Subways

MTA MetroCard subway
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June 24, 2019 - 3:44 pm
An MTA board member on Monday proposed publically shaming individuals who skip the fare on buses and subways.
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subway robbery
NYPD
June 18, 2019 - 7:43 pm
Police are looking for a crafty thief who used an unusual pick-pocketing technique on the subway last week.
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Homeless in subway
Mario Tama/Getty Images
June 13, 2019 - 7:05 pm
The de Blasio Administration announced Thursday it will begin diverting law-breaking homeless on the subways into support services instead of issuing a court summons.
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NYPD
May 23, 2019 - 8:47 am
The MTA suspects a group of anarchists have been the cause of hundreds of train delays over the years by pulling emergency brakes on subway trains.
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Music Under New York
Steve Burns/WCBS 880
May 21, 2019 - 6:03 pm
The final auditions for the MTA’s Music Under New York program got underway Tuesday as the agency searches for musicians to perform in the subway.
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subway in Manhattan
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May 19, 2019 - 3:06 pm
The MTA released new performance stats on Sunday, with the subway showing its best on-time rates in five and a half years -- but transit advocates say there's still a lot of work to be done.
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Subway F train
Drew Angerer/Getty Images
May 15, 2019 - 2:16 pm
City lawmakers and police officials are pushing new legislation that would ban repeat sexual offenders from the city’s subway system for life.
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L train Bedford Avenue
WCBS 880
April 27, 2019 - 11:53 am
Dozens of MTA workers lined the entrances to the Bedford Avenue L train station in Brooklyn on Saturday morning to let riders know about alternative options in case they want to avoid the inconveniences of the L line slowdown, which started Friday night.
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MTA Camera
Mario Tama/Getty Images
April 22, 2019 - 6:00 pm
The MTA insists cameras in the city’s busiest subways stations are there to make sure riders do not skip the fare, and nothing else, after a group claimed the transit agency was rolling out facial recognition software without the public’s knowledge.
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subway q train
WCBS 880
March 20, 2019 - 3:24 pm
Mayor Bill de Blasio is backing Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposal to ban people who repeatedly commit sexual crimes on public transportation from using the transit service.
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