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New York City Transit

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  • MTA Budget Surprise: 13 Chauffeurs

    MTA Budget Surprise: 13 Chauffeurs
    Subways, buses and trains aren't the only vehicles in motion at the MTA. PIX 11 News reporter Greg Mocker discovered MTA cars are also rolling around town with chauffeurs at the wheel. While reviewing a list of more than 70,000 employees published by the...
  • New York City Subways Can't Come Clean

    New York City Subways Can't Come Clean
    It is no dirty little secret that New York City subways are not as clean as they used to be. That is according to a survey conducted by a watchdog group. The Straphangers Campaign found that only half of the subway cars were noted to be clean last fall....
  • NYC's 'See Something, Say Something' Campaign Goes National

    NYC's 'See Something, Say Something' Campaign Goes National
    The "See Something, Say Something" campaign is nothing new to New Yorkers, but now the rest of the country will learn what we already know. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano launched a national crusade Thursday inspiring citizens to speak up...
  • Manhole Fire Snarls Subway Service in Brooklyn

    Manhole Fire Snarls Subway Service in Brooklyn
    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...
  • Video: Man Caught Kissing, Hugging Chicken on Train

    Video: Man Caught Kissing, Hugging Chicken on Train
    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...
  • C, D Trains Switch Routes Due To Repair Work

    C, D Trains Switch Routes Due To Repair Work
    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...
  • Fewer People Packing NYC Subways

    Fewer People Packing NYC Subways
    Despite common perception, fewer people are having to squeeze onto the New York City subway. In a press release Saturday, the NYC Transit said a weakened economy and regional job losses have led to the first drop in NYC Transit ridership since 2003. Even...
  • Two Indicted In Foiled NYC Subway Bomb Plot Case

    Two Indicted In Foiled NYC Subway Bomb Plot Case
    Two high school classmates of admitted terrorist were indicted Thursday in a foiled scheme to bomb New York City subways that a prosecutor said was directed by " al-Qaida leadership." Zarein Ahmedzay and Adis Medunjanin, both 25, pleaded not guilty in...
  • Half of NYC Subway Cameras Not Working

    Half of NYC Subway Cameras Not Working
    People may not be as safe as they think in subway stations. According to the Metropolitan Transportation Agency, out of the more than 4,000 cameras inside subway stations right now, roughly half aren't working due to software problems or construction....
  • MTA Ranks Most Dangerous Intersections

    MTA Ranks Most Dangerous Intersections
    Two Upper East Side intersections rank in the top five of areas for bus related accidents in 2009, a New York City Transit study has found. Twenty-nine accidents at East 57th Street and Third Avenue in Manhattan ranked tops in the city for pedestrian...
  • 'Secret' Subway Exit In Decoy Brooklyn Brownstone

    'Secret' Subway Exit In Decoy Brooklyn Brownstone
    Sandwiched between two Brooklyn Heights homes is a curious building that's one of the worst kept secrets in the five boroughs. The NYPD doesn't want you to know the address, but the facade of this faux brownstone is like something out of "The Matrix." On...
  • 4/15 Interactive, Disposable Login Details, On the Rock Performs Song on NYC Subway

    Disposable Login Details: Http://www.bugmenot.com/ On The Rock Performs Song on NYC Subway: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h8WiyX21A1c&feature=topvideos