| Nov 24, 2009
| 12:50 PM
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...
| Nov 30, 2009
| 1:26 PM
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...
| Dec 8, 2009
| 6:35 PM
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...
| Dec 10, 2009
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...
| Jun 12, 2009
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....
| Jun 12, 2009
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...
| Jul 28, 2009
City subway and buses and are about to get dirtier as the MTA makes cuts in its budget.
Due to a decline in ridership, the MTA will slash $33 million from its maintenance budget by 2010. This money would have been used for the upkeep and cleaning of...
| Jul 28, 2009
| 5:05 PM
The MTA has launched "a vigorous and thorough investigation" into an incident in which a subway rider claimed he saw a child behind the controls of a subway train, while the conductor watched on.
Jules Cattie, an attorney who resides on the East Side,...
| Jan 18, 2010
| 1:58 PM
A manhole fire in Brooklyn Monday temporarily shut down some subway service in the area.
The incident occurred around noon on Willow Place, near downtown Brooklyn. The explosion prompted the evacuation of buildings in Brooklyn Heights near Borough Hall...
| Jan 27, 2010
| 6:53 PM
Straphangers on the uptown 6 train were treated to quite an unusual show Tuesday night as a man donning an MTA shirt began to wrestle a live chicken.
A rider apparently taped video of the entire incident and posted it to his website, which was later...
| Feb 16, 2010
| 5:42 AM
Uptown C and D train service will be switched Tuesday morning through midnight Saturday for replacement signal work in Lower Manhattan.
The replacement work involves signals that control a track switch outside of the A, C, E Canal Street station. This...