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Man Suspected of Exposing Himself, Sexually Assaulting Woman With Autism in West Hollywood

A man suspected of exposing himself and sexually assaulting a woman with autism in West Hollywood was being sought by authorities Thursday.

The 20-year-old victim was walking home after exiting a Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus at the Santa Monica Boulevard and Fairfax Avenue stop when she was approached by a man who exposed himself several times, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department stated in a news release. 185 more words

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Surge in Ridership Pushes New York Subway

Riders waiting for the L train on a packed subway platform at Union Square in Manhattan last month. Subway use, now at nearly 1.8 billion rides a year, has not been this high in New York City since 1948. 686 more words

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Transit Museum in NYC shares MTA history, interactive exhibits

New York’s Transit Museum is in the former Court Street station on the corner of Boerum Place and Schermerhorn Street in Downtown Brooklyn.

The station opened in 1936, but closed 10 years later because it wasn’t used enough, explained Regina Asborno, director of the museum. 710 more words

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App Lets You See How The Second Avenue Subway Will Help You

The Second Avenue Subway’s first phase is so close, we can almost hear it rumbling under our feet. The first phase, running the Q train through a rehabilitated station at Lexington Avenue and East 63rd Street to new stations on Second Avenue at 72nd Street, 86th Street, and 96th Street, is set to be open in December. 227 more words

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M.T.A. Spending Plan Restores Funding for 2nd Ave. Subway

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s board approved a new version of its long-delayed capital plan on Wednesday, allocating money for system upgrades and expansion projects and restoring funding for the next phase of the Second Avenue subway line. 699 more words

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NYCT subway ridership reaches highest point in nearly 70 years

Last year, MTA New York City Transit‘s (NYCT) subway system logged an annual ridership of 1.763 billion, marking the agency’s highest ridership since 1948. 365 more words

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Second Ave. Subway Could Be Delayed Again Due to Station Problems

To no one’s surprise, some work in the first phase is running behind

The under-construction 72nd Street station in September 2015 Metropolitan Transportation Authority / Patrick Cashin… 239 more words

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