System Conditions

MTA Raises Certain Subway Speed Limits

Long time NYC Subway riders remember the days when certain stretches of the system had trains speed through what felt like at the speed of light. Unfortunately some accidents mainly due to human error caused the agency to overreact & implement signal timers which led to severely reduced speeds. This was especially evident on express […]


Greenpoint Elevator Project Moves Forward

Earlier today, MTA NYC announced that its project to install an elevator at the Greenpoint Avenue station will be moving forward. Here is more via the press release I received: MTA New York City Transit announced today that the next phase of a project to bring full accessibility to the Greenpoint Av  station will require […]


MTA Performing Accelerated JMZ Repairs

With the  train shutdown impending in the near future, MTA NYC Transit announced the acceleration of repairs to the & . Here are more details courtesy of the press release they asked me to share with my readers: MTA New York City Transit is continuing its accelerated schedule of proactive weekend track maintenance and repairs, […]


Brooklyn Elevator Only Works Half The Time

NYC Subway riders are already up against it on a daily basis whether it be with delays or the system conditions they face daily. So when an elevator that was installed to help ease commutes only works 50% of the time, it just adds further insult to injury. This is the case at the Atlantic […]


MTA Workers Claim Agency Risking Derailment

Some MTA workers are claiming that the agency is risking another possible NYC Subway derailment after spotting some loose rails strewn in the middle of tracks on the & between Manhattan & Brooklyn. Dan Rivoli of the New York Daily News has more: The MTA apparently hasn’t learned its lesson after a 2017 subway derailment […]