Posts Tagged ‘subway’

WORRIES OVER COLUMBUS SQ. CONSTRUCTION

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Park West Village residents near the Columbus Square development met with Department of Buildings officials earlier this month to discuss safety in the area. The Dec. 3 meeting, held at Second Presbyterian Church on Central Park West and West 96th Street, was organized after an Oct. 8 crane malfunction caused a counterweight to crash through [&hellip
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MTA CUTS TO WS STATIONS

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West Side subway stations are about to get a little lonelier for straphangers. The MTA, which has targeted stations for staff cutbacks, has detailed proposed changes that will reduce the number of subway employees. “The plan to reduce staffing in subway station and to eliminate some secondary full-time agent booths is a part of New [&hellip
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Lunch on the Go

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Maryam Boddie (left) and Benita Campos breastfeed their babies on a downtown A train as part of the annual Breastfeeding Subway Caravan, organized by East Side State Sen. Liz Krueger and the New York City Breastfeeding Promotion Leadership Committee. The caravan celebrated the passage of Krueger’s Breastfeeding Bill of Rights, which is now awaiting the [&hellip
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Stemming Subway Noise

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To the Editor: I would like to comment on the July 16 article concerning subway noise (Education Update, “Subway Noise Can Damage Hearing”). More than a year, I addressed a letter to Mayor Bloomberg about two types of subway noise. I received no response. I am hoping that your article and/or this letter will motivate someone [&hellip
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