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Subway Tragedies Spark Outrage from Politicians

Written by NY Press on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer wants answers after a recent spike in deaths, injuries By Caroline Lewis A man jumped onto the subway tracks as an R train came hurtling toward the platform at the Fourth Avenue-Ninth Street Station in Park Slope on Sunday morning. The man was taken to the hospital and remained in [&hellip
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C Tops List as the Worst Line in the City

Written by West Side Spirit on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

JamesKelleher_CTrain1 copy by Paul Bisceglio Have a favorite subway line? So does the New York Public Interest Research Group, whose Straphangers Campaign released its annual State of the Subway report last week. The report ranks subway lines from best to worst by compiling MTA New York City Transit data from 2011 in six categories: amount of scheduled [&hellip
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Subway Olympics: Which is NYC’s Best Line?

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

By Paul Bisceglio   Have a favorite subway line? So does the New York Public Interest Research Group, whose Straphangers Campaign released its annual State of the Subway report this week. The report ranks subway lines from best to worst by compiling 2011 MTA New York City Transit data on  in six categories: amount of [&hellip
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Rodents Run Amok! How Much of a Threat Do Rats Pose?

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Miscellaneous, News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, NY Press Exclusive, Our Town, Our Town Downtown

Another subway rat attack unnerves New Yorkers by Nick Gallinelli We’ve all had the dream— where we’re standing in front of a large audience, larger than reasonably possible, and we’re stark naked. Fortunately for us, we’ve probably never actually experienced that dream in reality. Unfortunately for Ana Vargas, a 40-year-old New Yorker, she did (albeit in [&hellip
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C TRAIN IS CITY’S WORST

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By Dan Rivoli For two years in a row, the Straphangers Campaign called the C train the worst subway line in the city in its annual report card. The line stretches from the tip of northern Manhattan, through the Upper West Side and through the rest of the borough into Brooklyn, ending in the East [&hellip
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