Security

MTA Plans To Launch Security Committee

Earlier this afternoon, MTA Board Chairman & CEO Jay H. Walder announced the agency’s plans to launch a new security committee. Here is more via a brief report from NY1: Metropolitan Transit Authority Chairman Jay Walder said Monday that he’ll head a new security committee. The committee will discuss risk assessment and how to harden […]


Former MTA Worker Sues Over Subway Safety

Anyone who has ever taken a ride on the NYC Subway has seen those huge station gates that sit on hundreds of staircases throughout the system. These same station gates are at the center of a lawsuit brought against the MTA by a former worker who is suing over the lack of subway safety. The […]


Security Camera Plan Leaves Out Many Stations

Security is one of the biggest concerns for subway riders in New York City (NYC). This concern has increased even more over the last week due to the recent murder of 2 riders on a Brooklyn-bound train. So it is safe to assume that this next story will not help calm those concerns. According to […]


Man Charged With Providing Transit Data To Al Qaeda

Earlier today, court papers were unsealed to reveal that a 26 year old man named Bryant Neal Vinas was charged with providing al Qaeda with data on NYC Transit & the Long Island Rail Road. He was also charged with taking part in a rocket attack on US troops in Afghanistan. Lets take a look […]


MTA Has Filed Countersuit Against Lockheed Martin

At the end of April, I blogged about Lockheed Martin suing the MTA over the agency’s alleged interference in following through on a $300M contract to install a network of digital security cameras. The MTA has officially punched back as earlier today, they filed countersuit against the company. Tom Namako of the New York Post […]