latest push to fix the city’s ailing subway system, the MTA has decided to double the fine for litteringthe New York Post reports. Continue Reading →

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Person Dies On Subway Tracks At Harlem Station

A person died on Thursday night after being electrocuted by the third rail on the subway tracks at the 125 Street and Lexington Avenue station, police said. Continue Reading →

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Supervisors Suspended Following Subway Derailment In Harlem

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Two track maintenance supervisors were suspended Wednesday, a day after following a subway derailment in Harlem that officials said appears to have been caused by human error, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority said. Continue Reading →

Harlem Subway Station Booth’s Fire Extinguisher Goes Off, Sends MTA Agent To Hospital

An MTA station agent was taken to the hospital Friday when the booth’s fire extinguisher accidentally went off, according to officials. Continue Reading →

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Harlem Man Accused Of Groping Actress In Subway Station Arrested

The man accused of shoving a young actress onto the subway tracks after groping her in the West Village was arrested early Sunday and charged with attempted murder, police said said source. Continue Reading →

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Cops Can’t Keep Harlem Homeless Man In Custody

A homeless man escaped after being arrested by Department of Homeless Services officers — and was then caught by the NYPD for a separate crime and released by a judge because the DHS cops never reported him missing, The Post has learned. Continue Reading →

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Nearly All New York Subways From Harlem To Hollis Is About To Get Cell Service

nyc subway cell serviceNearly all underground subway stations from Harlem to Hollis, Queens will have cellular service on Monday, a year ahead of schedule, according to city and state officials.
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Most Harlem Subway Stations Will Have Cell Phone Service, Wi-Fi By Monday

The MTA is dialing in, a full two years ahead of schedule. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday that cell phone service and Wi-Fi will be available across nearly all underground stations by Monday in response to his directive at the beginning of 2016 to accelerate the project. Continue Reading →

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Second Avenue Subway Officially Opens

The long-awaited Second Avenue subway is officially open, as trains began picking up New Yorkers at three new Upper East Side stations at noon sharp on New Year’s Day. Continue Reading →

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Second Avenue Subway Takes Cuomo, de Blasio And Others On New Year’s Eve Ride Uptown

AMNY reports that Governor Andrew Cuomo will be spending his New Year’s Eve underground. He’ll be taking a celebratory ride uptown Saturday night on the new Second Avenue subway extension, ahead of the line’s public opening on New Year’s Day. Continue Reading →

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Straphangers Find Slashed Man On A Train In Harlem

crime-tape-in-harlemShocked straphangers alerted police to a subway slashing after they discovered an intoxicated 39-year-old man with a gash to his face on an A train in Harlem early Monday, police said. Continue Reading →

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MTA’s $27B Capital Plan Gets Approval For Second Avenue Subway To Expand Into East Harlem

second ave east harlemA massive funding plan for the MTA is finally moving forward, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Tuesday. The Capital Plan Review Board has approved the $27 billion, five-year capital plan for the MTA. Continue Reading →

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Leave Early, NYC Subway Wait Times Getting Worse

3 train subway in harlem1Wait times for subway trains in NYC are, unsurprisingly, getting worse, a report released by the New York State Comptroller’s office reveals. The Wall Street Journal reported on the audit, which also criticizes the MTA’s assessment method for wait times. Continue Reading →

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