The futuristic idea to lift commuters above congestion quickly attracted international attention when it was launched last year, but was finally officially scrapped last month. There had been growing speculation that it was no more than an investment scam.
New York MTA Police charge man with hate crimes for graffiti incidents
The suspect was identified as Pasquale Vargas, 65, of Brooklyn. Police believe Vargas is responsible for multiple instances of bias graffiti at Penn Station since February 18.