MTA president to New York: We’re sorry for our terrible service

The MTA’s president on Wednesday offered riders an apology for the shoddy state of the city’s transit system. “We’re not happy with the service. And we do owe the public an apology,” MTA president Pat Foye said during a state budget hearing in Albany. The long-awaited mea culpa came under grilling from Sen. James Skoufis, who heads the Senate Investigations […]

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Sex toy company says MTA is ‘sexist’ for bailing on ad deal

A Brooklyn sex toy company says the MTA is a major buzzkill because it banned vibrator ads while allowing ones for erectile dysfunction. Dame Products, which sells frisky treats in Williamsburg, is hot and bothered that Outfront Media, which manages the MTA’s subway ads, reneged on a deal to run its posters inside trains, CEO Alexandra Fine said Friday. “It’s […]

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Multiple people fall onto subway tracks across NYC

Multiple people fell onto various subway tracks across New York City on Thursday, according to MTA officials. The first incident was reported in Manhattan at the 96th Street station at around 2:47 p.m., officials said. Video captured by another straphanger showed firefighters and EMTs tending to the person who fell. “It did not look like he was alive. He was […]

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BART stabbing suspect has dark and violent past

Disturbing new details have emerged about the man arrested for fatally stabbing a woman at a BART Station in Oakland. Court records show that John Lee Cowell, 27, has a dark and violent past — with multiple arrests for battery and a laundry list of things he did to innocent people. At age 18, he was reportedly arrested for beating […]

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New York’s future depends on the subways

Mayor de Blasio finally met with subways chief Andy Byford on Tuesday after Byford had spent half a year on the job. It’s true the mayor doesn’t run the subways — but his constituents’ jobs depend on them, and he should have welcomed Byford to Gotham months ago. Without efficient mass transit, New York couldn’t have increased its number of […]

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Train operator details mom’s suicidal leap with baby

The distraught woman who leaped in front of an oncoming train while clutching her infant son — only for both to escape virtually unscathed — got a running start down the Bronx platform, the train’s operator said. “All I saw was her running towards the south end of the platform, and then she jumped,” said the veteran conductor, still shaken […]

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Subway rider gets surprise in backpack: a gun

In a bizarre subway episode Wednesday night, an unsuspecting straphanger suddenly found himself in possession of a handgun. The 33-year-old man was standing on the L train platform at 14th Street at 8:30 p.m. when he felt a heavy weight drop into his backpack, law enforcement sources told The Post. Turning around, he saw two strange men walking behind him. […]

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Subway delays hit low-income commuters the hardest: study

Delays in the city’s decrepit subway system hit low-income straphangers harder than more well-off commuters, according to a new study by economists at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Because low-income riders tend to live farther away from the transit hubs of Manhattan — in more remote stretches of the city that may only be served by one train […]

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‘Crazy’ subway passenger sucker-punches conductor

A deranged straphanger sucker-punched a subway conductor in Brooklyn on Tuesday — the latest in a recent string of assaults on MTA workers. The unidentified man socked a Q train conductor after his Brighton Beach-bound train pulled into the Prospect Park station at 11:54 a.m., MTA officials said. The rider was acting erratically while aboard the train, according to a […]

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