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New York City Transit

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Top New York City Transit Articles

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  • NYPD Increases Police Patrols On Subways In Bronx, Queens

    NYPD Increases Police Patrols On Subways In Bronx, Queens
    A cop on every train. That's what the NYPD is doing in the Bronx and on two subway lines in Queens. Police flood the trains from midnight to 6 a.m. "I like it. I love it. I feel more safer when cops are around. I love it," said Michael Trujillo, a Queens...
  • Kevin Bacon Robbed in NYC Subway

    Kevin Bacon Robbed in NYC Subway
    The actor who's known for the game "Six Degrees" is now separated from an all-important item - his Blackberry! Last week, a thief in the New York City subway system reportedly took off with Bacon's Blackberry. The New York Post says the heist occurred at...
  • Report Eyes NYC Subway Safety

    Report Eyes NYC Subway Safety
    Investigators say New York subway riders may risk falling onto the tracks because yellow boards at the edge the platforms are deterioriating. The strips - called rubbing boards - are made with wood or fiberglass. They're supported by bolts and metal....
  • DA: Bronx Bunch Churned Out Thousands Of Fake Checks

    DA:  Bronx Bunch Churned Out Thousands Of Fake Checks
    Prosecutors say they've nailed a band of identity thieves that ran a stunningly simple scheme to defraud businesses, banks and government agencies of more than a million dollars. The check scam was effective and not very complex. The Manhattan District...
  • NYC Subway Conductor Delivers Baby On R Train

    NYC Subway Conductor Delivers Baby On R Train
    New York City Transit conductor Bretta Sykes says she went to catch a train and caught a baby instead. Sykes was waiting for an incoming train in lower Manhattan on Thursday afternoon when a woman in a subway train at the station went into active labor....
  • 2nd Baby Born On Mass Transit In 2 Days

    2nd Baby Born On Mass Transit In 2 Days
    Who needs a hospital when you have mass transit? For the second day in a row, a baby girl, who just couldn't seem to wait, entered the world with a whole bunch of New Yorkers looking on. A woman gave birth shortly before 10:30 a.m. Friday on a B61 bus in...
  • NYC Subway Attacks On The Rise

    NYC Subway Attacks On The Rise
    Predators lurking in New York City subways, hoping to sneak a grope or feel, appear to be a frightening growing trend, officials announced Thursday. According to NYPD Transit Chief James Hall, complaints of sexual abuse have increased four percent from...
  • Missing Autistic Boy Spent 11 Days Wandering NYC Subway

    Missing Autistic Boy Spent 11 Days Wandering NYC Subway
    A missing 13-year-old boy with Asperger's syndrome spent 11 days in the subway system before being found. Police found Francisco Hernandez Jr. in a Coney Island station on October 26 after the boy survived for almost two weeks on a diet consisting of...
  • Straphangers Frustrated With Odd MetroCard Amounts

    Straphangers Frustrated With Odd MetroCard Amounts
    Subway riders across the city often get frustrated with the strange amounts of cash left on their MetroCards after a few rides. More than a year ago, the MTA reportedly changed its formula for getting bonuses on pay-per-ride cards. The switch from 20...
  • MTA Whisteblower Claims He Was Attacked By Co-Workers

    MTA Whisteblower Claims He Was Attacked By Co-Workers
    An MTA employee claims he was shoved off a Brooklyn platform after he exposed workers who were apparently sitting around idle for hours everyday. Juan de los Santos, 43, told the New York Daily News he suffered a broken nose, broken teeth and a gash that...
  • Man Killed By Subway Train

    Man Killed By Subway Train
    A man has been killed by a subway train in Brooklyn, resulting in some rush-hour delays. Transit officials say the incident occurred at 8:32 a.m. Thursday at the Pennsylvania Avenue station. The accident affected the 2, 3 and 4 lines. Power was shut...