Topic : subway cleanliness

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N.Y. MTA unveils extensive track cleaning plan

Rail| August 9, 2016

Sustained effort to keep the tracks clean includes two-week track cleaning blitz at all 469 subway stations and new cleaning equipment.

Trash can free rail station pilot yields positive results in N.Y.

Management & Operations| August 6, 2015

The pilot stations have seen a reduction in trash volumes, rodent activity, as well as several other benefits. While the number of track fires at the pilot stations have remained neutral, the rate of track fires at the pilot stations is currently lower than the rate at stations with trash cans.  

Management & Operations| May 27, 2015

New CTA courtesy campaign shames inconsiderate rider behavior

The campaign, featuring a series of messages to be placed on buses and trains, reflects some of the most commonly heard complaints from riders about the behaviors of fellow public transit passengers.

Management & Operations| May 15, 2015

Audit finds NYC subway cleanliness 'woefully inadequate'

The vast majority of New York City’s underground subway tracks — filled with rats and vermin, dirt, garbage and other debris — are cleaned sporadically, and stations with peeling paint that desperately need attention are ignored, according to a new audit released Thursday by New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer.

Rail| September 4, 2012

NYC removes more trash cans from subways

The pilot originated in two stations with the goal of reducing the number of exposed trash bags that would have to be removed from the system and to help control the rodent population in the subway.

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