Subways

MTA subway cleaning coronavirus
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
May 05, 2020 - 5:52 pm
The daily shutdown of the New York City subway system begins overnight Wednesday.
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New York City subway
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Marta Zielinska
April 28, 2020 - 4:03 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo calls the current state of New York City's subways "disgusting" as the city and MTA have been engaged in a back-and-forth over the issue of homeless people sleeping on trains during the coronavirus pandemic.
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R-42 Subway
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Steve Burns
March 24, 2020 - 4:29 pm
The MTA will be implementing an "essential service" plan that will reduce service in wake of drastic drops in ridership, but keeps mass transit running for first responders, health care personnel and other essential workers amid the coronavrius outbreak.
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MTA NYC Transit Retires R-42 Subway Cars
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Kristie Keleshian
February 12, 2020 - 4:15 pm
The MTA first introduced its R-42 subway cars in 1969. On Wednesday, R-42s will run on New York City tracks for the last time. The R-42s are scheduled to run along the A line Wednesday in the late morning and early afternoon, making all stops.
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MTA Combat Hate - Pat Foye
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Mack Rosenberg
January 27, 2020 - 5:02 pm
The MTA on Monday unveiled a new campaign to fight hate crimes after a transgender woman was attacked on a subway platform in Washington Heights.
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New York City Subway
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Steve Burns
January 24, 2020 - 2:55 pm
Andy Byford’s abrupt exit from the Metropolitan Transit Authority on Thursday has led to renewed calls for a change in the agency’s governing structure.
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Blurred subway train
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
January 22, 2020 - 7:58 pm
Multiple subway lines were delayed during the Wednesday evening commute when bed bugs were found inside a signal tower and dispatchers' office.
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homeless
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Rich Lamb
January 21, 2020 - 3:36 pm
The city is testing a new program to help homeless individuals out of the subway system and away from the courts.
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Homeless in subway
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
January 16, 2020 - 6:43 pm
An audit by the New York State Comptroller found the homeless population in the city’s subways has grown out of control because the city’s Department of Homeless Services has neglected to monitor a non-profit tasked with outreach efforts.
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Subway Entrance
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Mack Rosenberg
January 15, 2020 - 4:10 pm
Hundreds of subway stations have stairwells that have been closed off for years and the city comptroller is demanding answers from the MTA.
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