Massimo Vignelli Dead At 83

The name Massimo Vignelli is a household name to NYC Subway buffs as he created the dramatic NYC Subway map in 1972. While I had read he was gravely ill with little time left, it is still sad to read that he passed away earlier today at his home in the Upper East Side of […]

MTA Identifies Bus Driver Killed Today

Unfortunately tragedy struck the ranks of the MTA today as a NYC Transit bus driver was killed when his bus was struck by a stolen truck. Here is more: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has identified the bus operator killed this morning when his bus was struck by a stolen truck at the corner of […]

MTA Officer Commits Suicide In Brooklyn

Tragedy struck over the July 4th holiday weekend as an unnamed 53 year old MTA security officer committed suicide. Here is more in a brief report by Joe Kemp & Thomas Tracy of the New York Daily News: An MTA security guard took her own life inside a Brooklyn subway station Saturday, police sources said. […]

Suicide The Leading Cause Of Subway Deaths

In what comes as no surprise to me & I am sure many others, a report obtained by the New York Post shows that suicide is the leading cause of NYC Subway deaths. The subway which was done by the MTA shows that 51% of deaths between 2010 & 2012 on the subway were the […]

Tragic Weekend On The Subway

This weekend was filled with tragedy on the NYC Subway as it featured 4 deaths & the potential for a 5th. The tragic events first started on Friday morning around 2:15 AM when a man was pinned to the platform by a Bronx-bound (northbound) 2 train at the 174th Street station while trying to cross […]