Smoking 1 MTA Train Evacuated In Harlem

Passengers were evacuated from a 1 train in Harlem Friday morning when the train started to spew smoke, an MTA spokeswoman told Patch. Continue Reading →

Subway Rider Stabbed By Mentally Ill Panhandler In Harlem: A Case For Healthcare

A mentally ill panhandler pulled a knife on a Manhattan train early Saturday — then plunged it three times into the stomach of a straphanger who still wouldn’t give him money. Continue Reading →

Metro-North Announces Early Getaway Trains For Labor Day Weekend


Patch reports that the upcoming Labor Day weekend, Metro-North Railroad has made a few changes, including extra early getaway trains Friday so can start your last official weekend of summer right away. Continue Reading →

‘Small Number’ Of Littering Summonses Concerning After Harlem Track Fire

Following a track fire that crippled subway service last week, MTA vice chairman Fernando Ferrer is concerned about an apparent lack of enforcement of littering laws. Continue Reading →

Man Screamed ‘I Want To Die’ Before Touching Third Rail At Harlem Subway Station

A man electrocuted at a Harlem subway station desperately wanted to die and laid on the tracks before the fatal contact with the third rail, police sources said Friday. Continue Reading →

NY Superhero Saves Baby After Harlem Train Derailment

FDNY Emergency Medical Technician Tuanika Brown, who carried a baby to safety and tended to the baby’s mother after a subway train derailed off the tracks in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Harlem Council Member Mark Levine Statement On A Train Derailment

Harlem Council Member mark Levine made this statement regarding the A Train Derailment:
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Harlem’s Albert Maysles Was Obsessed With Being In Transit On Amtrak

The NY Post reports that long into his 80s, Albert Maysles always preferred buses and trains to taxis. Continue Reading →

MTA To Spend $2.1 Billion To Fix Subway Delays From Harlem To Hollis

Benito Mussolini made the trains run on time in Italy, can Veronique Hakim make the trains run on time from Harlem to Hollis? Well, your subway commute likely won’t improve just yet, but at least you might find out the real reason behind all the delays in the coming days. Continue Reading →

Person Killed Jumping In Front Of 1 Train In Harlem

NY Daily News reports that an unidentified person fatally leaped into the path of a Harlem subway train Monday night, police said. Continue Reading →

Mass Transit Disruption Between Harlem And Inwood (Update)

Due to switch problems, Harlem A and C train service is suspended between Harlem at 145 Street and Inwood at 207 Street in both directions. 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 →

Metro-North Says To Expect Friday Delays On Harlem Line

Metro-North Railroad said commuters should expect delays at some Harlem line stations throughout the day on Friday. Continue Reading →

Train Spares 18-year-old Girl Who Fell Off Harlem Subway Platform While Dancing (Update)

She got her groove back — then fell on the tracks. An 18-year-old girl dancing on a Harlem subway platform tumbled onto the tracks early Friday, but miraculously escaped serious injury when a train rolled over her, police said.

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Take Metro-North To Yankees, Mets Home Games From Harlem

The easiest way to take yourself out to the ball game from the Harlem might just be Metro-North. Continue Reading →