Death

Cops Seek Subway Pusher

The biggest fear (if not, it should be!) of any NYC Subway rider is to get pushed onto the tracks in the path of an oncoming train. Many times the outcome is predictably fatal. Unfortunately this was the case yesterday morning when an unidentified black male pushed 61 year old Wai Kuen Kwok onto the […]


Woman Killed By MTA Bus In Queens

Late Wednesday night, a 55 year old woman was struck & killed by a Q47 bus at the intersection of Astoria Blvd & 80th St. Alison Fox of AMNY has more: A 55-year-old woman was hit and killed by an MTA bus in Queens late Wednesday night, police said. The woman, Melania Ward, was crossing […]


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. […]