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October 28, 2014

Can you get Ebola on public transportation?

The short answer is that public transportation users either on the same train or riding after the doctor are at “very minimal to zero risk.”


August 6, 2014

NYCT appoints new VP/chief officer for Staten Island Railway

Most recently, Frank Jezycki headed the Infrastructure group in the Department of Subways as the chief infrastructure officer, solidifying his comprehensive background in maintenance, operations and subway construction practices.


July 25, 2014

NYPD cracking down on subway sex crimes

Officers made 128 arrests on charges of sex abuse or forcible touching through Sunday, compared to 104 such collars by the same point in 2013 — a 23% rise.


June 18, 2014

NYCT adding 70 more 'Help Points' on subway

The high-tech devices will serve as a welcome beacon to worried customers and lost tourists alike and is part of the MTA’s ongoing efforts to bring the subway system into the 21st century.


May 7, 2014

Slow adoption of modern tech hampers NYC subway, study says

Reliance on antiquated signaling system adds to delays, inefficiency and safety risks, according to a regional research and advocacy group.


April 23, 2014

N.Y. MTA testing solar-powered kiosks that provide real-time info

Powered 100% by sunlight, the kiosks draw no power from the electrical grid and can remain active for 10 days without needing to be recharged by the sun.


January 2, 2014

NYC transit hubs flooded with lost items

Sometimes oddities like a pet bunny rabbit, a prosthetic leg, a car bumper and a tuba have turned up on the subway.


October 30, 2013

N.Y. MTA details efforts to harden, protect transit post Sandy

The MTA is designing solutions to fully prevent water incursion at the approximately 600 entry points in Lower Manhattan as well as vulnerable vent plants and openings in other flood-prone areas.


October 9, 2013

NYCT taps new sr. VP, dept. of subways

Joseph Leader, who has served as acting sr. VP since May, 2013, brings an enormous amount of experience, talent, and enthusiasm to a job that is one of the most demanding and challenging in the transportation industry.


September 18, 2013

NYC Transit names new president

Carmen Bianco is the seventh person to serve as president since the title was created in 1980. He has served as acting president since April and previously served as sr. VP, department of subways, overseeing the entire subway system since 2010.


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