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NY City's Infatable Plugs Could Keep Subway Tunnels From Flooding

New York City already knows the potential risk first-hand. In 2012, superstorm Sandy ripped through the city and flooded its subway system. To prevent future flooding, the city hopes that giant inflatable “plugs,” made of interwoven Kevlar belts and waterproof fabric, will save its tunnels.New York City already knows the potential risk first-hand. 35 more words

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What is Next For New York Subway? Toronto Already Knows.

You get on the Toronto subway car and it feels different!!

With a clear view of the entire train it does not look crowded! With no doors you get 10% more space!! 18 more words

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The Subway: Mean Distance Between Failures Falling, So Is the 1980s Returning?

In the 1990s there was an improving statistic that was as central to New York City’s turnaround as the decrease in the crime rate: the increase in mean distance between failures (MDBF) on the New York City subway. 609 more words

What changes do you want to see in NYC’s subway system?

NYC subway in an attempt to modernize the aging transit system. Chief among those is the introduction of more than 1,000 new subway cars (some of which will have an open-gangway design) that’ll be filled with tech-focused upgrades: Wi-Fi, USB ports, the whole nine yards. 151 more words

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New York City Transit fails to collect nearly half of fines

MTA New York City Transit (NYCT) has failed to collect more than $13 million in fines and fees issued between January 2013 and June 2015, New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli announced yesterday. 271 more words

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State: MTA Has Failed To Collect Nearly Half Of Fines It's Owed

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — New York state auditors said Thursday that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is letting nearly half of the fines it is owed fall by the wayside. 204 more words

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Former New York MTA Chair Kiley dies

Robert Kiley, the fifth chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), died Aug. 9 at the age of 80.

Kiley served as MTA chairman from 1983, when he was appointed by then-New York Gov. 251 more words

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