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June 26, 2014

N.Y. MTA eyeing video surveillance for all subway cars

A former FBI agent and president of security system company said it would cost tens of millions of dollars to install the right cameras in all 6,000 cars, but would be worthwhile.


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 22, 2014

Artist creates 'Personal Space Dress' to combat subway harassment

The motorized dress has proximity sensors built in, and when they detect someone invading the wearer's personal space, they trigger a plastic scaffolding around the dress' hem to expand.


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

Deer tracking cameras help catch N.Y. subway copper thieves

Since the police began using the trophy cameras in September, nine incidents of trespassing in the subways have been caught on camera, and two people have been arrested as a result, according to the report.


April 22, 2014

Turbine generates energy from L.A. Metro subway airflow

It is projected that the 10-foot airflow equipment could generate more than 28,000 kWh per year – enough to power about 12 homes in California for one year, or turn out approximately $6,000 per year in electrical production.


April 16, 2014

MTA awards contracts for East Side Access Manhattan tunnels, caverns

Contractors will line more than 10,000 linear feet of newly excavated tunnels with permanent structural concrete walls, and install complex communications systems in Grand Central Terminal’s future Long Island Rail Road concourse.


March 20, 2014

Designers unveil self-cleaning subway grips

Cyclean is a new handle design that works similarly to rotating cloth towel machines, disinfecting the strap as it revolves. The design team won an award for the concept.


March 5, 2014

TTC rolls out subway navigation enhancements

Will apply already existing line numbers and color-coding to the four subway and rail lines, make greater use of pictograms and improve station entrance signage across the city.


January 31, 2014

N.Y. MTA unveils new subway art cards

Three new art cards will adorn the panels in subway cars throughout the MTA system. The art cards are seen close-up, by millions of riders throughout the year.


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