Topic : overcrowding

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How the Tokyo Metro Handles Rush Hour to Operate On Time

Rail| November 6, 2019

To help alleviate the crowding during rush hour, the company developed a promotion that incentivized people to use the train during off-peak hours instead

Tokyo Metro offers free noodles to ease rush-hour crowding

Rail| January 23, 2019

The Tozai subway line service averaged 76,000 riders between 7:50 a.m. and 8:50 a.m in 2017.

Management & Operations| May 22, 2018

NYCT expanding some bus, rail service to accomodate demand

The changes will result in shorter wait times and reduced crowding on the lines at certain times.

Rail| May 9, 2018

2020 Olympics could paralyze Tokyo’s subway system, study warns

Per data from a local university, some 1.3 million spectators might join 8 million regular commuters in the greater Tokyo area.

Management & Operations| February 16, 2018

NJ Transit to ease overcrowded trains, confirms Corbett as exec. director

Twenty railcars will be put back in service that had been waiting to have Positive Train Control equipment installed, with the agency also planning to lease another 20 railcars from the Marlyand Transit Administration.

Rail| July 10, 2017

'Summer of Hell' begins as Amtrak begins Penn Station track work

The “hell” is expected to last for two months, with track repair work expected to be completed by Sept. 1.

Rail| January 11, 2017

Tokyo considers drastic measures to fix extreme subway crowding

The average capacity at peak service times came to 164% in 2015, which has been steady for around 15 years, according to officials.

Security and Safety | November 16, 2016

Subway deaths lead N.Y. MTA to discuss doors, 'controllers' for platforms

Members of the New York MTA board revived talks about installing the equipment after a recent uptick in train deaths — some deemed suicides and others the result of people being pushed.

Management & Operations| October 6, 2016

NJ Transit adding trains to ease overcrowding following Hoboken crash

Officials said they will monitor overcrowding on the Main, Bergen, Port Jervis, and Pascack Valley lines and will deploy "additional capacity, when available, in selected areas" to relieve overcrowding.

Bus| July 24, 2015

Port Authority to realign gates at NYC bus terminal

The changes are aimed at improving bus operations and reducing congestion in the terminal that can stretch back out into the inbound Lincoln Tunnel and beyond.

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