Critics of an initiative to stop fare evasion say residents living in poverty are punished and harkens back to New York's so-called Broken Windows policing that helped foster the mass criminalization of nonviolent Black and brown people.
An incident involving a transgender woman getting pushed onto the subway tracks in New York City has now been labeled a hate crime. The incident occurred Monday morning at the platform of a No. 6 train heading towards Brooklyn at Bleecker Street. David Hollister, 28, who identifies as a woman, was waiting for the train when […]
The MTA will heavily enforce rules concerning protests at Grand Central station, following two arrests Tuesday, the New York Daily News reports. RELATED: #BlackLivesMatter Protestors Occupy Grand Central For 24 Hours The change comes a day after a #BlackLivesMatter group completed a 24-hour action against police violence at the terminal. During that demonstration, MTA officers arrested activist […]
The MTA wrote up a motorman who joined in on the annual “No Pants Subway Ride” in New York City on his day off in January, according to the New York Daily News. SEE ALSO: School Bus Driver Mocks Crying Child And Makes Students Chime In Christopher Chase (pictured) not only took part in the popular improv […]
This morning, riders on New York’s MTA subway train system in Queens endured a scary event, where two people were injured after a woman went on stabbing rampage. MTA officials say Dina Saint-Fleur, 25, was arrested around 8:45 a.m., after slashing two victims, reports the New York Post. MUST WATCH: How To Give Your Closet […]
NEW YORK–Carlos Cancel saved a drunken man’s life on a NYC subway station Friday–the interesting part is that it wasn’t the first time. Twenty years ago, Cancel jumped off a subway platform to save a man who had fell over at 34th St. When another drunken man on Friday lost his footing and fell over […]
NEW YORK–Two women engaged in a vicious brawl on a New York City train after one woman sprayed the other with Mace. Shortly thereafter, one of the woman’s baby, safely strapped in a stroller, rolled off the train. The fight was captured on a cellphone and uploaded on YouTube and Animal New York. It is […]
New York — The New York Daily News is reporting that the MTA is using trains to transport garbage late nights collected from tracks by the work crews. A transit worker told the paper that he’s seen passengers sharing cars with big orange trash magazines. “I’ve seen stacks of bags, leaking, blocking the doorway, blocking […]
New York–An underground ad campaign for Diddy’s new album had some Manhattan commuters doing double takes Tuesday morning.
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