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Fixing the subway could cost $9 billion, but MTA head says no new fare increases

MANHATTAN — The head of the MTA on Tuesday revealed a plan to fix the city’s subway system that includes thousands of new workers, added cars on certain trains and testing whether ripping out seats can help ease overcrowding. 564 more words

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Bitter Battle Brewing Over Funding Fix For City's Subway System

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Relief for frustrated straphangers could be just around the corner.

The head of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority put the finishing touches on plans for a remedy for the city’s subway system, saying Mayor Bill de Blasio needs to help foot the bill. 485 more words

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Lawmakers Hold Community Discussion On Commuters' Subway Frustrations

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Lawmakers in upper Manhattan held a community meeting Saturday for commuters to vent their frustrations and share their stories regarding recent troubles with the city’s subway system. 235 more words

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Subway train derails in Brooklyn

BROOKLYN — A morning rush-hour derailment in Brooklyn is still impacting subway service as the evening rush gets underway, officials said.

The second set of wheels on the second car of a Q train came off the rails at about 8:55 a.m. 326 more words

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State plans to request more funding from NYC for MTA projects

Who owns the subways?

Technically, according to the state laws and agreements that created the relationship between the city and the state, the New York City Transit Authority is leased to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. 325 more words

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Cuomo, De Blasio Continue To Point Fingers Over Who Should Pay For Subway Fix

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — With subway riders calling for an end to their commuting nightmare, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio are pointing fingers over who should pay for the fix. 426 more words

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SoH: Community Discussion

July 20, 2017

Join Congressman Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) for his community discussion regarding the New York City subway crisis, #SummerOfHell, on Saturday, July 22nd starting at 1:00 p.m. 229 more words