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MTA Sees 80 Percent Increase In Subway Trains Delayed By Unruly Passengers

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — It seems problem passengers are to blame for many delays on the New York City subway system.

In January, 2,300 trains were delayed due to unruly passengers starting fights, pulling the emergency brake and holding the doors, among other things, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority confirmed to 1010 WINS. 244 more words


Petition: Weekend L Train Shutdowns Will Be Detrimental To Brooklyn Businesses

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Some Brooklyn residents have launched a petition calling on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to cancel plans to shut down the L Train for five weekends in April and May. 366 more words


Police: Woman Threw Coffee In MTA Bus Driver's Face On St. Patrick's Day

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police on Monday were searching for a woman who threw coffee in a city bus driver’s face in the Flatiron District, in the midday hours on St. 125 more words


MTA Employee Intervenes In Slashing Attack Near Subway Platform

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Authorities say an employee with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority stepped in to help after witnessing an attack on a man.

Police said an argument between two men in front of a subway token booth at the 28th Street-Park Avenue South station in Manhattan escalated to the point where one man pulled out a knife. 71 more words


2 MTA Bus Drivers Arrested In Midtown After Alleged Road Rage Fight

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Two city bus drivers were arrested Friday evening, after they allegedly got into a fight when one cut the other off in traffic. 89 more words


State Lawmaker Calls For Signage Instructing People Who See Someone On Subway Tracks

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A state lawmaker on Monday launched a plan to get the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to put up new subway signage, in an effort to help save lives. 134 more words


MTA, Subway Riders Experience Rough Week

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — It’s been a difficult week for the MTA.

Tuesday’s subway delays during the evening rush were followed by more problems Wednesday night. 177 more words