May 3, 2012
Many of the assaults stem from incidents where transit police attempt to catch fare evaders, and typically involve people spitting on employees.
November 10, 2011
The spitting incidents, which usually happen on buses, but also on trains, are happening an average of 14 times a month, according to a CBS New York report.
May 25, 2010
Statistics have been deemed "troubling" as the MTA is facing a $400M budget shortfall.
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