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Lhota, New NYCTA Boss Byford Talk About Big Plans For Improvements

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman Joe Lhota recently returned to the organization to deal with crowded cards, track fires, a failing signal system, and daily delays. 481 more words


MTA's First Female Escalator Mechanic Dies While Giving Birth To Twins

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — The woman who made history as the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s first female escalator mechanic has died while giving birth to twin girls. 125 more words


Riders Alliance Urges Straphangers To Tweet Cuomo About Frustrating Delays

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Commuter advocates want to turn straphangers into activists.

As 1010 WINS’ John Montone reported, Riders Alliance members will be distributing ‘subway delay action kits’ to commuters whenever trains are stuck or delayed. 140 more words


MTA Rolls Out Vintage Subway Trains For Holiday Season

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Just in time for the holidays, the MTA is rolling out some vintage subway trains.

This year take a ride on a train from the 1930s decked with ceiling fans and original ads. 56 more words


Public Transportation 2: Looking Back

In the years I have been taking public transportation, I have seen and heard many things. To sum it up in five words, “People continue to amaze me”. 949 more words


I had just left 45th street and Fifth Avenue in the city .

I was going to the next stop on my own 30 Plus Teams Tour of New York City . 1,120 more words


The Club

While this blog is mainly about running in Calgary, I also mentioned that I would include some of my more interesting experiences of adjusting to life in Calgary.  904 more words